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Most Recent Articles: April 2010

April 30, 2010 

 71% Say U.S. Society Is Fair and Decent    

 66% See Tax Cuts As Better Way To Create Jobs Than More Government Spending    

 Delaware Senate: Castle 55% Coons 32%  

 Illinois Governor: Brady (R) 45%, Quinn (D) 38%  

 Illinois Senate: Kirk 46%, Giannoulias 38%  

 America's Political Grand Canyon: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders  

 Midterms Past: The '66 Parallel: A Commentary by Rhodes Cook  

 April 29, 2010 

 New York Governor: Cuomo Still Far Ahead  

 59% Say Buying A Home Best Investment A Family Can Make    

 Americans Say Congress More Likely To Raise Taxes Than Cut Spending If Deficit Commission Recommends It    

 32% Think Cavaliers Will Win First NBA Title    

 Nevada Governor: Sandoval 53%, Reid 35%    

 Nevada Senate: Reid’s Support Still Hovers Around 40%  

 Oregon Governor: Dudley (R) Moves Into Ties with Kitzhaber, Bradbury  

 Is the Sunbelt Ready for Urbanity? By Froma Harrop  

 It Takes Power to Control Power By Joe Conason  

 After Policy Stumbles, Obama Turns to Politics By Michael Barone  

 April 28, 2010 

 Arizona Voters Favor Welcoming Immigration Policy, 64% Support New Immigration Law  

 Arkansas Senate: Lincoln’s Support Continues to Slide  

 33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction  

 49% Say White-Hispanic Relations Getting Worse  

 The Return of 'Social Utility' By Tony Blankley  

 Poll Bounce for Arizona Governor After Signing Immigration Law  

 Playing with Fire By Susan Estrich  

 Georgia Governor: Deal (R) 46%, Barnes (D) 39%  

 April 27, 2010 

 Michigan Democratic Primary for Governor: 51% Still Undecided  

 22% Say Penguins Will Repeat as Stanley Cup Champs  

 North Dakota Senate: Hoeven 69%, Potter 24%  

 31% Expect Their Home Values To Rise Over Next Year  

 Rhode Island Governor: Caprio (D), Chafee (I) Neck-and-Neck  

 Voters Give Mixed Reviews to Global Warming Legislation, But 56% Don’t Want To Pay For It  

 Arizona May Prod Feds to Finally Act: A Commentary By Froma Harrop  

 Election 2010: Michigan Republican Primary for Governor: Michigan GOP Primary for Governor: Hoekstra Still Ahead  

 Michigan Governor: Republican 41%, Democrat 36%  

 April 26, 2010 

 Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 38%  

 South Dakota House: Herseth Sandlin (D) 45%, Nelson (R) 41%  

 55% Oppose Government Limits On How Much Salt Americans Consume  

 58% Favor Welcoming Immigration Policy   

 60% Believe Health Care Law Will Increase Deficit, 58% Favor Repeal    

 North Dakota House:   Berg (R) 49%,   Pomeroy (D) 45%    

 Nationally, 60% Favor Letting Local Police Stop and Verify Immigration Status    

 Hold the VAT -- Taxpayers May Prefer Spending Cuts By Michael Barone  

 April 25, 2010 

 34% View Michael Steele Favorably In His Home State of Maryland    

 80% Say Religious Faith is Important To Their Daily Lives  

 April 24, 2010 

 66% in Texas Say America Is Overtaxed    

 42% Say U.S. and Allies Winning War on Terror    

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

 April 23, 2010 

 64% Say Judges More Anti-Religious Than Founding Fathers Intended  

 Wisconsin Governor: Race Tightens Up  

 60% Support Government-Recognized National Day of Prayer  

 Georgia Senate: Isakson 51%, Thurmond 35%  

 The AG: Attorney General as Aspiring Governor: A Commentary By Larry J. Sabato  

 Bad Service Dressed as Good Service: A Commentary By Froma Harrop  

 46% Expect Tax Hike During Obama Administration  

 60% Say Capitalism Better Than Socialism  

 April 22, 2010 

 47% in Pennsylvania Approve of Governor, 52% Disapprove  

 33% of Pennsylvania Voters Agree With McNabb Trade  

 29% Say Congress Has Passed Legislation Significantly Improving Life  

 Just 32% Confident Policymakers Know What They’re Doing About the Economy  

 Wisconsin Senate: Feingold Just Short of 50% Support    

 Florida Senate:   Rubio 37%,   Crist 30%,   Meek 22%    

 50% Have Voted For An Independent Candidate at Least Once    

 John Stossel and the Media’s “Statist Syndrome” By Howard Rich  

 The Value of the "Obama Effect" By Joe Conason    

 Gangster Government Becomes a Long-Running Series By Michael Barone    

 April 21, 2010 

 Just 24% in Pennsylvania View Roethlisberger Favorably  

 33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction  

  California Governor: Brown 44%, Whitman 38%   

 North Carolina Senate: GOP’s Burr Still Earning Solid Support  

 73% Say It’s Likely Goldman Sachs Committed Fraud  

 70% of Arizona Voters Favor New State Measure Cracking Down On Illegal Immigration  

