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January 27, 2015

Voters Believe U.S. Can Kick Foreign Oil Dependency

Are Today's Millennials a New Victorian Generation? by Michael Barone

January 26, 2015

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 37%

Clinton vs. Warren, and the Winner Among Democrats Is…

Voters Expect More Of The Same Under New Saudi King

War on Terror Confidence Falls Even Further

January 25, 2015

Americans Are Less Critical Of Impact Movies Have on Society

January 24, 2015

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

January 23, 2015

Are Critics of 'American Sniper' Anti-Violence or Anti-Military?

Voters Like State of the Union Plans But Say Economic Crisis Not Over

Romney Leads the GOP Pack – For Now

  Debt Up; Interest Rates, Too?

Obama's Attempt to Turn the Page Undermined By Policy Failures by Michael Barone

January 22, 2015

To Sell or Not To Sell: Americans Are Unsure

Is It the Government's Job to Close the Income Gap?

Bush vs. Romney, and the Winner Among GOP Voters Is…

Are Inflation Worries Beginning to Wind Down?

Google Glass Joins the Failure Hall of Fame by Froma Harrop

Obama’s Approval Rating and the Outlook for the 2016 Presidential Election By Alan I. Abramowitz

January 21, 2015

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans Are More Confident Their Homes Have Increased in Value

Voters Think Obama’s Plan Makes More Middle Class Taxes Likely

Voters Are Less Skeptical About Elections

Restate of the Union by John Stossel

January 20, 2015

Confidence in America’s Banks Is Up, Too

What America Thinks: Economy’s Up, Gas Prices Are Down

Americans Still Believe We Can Talk Honestly About Race

Voters Have a State of the Union Message: No New Spending

Confidence in Housing Market Jumps to New Highs

Government Created the Housing Bubble and Financial Crisis -- and Could Be Doing so Again By Michael Barone

Stop Making Excuses for Nonvoting Millennials by Froma Harrop

January 19, 2015

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 39%, Republicans 38%

Americans Say MLK's Dream of Equality Remains Unfulfilled

Voters Strongly Suspect Released Gitmo Prisoners Will Attack U.S.

Voters Complain More About Health Care And Aren’t Optimistic

January 18, 2015

Fewer Voters Think Allies Should Follow America's Lead

January 17, 2015

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

January 16, 2015

60% Think U.S. Society is Fair and Decent

Most Voters Still Wary of How Government Does Business

Confidence in Race Relations Tumbles

Feds Still Have Few Friends

Why the Violent Extremists Welcome Attacks on Islam by Joe Conason

Protecting a Tolerant Society Against the Intolerance: A New --- and Old --- Challenge by Michael Barone

January 15, 2015

Cash No Longer Reigns Supreme

Do Most Muslims See America As An Enemy?

Voters Agree The Rich Get Richer

Gilded Youth and Their Pain by Froma Harrop

Harry Reid & The Senate Survivors by Geoffrey Skelley

Voters Repeat: Cut Spending to Help Economy

January 14, 2015

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans Don't Expect Record Low Gas Prices to Last

Ever Lose Credit or Debit Information Online?

Voters Are Even Less Supportive of Obama Acting Alone

The Better Option by John Stossel

January 13, 2015

Americans Still Aren't in a Car-Buying Mood

What America Thinks: Is the Military Best Used at Home or Abroad?

Americans Think Islam Needs To Clean Up Its Act

Support for Long-Term Unemployment Aid Remains Low

License Plates Are Not Bumper Stickers by Froma Harrop

Can Jeb Bush -- or Anyone -- Come up With a Platform for Primaries, General and Presidency? by Michael Barone

January 12, 2015

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 38%, Republicans 38%

Americans Defend Media’s Right to Say What They Want

Voters Favor Free Community College If It’s Cost-Free to Them

Voters Think Pathway to Citizenship Will Lead to More Illegal Immigration

January 11, 2015

Americans Think Charlie-like Attack Likely Here

January 10, 2015

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

January 9, 2015

Voters Doubt More Money Will Make Better Students

Is Congress A Help or Hindrance for the Postal Service?

Voters Want Congress To Tackle Taxes, Spending First

What 'Je Suis Charlie' Should Mean to Us by Joe Conason

Martin Anderson: A Remembrance by Michael Barone

Do Government Workers Work Less, Make More?

January 8, 2015

Don't Call Us, We'll Text You

Americans Remain Positive About the Jobs Picture

Americans Are Far Less Fearful of Ebola

Playtime Is Over for Obamacare's Foes By Froma Harrop

Support For Women in Combat Reaches New High

January 7, 2015

33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Leading Economic Indicators Back to Pre-2008 Levels

Voters to Mexico: Stop Illegal Immigrants or Lose U.S. Aid

Trust by John Stossel

Most Still Expect Government to Spend More Under Obama

January 6, 2015

What America Thinks: Republicans Are Searching for a 2016 Presidential Candidate

Rasmussen Employment Index Closes 2014 On Another High

Obama or Congress: Who Should Be in Charge?

