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Most Recent Articles: April 2009

April 30, 2009

24% Say They Personally Need to Cut Back on Credit Card Use

Just 30% Think Most Members of Congress Are Corrupt

68% Correctly Predicted Giraud Would Be Eliminated from ‘American Idol’

Only 25% Would Buy A Car From A Bankrupt Company

68% Say Americans Borrow Too Much Money

Combating Epidemic Ignorance By Joe Conason  

Specter's Party Switch Is All About Winning By Michael Barone

100-Day Lurch to the Left By Lawrence Kudlow

April 29, 2009

Number Who Say Nation Heading in Right Direction Up Ten Points Since Obama’s Inauguration

Confidence in War on Terror Falls to Lowest Level Since June 2008

65% Personally Concerned About Swine Flu

68% Predict Giraud Will Be Voted Off ‘American Idol’ Tonight

Obama’s Numbers After 100 Days

Barack Obama’s First 100 Days: Will They Lead to Lasting Change? An Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

RIP to a GOP By Susan Estrich  

Public's Right To Know? By Tony Blankley  

April 28, 2009

Republicans Top Democrats on Generic Congressional Ballot

What Happens Politically If The Economy Improves? An Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

26% Say U.S. Already Has Partially Socialist Economy

50% Say 'Rigged' Election Rules Explain High Reelection Rate for Congress

50% Say Drunk Driving Laws Not Tough Enough  

The Opposite of Intelligence By Debra J. Saunders  

Throwing Out Utah Stereotypes By Froma Harrop

April 27, 2009

GOP’s Oxendine is Early Front-runner in Georgia Governor’s Race

Most Florida Voters Might Vote for Crist in 2010 Senate Election

41% Favor Government Health Insurance Plan, 44% Opposed

54% Say Chrysler Likely to Be Profitable Once More

Support for Free Market Economy Up Seven Points Since December

April 26, 2009

Voters Grow More Negative About America’s Long-Term Prospects

More Than a Silly Strip Search By Debra J. Saunders

April 25, 2009

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

58% Oppose Further Investigation of U.S. Torture Allegations  

The Left's Angry Mob Recalls Madame Defarge By Michael Barone

April 24, 2009

Michigan Voters Say Auto Bailouts Good, Bank Bailouts Bad

Republicans Give Romney Edge Over Gingrich

53% Say Next President Likely To Be A Republican

Pennsylvania Senate Primary: Toomey 51% Specter 30%

Hounded and Stressed, but Not by Technology By Froma Harrop

I Had a Dream By Susan Estrich  

Los Angeles or Waterboarding? By Debra J. Saunders

April 23, 2009

70% Say Big Government and Big Business On the Same Team

45% View Homeland Security’s Napolitano Unfavorably  

58% Say Release of CIA Memos Endangers National Security

44% Expect To Have Same Employer Five Years From Now

Obama Lets Congress -- and Lobbyists -- Do the Work By Michael Barone

Reagan (and Nixon) Greeted Despots, Too By Joe Conason    

The Death of Democratic Capitalism? By Lawrence Kudlow

April 22, 2009

Voters’ Opinions on America’s Direction Remain Stable  

35% Predict Giraud, Rounds Will Be Next To Go on ‘American Idol’  

Americans More Confident About Job-Change Decisions

Only 31% Believe Americans Environmentally Aware    

Honest Talk About Chinese Currency Manipulation By Tony Blankley

Greatly Depressing By Howard Rich

The Hundred Days By Susan Estrich

April 21, 2009

Generic Congressional Ballot Remains a Tie This Week

60% Say Government Has Too Much Power, Too Much Money

Most Americans Say Bailouts Were Bad Idea, Political Class Disagrees

Only 33% in Massachusetts Favor Incumbent Governor in 2010

70% Say Families Are Recyclers

Back to the Future: Obama's Foreign Policy By Michael Barone  

Bottom Line for the Already Insured By Froma Harrop

April 20, 2009

27% Plan to Take Spring Vacation This Year  

51% View Tea Parties Favorably, Political Class Strongly Disagrees

Just 11% Favor Seceding From The Union

52% Worry Government Will Do Too Much to Fix Economy

April 19, 2009

Left Coast Tea Party By Debra J. Saunders  

April 18, 2009

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

April 17, 2009

Only 34% Now Blame Humans for Global Warming

49% Say It’s Possible for Anyone to Find Job, Up Four Points from Month Ago

30% Say U.S. Drug Use To Blame For Growing Violence in Mexico

Independent Voters and the President: Myths and Realities: A Commentary by Alan Abramowitz

Obama and the Redefinition of Presidential Coattails: A Commentary By Rhodes Cook