 What's Wrong With Arizona?: A Commentary by Susan Estrich  

 Arizona Governor: Goddard Loses Ground To All GOP Hopefuls  

 There Bill Clinton Goes Again: A Commentary By Tony Blankley  

 April 20, 2010 

 Just 40% in Colorado Approve of Governor's Performance  

 56% in Texas Favor State Lawsuit To Stop Health Care Plan  

 59% Say Scientists Disagree 'Significantly' Over Global Warming  

 58% Lack Confidence Social Security Will Pay All Their Benefits    

 Florida Governor: McCollum (R) 45%, Sink 38%  

 54% Lack Confidence in U.S. Banking System  

 Pennsylvania Governor: Corbett (R) Still Leads, Onorato (D) Up    

 Financial Security Sentiments Regain Lost Ground in April    

 Using the Oklahoma City Bombing By Debra J. Saunders    

 Too Much Medicine Isn't Good Medicine By Froma Harrop  

 April 19, 2010 

 53% in New Jersey Approve of Governor’s Job Performance  

 Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 46%, Democrats 36%   

 Voters Take Global Warming A Bit Less Seriously  

 Indiana Senate: Coats 54%, Ellsworth 33%  

 56% Say It’s Okay To Oppose Supreme Court Nominees Over Ideology Or Judicial Philosophy  

 56% Support Repeal of Health Care Law  

 Texas Governor: Perry 48%, White 44%  

 Tea Partiers Fight Obama's Culture of Dependence By Michael Barone  

 April 18, 2010 

 65% Oppose Four-Day School Week  

 57% Have More Trust In Those In Congress Who Voted Against Bailouts  

 April 17, 2010 

 58% In New Jersey View Bruce Favorably  

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

 Arizona Republican Primary for Governor: Brewer Edges Ahead  

 When It Comes to Earmarks in DC, It's 'E Pluribus Oink' By Debra J. Saunders  

 April 16, 2010 

 39% of New Jersey Voters Ready to Recall Menendez  

 84% Have Filled Out Census  

 Arizona Senate: McCain, Hayworth Lead Glassman (D)  

 Arizona Republican Primary for Senate: McCain 47%, Hayworth 42%  

 35% Approve of Schwarzenegger’s Job Performance  

 44% in California Say U.S. Economic Conditions Getting Better   

 39% Say It’s Good To Be Party of No, 34% Disagree  

 65% in New Jersey Favor Pay Freeze For Teachers, School Employees    

 Mean and Angry versus Angry yet Determined By Debra J. Saunders    

 America's Constitutionalist Revolt By Lawrence Kudlow    

 A Quarterback's Bad Calls By Susan Estrich  

 April 15, 2010 

 Colorado Governor: McInnis 48%, Hickenlooper 42%  

 53% Say Voter Approval Needed for Changes To Medicare and Social Security  

 51% in New Jersey Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill  

 50% In New York Favor Repeal of Health Care Plan  

 44% of California Voters Support Drilling Off Their Coast  

 Democrats Spark Increase In Favorables For Pelosi  

 Before a New Justice Is Chosen: A Commentary By Joe Conason  

 Politicians Honoring Their Kind: A Commentary by Froma Harrop  

 Utah GOP Senate Primary: Bennett Earns 37% Support  

 Utah Governor: Herbert (R) 57%, Corroon (D) 29%  

 April 14, 2010 

 34% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction  

 40% of Florida Republicans Favor Federal Probe of State Party’s Finances  

 30% Expect More Hurricanes This Year  

 California Senate: Boxer's Support Remains in Low 40s  

 Election 2012: Barack Obama 42%, Ron Paul 41%  

 The Kindness of a Stranger By Susan Estrich  

 Pennsylvania Senate: Toomey 50%, Specter 40%  

 No More Profiles in Caution By Tony Blankley  

 April 13, 2010 

 Pennsylvania Democratic Senate Primary: Specter 44%, Sestak 42%  

 Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 45%, Democrats 36%  

 Tea Party Profile: Many Ways To Describe A Movement    

 New York Senate:   Gillibrand 40%,   Generic Republican 39%    

 48% Say Government Has Conflict of Interest When Regulating Automakers  

 22% Haven’t Filed Their Income Taxes Yet  

 34% Say They Or Someone Close To Them Part of Tea Party Movement    

 Where Third Party Candidates Are Almost Routine By Froma Harrop    

 A V-Shaped Boom Is Coming By Lawrence Kudlow  

 April 12, 2010 

 Connecticut Senate: Blumenthal Still Picks Up Over 50% In All Match-ups  

 Louisiana Senate: Vitter 52%, Melancon 36%  

 Toyota Owners Still More Loyal Than GM Drivers  

 Support for Repeal of Health Care Plan Up To 58%  

 47% Say Repeal of Health Care Law Will Be Good for Economy  

 Obamacare Will Be at Center of High Court Hearing: A Commentary By Michael Barone  