Americans Still Worry About Population Growing Too Fast

Family Fragmentation: Can Anything Be Done? by Michael Barone

The Rich and Their Anti-Vaccine Quacks by Froma Harrop

January 5, 2015

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 38%

Support Fades for Abortion Waiting Period

Voters Still Want Death Penalty for Boston Marathon Bomber

Voters View Obamacare More Favorably

January 4, 2015

Gay Marriage's Still A Close Call

January 3, 2015

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

January 2, 2015

Obama's Job Approval Up A Point in December

Voters Say Mission Not Accomplished in Afghanistan

David Koch Loves Manhattan by Froma Harrop

Voter Turnout Boomed Under Bush, Not Under Obama by Michael Barone

Americans Share a Brighter View of the Year Ahead

January 1, 2015

Americans More Optimistic They’ll Keep New Year's Resolutions

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December 31, 2014

30% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Most Voters Now Favor Leaving Troops Behind in Afghanistan

America Plans to Welcome 2015 With a Kiss and a Drink

December 30, 2014

Americans Used Postal Service More This Holiday Season

What America Thinks: Looking Back at 2014

Voters Think GOP Needs A Fresh Face in 2016

Hollywood, Women and Angelina

December 29, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 39%, Republicans 39%

President Gets No Bounce from Improving Economy

Republicans Aren't Thrilled by Another Bush Candidacy

Few Have Bought Health Insurance Through New Exchanges

December 27, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

December 26, 2014

Nearly Half Want Their State to Legalize Recreational Pot

Behold, the Magic Kingdom of Dynamic Scoring By Froma Harrop

Washington Power Is Flowing Away By Michael Barone

Voters Still Give Congress Dismal Reviews

December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2014

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

More Americans Will Host Family and Friends This Holiday Season

Up-Lyft-ing Xmas Tale By John Stossel

49% Think U.S. Should Lift Cuba Embargo

December 23, 2014

Voters Have an Unfavorable View of the EPA

Americans Favor U.S. Involvement If North Korea Was Behind Sony Attacks

One-In-Four Voters Think North Korea Wants War

The Rape on Campus Epidemic By Michael Barone

Unzipping the Elizabeth Warren Package By Froma Harrop

Most Americans Unconcerned About Toy Safety

December 22, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 39%

At The Last Minute, 22% Still Haven’t Started Their Holiday Shopping

Americans Disagree with Sony; 26% More Likely to See “The Interview” Now

Voters Remain Strongly Pro-Choice When It Comes To Health Insurance

December 21, 2014

Voters Say Taliban Not True to Islam

December 20, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

December 19, 2014

Debt's Up at Year's End

More Voters View U.S. Economy As Fair

Voters Sour on Taliban But Reluctant to Chase Pakistan School Killers

Most Americans Still Expect Food Prices to Rise

Ending a Policy That's Failed for 50 Years by Joe Conason

December 18, 2014

Half of Adults Trust America's Banks

Americans Still View Home Ownership As Strong Investment

Which Party Do Voters Trust More? Depends on the Issue

Pottersville Goes Online: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Only ~700 Days to Go: A Commentary By Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley

Expect Fewer Christmas Cards This Year

December 17, 2014

25% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Voters Think U.S. Military Should Put America First

Voters to Obama, Congress: Work Together!

Governing vs. Giving by John Stossel

Americans Are Finding More Joy in the Holidays

December 16, 2014

Voters Want Feds to Cut Spending to Boost Economy

Americans Still Have Lots of Holiday Shopping Left

What America Thinks: Americans Are in a Giving Mood This Christmas

Voters See A Sinking America

Homeowners Worry A Bit More About Their Mortgage Payments

Don't Look for Culture War Arguments in Campaign 2016 By Michael Barone

Charity Versus Panhandling by Froma Harrop

December 15, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 37%

Confidence in Housing Market Shows Little Change

Voters Want More Drone Strikes on Terrorists Overseas

Most Still Expect Health Care System to Suffer Under Obamacare

December 14, 2014

Young People Are Less Likely to See Voting As Catalyst For Change

December 13, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

December 12, 2014

Voters Say Spending Cuts Help the Economy

Charity is Up This Christmas

Grand Jury Protests: What Are They Good For?