In Texas, 31% Say State Has Right to Secede From U.S., But 75% Opt To Stay

April 16, 2009

62% in Illinois Say Burris Should Resign

60% Say Housing Market Will Take Three Years or Longer to Recover    

GOP’s McDonnell Pulls Further Ahead in Virginia Governor’s Race

Confidence in Banking System Up Nine Points Since February

Just 5% Predicted Judges Would “Save” 'Idol' Contestant Last Night    

TARP the Life Insurers? This Is Nuts By Lawrence Kudlow    

On Climate and Health, Beware of Easy Formulas By Michael Barone

Homeland Insecurity By Debra J. Saunders  

Obama's Cup of Tea By Joe Conason  

April 15, 2009

On Economy: Short-Term Optimism Up, Long-Term Optimism Down

46% Predict Desai Next To Go in 'American Idol'    

72% Want More Military Action Against Pirates

It’s April 15, And Americans Have a Lot to Say About Taxes

A Nuclear Talibanistan? By Tony Blankley

Bailing Out The Taxpayers For A Change By Howard Rich

The Second Time Around By Susan Estrich  

April 14, 2009

Latest Generic Ballot Shows Republicans and Democrats in a Dead Heat    

Voters Are A Little Less Confident Obama Is Bringing The Troops Home  

On Immigration, Large Gap Remains Between Mainstream America and Political Class

85% Worry About Inflation, 34% Expect Interest Rates To Rise  

Voters Don't Rank Immigration As A Priority Issue

Economic Anxiety: Like Rats in a Cage By Froma Harrop    

Some Get the Tea, Others Get the Bag By Debra J. Saunders  

April 13, 2009

Republicans Close The Gap With Democrats on Several Key Issues

War on Terror Confidence Rebounds As Seals Rescue Captain

36% Favor Lifting U.S. Embargo on Cuba, 35% Disagree

48% Say They Will Owe Less Money In A Year Than They Do Now    

45% Say Most Get Involved in Politics to Protect Themselves From Government

April 12, 2009

Who Wants To Free Mumia Now? By Debra J. Saunders

April 11, 2009

Unions Can't Move the World By Michael Barone

About What Happened in Jerusalem By Susan Estrich  

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

79% Believe Jesus Christ Rose from the Dead

April 10, 2009

Most See $50,000 As Middle Income  

76% Oppose Federal Bailout of Ailing Life Insurance Companies

For Most Americans, Easter Is An Important Holiday

April 9, 2009

66% of Americans Say Their Vote Counts in Elections

55% Oppose Eliminating Deductions As A Trade-off for Lower Tax Rates

Only 27% See the U.N. As America's Ally

Just 53% Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism

Diverging Coalitions: The Transformation of the American Electorate By Alan Abramowitz    

The Return of the Fuzzies? By Debra J. Saunders  

Let's End Energy Policy Whipsaw By Froma Harrop

April 8, 2009

36% Still Say Country Headed in the Right Direction

One Week To Go, and 31% Still Haven’t Filed Their Taxes

Only 45% Think They Pay More Than Their Share In Taxes

61% Say A Home is Family’s Best Investment, Down 12 Points From February

Prosecutorial Corruption By Susan Estrich

Health Care in the Offing By Tony Blankley

April 7, 2009

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 40% Republicans 39%

37% Agree That U.S. Has Shown Arrogance and Been Dismissive of Europe

Just 54% Say Their Home Worth More Than The Mortgage

64% of Americans Are Comfortable Using Credit Cards Online

The Declaration of Independence Has Been Repealed By Dick Morris

The Poor Republican in the Race By Debra J. Saunders

A Nation of Unwed Drudgery By Froma Harrop

April 6, 2009

More Voters See Taxes As Very Important Issue  

Why The Double Standard for the Auto and Finance Industries? - Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

Favorables for Michelle Obama Jump Six Points to 67%    

Support Falls For Axing Heads of Bailed-Out Companies

April 5, 2009

57% Want Military Response to North Korea Missile Launch

Lost and Found on Fringes of First Family: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

22% Pick Boston Red Sox to Win 2009 World Series

April 4, 2009

Obama Abroad: In Some Ways, Much Like Bush: A Commentary by Michael Barone

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

April 3, 2009

45% Say UNC Will Take NCAA Tournament

75% Oppose Release of Guantanamo Inmates in the United States

44% See More Tension With Other Countries Because of Economic Crisis


Police Work By Susan Estrich  

April 2, 2009

44% Favor Government-Backed Auto Warranties  

Congress Favorables Up, But So Is Perception That Most Members Are Corrupt

54% Count On U.S. Business Leaders More Than World Leaders To Help U.S. Economy

61% Are Confident Online and Other Sources Can Replace Newspapers

No More Refuge for Scoundrels By Joe Conason

A 'Truly Breathtaking' Departure By Lawrence Kudlow    

Europe on the Cheap By Debra J. Saunders  

Centrist Dems: Dogged If They Do, Dogged If They Don't By Froma Harrop

April 1, 2009

Number Who Say U.S. Heading in the Right Direction Hits Another Recent High

Number of Democrats in Nation Declines During March

76% Say Economic Recovery Possible Even If GM Fails

37% Support Government Subsidies To Keep Newspapers Going

Obama’s Chilling Effect on Capitalism By Howard Rich

Mr. Cool By Susan Estrich    

'Liberty and Tyranny' Reviewed By Tony Blankley


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