 Florida Senate GOP Primary: Rubio 57%, Crist 28%  

 April 11, 2010 

 39% Say Supreme Court Too Liberal, 25% Too Conservative  

 66% Say America Is Overtaxed    

 Just 20% Support Federal Internet Taxes    

 Would Goodwin Liu Sink the Left-Leaning 9th Circuit? By Debra J. Saunders  

 April 10, 2010 

 New Hampshire Governor:   Lynch 47%,   Stephen 37%  

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

 45% Say Space Shuttle Worth What It Cost Taxpayers  

 April 9, 2010 

 Government Ethics and Corruption Edges Economy as Most Important Issue  

 New Hampshire Senate: Ayotte First To Reach 50%  

 53% Oppose FCC Regulation of the Internet  

 Washington Senate: Murray Still Short of 50% Against Any Republican  

 High-School Honchos Ace Ingratitude: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders  

 Losing the Stomach for Humanitarian Interventions: A Commentary By Michael Barone  

 Illinois Senate: Kirk 41%, Giannoulias 37%  

 April 8, 2010 

 44% Favor Solar Energy For Home Heating  

 12% Likely to Buy Apple’s iPad  

 55% Oppose Limits On U.S. Nuclear Response To Attacks  

 Rebuilding an American Legacy By Joe Conason  

 April Senate Update By Larry J. Sabato  

 Colorado Senate: Norton 46% Bennet 41%  

 The Five Commandments of Tax Reform By Froma Harrop  

 Illinois Governor: Brady 45%, Quinn 38%  

 April 7, 2010 

 Massachusetts Voters Like Offshore Drilling But Not Off Their State  

 35% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction  

 65% Say Americans Not Willing To Make Major Lifestyle Changes To Help Environment    

 Connecticut Governor: GOP’s Foley Gains on Lamont, Malloy    

 17% Say They’re Likely To Buy An All-Electric Car Next    

 Massachusetts Governor: Patrick 35% Baker 27% Cahill 23%    

 The Woman with the Right Stuff By Susan Estrich    

 A Sinking Ship of State By Tony Blankley  

 April 6, 2010 

 Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 47%, Democrats 38%  

 55% Say Media Bias Bigger Problem in Politics Than Big Contributions  

 55% See Bullying In Schools As A Bigger Problem Today  

 38% More Likely To Contribute Time or Money To A Political Campaign This Year  

 Kentucky Senate: Grayson, Paul Both Run Strong Against Democratic Foes  

 Obama's 17-Minute Non-Answer Answer: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders  

 'Doing Better' Than One's Parents: A Commentary By Froma Harrop  

 Nevada Governor: Sandoval 55%, Reid 34%  

 April 5, 2010 

 54% Say Violent Video Games Leads to More Violence in Society  

 Duke - Butler Square Off in NCAA Championship  

 Tiger Woods’ Favorables Down, But Most Expect A Tournament Win This Year  

 Nevada Senate: Reid Still Struggling  

 54% Still Favor Repeal of Health Care Law  

 Tea Party 48% Obama 44%  

 Under Obama, a diminished sense of opportunity By Michael Barone  

 April 4, 2010 

 Ballot vs. the Bench -- Why Sacramento Stumbles: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders  

 Fans Pick A World Series Repeat For Yankees  

 78% Think Jesus Christ Rose from the Dead  

 April 3, 2010 

 Torre The Early Favorite To Become Next Baseball Commissioner  

 53% Now Trust Republicans More Than Democrats on Health Care  

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

 April 2, 2010 

 31% Predict Duke Will Win NCAA Championship, 33% Rooting for Butler  

 Ohio Senate: GOP’s Portman Holds Onto Small Lead  

 President Obama: Another Carter or Another Reagan?: A Commentary By Alfred G. Cuzan  

 72% Support Offshore Drilling, 59% Favor It Off California and New England  

 Reading in Black and White: A Commentary By Froma Harrop  

 69% in New York Say State Better Off If Most Legislators Not Reelected  

 Wyoming Governor: GOP Hopefuls Are Early Favorites  

 Democracy and Domestic Violence: A Commentary By Joe Conason  

 April 1, 2010 

 Alabama Senate: Shelby 59%, Barnes 32%  

 Ohio Governor: Kasich 46% Strickland 45%  

 Partisan Trends: Number of D’s and R’s Both Grow During Health Care Debate  

 Alabama Governor: Republicans Slightly Ahead in Wide Open Contest  

 49% Think New Student Loan Plan Is A Bad Idea, 35% Like It  

 Obama Approval Index Month-by-Month    

 Arkansas Senate: Republicans Build Leads Over Lincoln  

 Lower Prices and More Foreclosures Will Solve Housing By Lawrence Kudlow    

  In the Bay Area, Karl Rove Was Arresting By Debra J. Saunders  

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