Voters Put Public Safety Ahead of CIA Disclosures

What 2014 Means for 2016 by Michael Barone

December 11, 2014

Americans Say Violent Video Games Lead to a More Violent Society

Not So Fast, Satan; Other Religious Displays OK on Public Land

Despite Report, Voters Still See Value in CIA Interrogation Tactics

Americans Favor Uniform Cameras, Mostly for Cops' Protection

Do You Vote What You Drink? by Froma Harrop

Crimes Without Punishment by Joe Conason 

Senate 2016: The Republicans’ 2012 Homework by Kyle Kondik

December 10, 2014

26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

It's Jesus vs. Santa Again This Holiday Season

Are Americans Obsessed With Video Games?

Voters Say Obama Shouldn’t Act on Immigration Without Congress

Climate Catastrophe by John Stossel

December 9, 2014

Voters Still Aren’t Thrilled With Public Schools

What American Thinks: Is the Justice System Fair For Everyone?

36% Favor U.S. Declaring War on ISIS

Americans Strongly Believe Cops Protect and Serve

Don't Look for Much Emphasis on Abortion in the 2016 Campaign

December 8, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40%, Republicans 39%

Fewer Americans See Need for Police Profiling

To Sue or Not To Sue Over Obama’s Immigration Plan

Voters Remain Skeptical of Obamacare’s Costs

December 6, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

December 5, 2014

Election 2014:Louisiana Senate Runoff: Cassidy (R) 56%, Landrieu (D) 40%

Most Voters Think Cyberattack Means War

Clinton's Stock Declining in Futures Market by Michael Barone

Americans Remain Confident They're Getting A Pay Raise

December 4, 2014

That Next Job Doesn't Look Quite As Good

Blacks, Whites Agree Obama Hasn’t Improved Race Relations

36% Give Obama Positive Marks for His Immigration Efforts

Are Americans Turning Post-Materialistic? By Froma Harrop

House 2016: Republicans Start With a Commanding Edge By Kyle Kondik

Most Voters Oppose Only Government Having Guns

December 3, 2014

25% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

What America Thinks: Illegal Immigrants and Citizenship

Half of Voters Don’t Think Most Blacks Victimized by Cops

More Holiday Shoppers Doing Business Online

Place Your Bets by John Stossel

December 2, 2014

Taking A Closer Look at Black Friday's Sales

Rasmussen Employment Index Hits Six-Year High

Holiday Shopping Kicks In To Overdrive

Democratic Takeover of Senate in 2016 Possible but Not a Slam Dunk by Michael Barone

Obamacare and the Middle Class By Froma Harrop

How Many Are Willing to Renounce Their U.S. Citizenship?

December 1, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 40%

Obama Full-Month Approval Steady for Third Month in a Row

How Should Congress React to Obama's Immigration Plan?

Obamacare – Back from the Brink of Repeal?

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November 30, 2014

46% Think Justice System Fair to Blacks, 39% Disagree

November 29, 2014

What They Told Us : Reviewing Last Week's Polls

November 28, 2014

Few Think Founding Fathers Would Consider America A Success

It's a Familiar Holiday Refrain: Charge It!

Pelosi's Grip Seems to Have Weakened By Michael Barone

November 27, 2014

Americans Give Thanks

November 26, 2014

26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

More Americans Have Thanksgiving Travel Plans

Just 28% Favor Expanded U.S. Combat Role in Afghanistan

Thanks, Property Rights! by John Stossel

Americans Worry About Credit Card Use But Not Their Own

November 25, 2014

Americans Say Wait For Official Charges Before Pulling Cosby Shows

75% Say It’s Very Important to Be a U.S. Citizen

What America Thinks: Black Friday

Clinton Still Leads Democrats, GOP Race Wide Open for 2016

8% Rate Congress Good or Excellent

Loving Uber Less by Froma Harrop

Nobody Is Pushing Thomas Piketty's Policies to Combat Economic Inequality by Michael Barone

November 24, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 39%

Most Expect Violent Protests in Wake of Ferguson Decision

40% Approve of Obama's Immigration Plan

35% Say They’ve Been Hurt By Obamacare

November 23, 2014

Who’s Your Competition on Black Friday?

November 22, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

November 21, 2014

38% Rate Obama’s Leadership Positively

48% Expect Higher Interest Rates Next Year

Few Expect Ferguson Police Officer To Be Charged

Let's Really Reform Immigration -- To Encourage High-Skill Immigrants by Michael Barone

Voters Think Google, Facebook Spy More Than Government

November 20, 2014

Fix Decaying Pipelines First for Jobs, Health and Safety by Joe Conason

The Democrats' Chronic Depression By Froma Harrop

Pelosi, Reid Are Congress’ Least-Liked Leaders

Louisiana Senate Runoff: Cassidy (R) 56%, Landrieu (D) 41%

When It Comes to NSA, Voters Put Preventing Terrorism Ahead of Privacy

72% Think Stores Start Christmas Season Too Soon

November 19, 2014

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

37% Think Now's A Good Time to Put A Home on the Market

Americans Plan on Spending More This Holiday Season

Control Freaks by John Stossel

Inflation Worries Remain High

November 18, 2014

What America Thinks: Leave My Internet Service Alone

64% Say Their Home is Worth More Than When They Bought It

For Voters, Growth Still Tops Fairness When It Comes to the Economy

Most Voters Still Veto Obama’s Immigration Plan

End the Game on Immigration Reform by Froma Harrop

Where The Polls Were Wrong -- And, Maybe, Why By Michael Barone

54% Are Confident in U.S. Banks

November 17, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 41%

New High: 40% Think Home’s Value Will Go Up In Next Year

Voters Still Support Keystone XL Pipeline

44% Support Health Insurance Individual Mandate

November 15, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

November 14, 2014

Voters Less Confident in America's Shale Oil Reserves

Voters Favor Putting Health Care Law On Hold Until Court Challenges End

32% Think Americans Are Too Stupid to Understand Obamacare

Is This the Political Map of the Future? by Michael Barone

68% Say It’s Impossible to Keep Internet Searches Private

November 13, 2014

Obama Still Stumbles on Fairness, Deficit Issues

Most Want Major Spending Cuts But Don't Expect to Get Them

61% Oppose Federal Regulation of the Internet

Money Matters When It Comes to Support for Mass Transit

Calling the Bluff on Obamacare by Froma Harrop

November 12, 2014

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans Overwhelmingly Say Mass Transit Is Not An Option

Voters Show Tepid Support For Fighting ISIS With Iran

Democracy Delusions by John Stossel

Voters See Election As Rejection of Democrats

November 11, 2014

Americans Drink Domestic Beer, Red Wine and Vodka

Voters Continue To Feel U.S. Doesn't Spend Enough on National Security

Two Hidden Factors in the 2014 Campaign By Michael Barone

There's Something About Paper By Froma Harrop

Voters Say ‘No’ to Lame Duck Congress, ‘Maybe’ on Obama’s Nominees

43% Will Do Something Special to Observe Veterans Day

November 10, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 42%, Democrats 41%

Just 10% Think It’s Good That bin Laden’s Killer Has Gone Public

Voters Doubt Obama, GOP Congress Can Work Together

Are Voters A Little Less Unhappy with Obamacare?

November 9, 2014

Most Americans Aren’t Fans of Plastic Surgery

November 8, 2014

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

November 7, 2014

Americans Say Private Sector Works Harder Than Government Employees

2014 Midterm Elections: How Did We Do in the Governor’s Races?

Americans Enjoy Their Booze

59% Think New GOP Congress Likely to Be A Disappointment

Most Aren't Willing To Pay More to Keep Medicare Afloat

The Shrinkage of the Obama Majority by Michael Barone

Yup, It Was a Wave By Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley

Beneath the Republican Wave, Voters Still Reject Right-Wing Ideology By Joe Conason

November 6, 2014

New High: 35% Say Job Market Better Than a Year Ago

2014 Midterm Elections: How Did We Do in the Senate Races?

Americans Would Choose to Be Superman

56% of GOP Voters Felt ‘Compelled’ to Vote Vs. 43% of Democrats

58% Own a Pet and Most Consider it a Joy

November 5, 2014

32% Think Doctors Overprescribe Drugs

What’s Next on Obama’s Agenda?

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Grown Children Living With Parents Seen As Bad for Families, Economy

November 4, 2014

Rasmussen Employment Index Down a Point in October

America’s Got the Blues

What America Thinks: Does Your Vote Really Count?

Obama Will Leave the Democrats in Shambles by Michael Barone

Just 4% Say Candidates Keep Their Campaign Promises

The Crystal Ball’s Final 2014 Picks By Larry J. Sabato, Kyle Kondik and Geoffrey Skelley

Palm Greasing Now Has an App by Froma Harrop

Just 51% Think Most Immigrants Work Hard to Pursue the American Dream

November 3, 2014

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 41%

Governor Races Scramble Down to the Wire

GOP Appears on the Brink of Senate Control

78% Say Politicians Play ‘Race Card’ Just to Get Reelected

52% Expect Health Care System To Worsen Under Obamacare

November 2, 2014

Connecticut Governor: Malloy (D) 48%, Foley (R) 47%

Iowa Governor: Branstad (R) 55%, Hatch (D) 37%

Obama Full-Month Approval Holds Steady in October

November 1, 2014

New Hampshire Governor: Hassan (D) 51%, Havenstein (R) 42%

Alaska Governor: Walker (I) 50%, Parnell (R) 43%

43% Say There’s No Need for Daylight Saving Time

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

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