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Most Recent Articles: April 2011

April 30, 2011

Most Voters Still Feel Tax Cuts, Less Spending Will Help Economy

Thanks, Charlie By Susan Estrich

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

April 29, 2011

50% Favor Title IX, 38% Say It's Been Good for College Sports

Bachman Leads GOP Dark Horse Pack

44% Say Fed Press Conferences Good for Economy

Romney, Christie Neck-and-Neck Among GOP Primary Voters If Some Big Names Don’t Run

A Generation of Termites? By Joe Conason

2012 Presidential Nominating Process: It's Time for The States By Rhodes Cook

What Fuels Presidential Approval? By Isaac Wood 

April 28, 2011

58% Say There's Too Much Media Coverage of Royal Wedding

76% See China as Bigger Economic Threat Than Military One

National GOP Primary Poll: Trump 19% Romney 17% Huckabee 15%

Is the New Walmart New Enough?: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Happy Birth Certificate, Mr. President: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders

Barbour's Withdrawal Gives No Clues to GOP 2012 Nominee: A Commentary by Michael Barone

Americans Still Oppose Ban on Hate Speech

April 27, 2011

21% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction, A New Low

22% Say England Should Abolish Monarchy, 51% Disagree

Americans Are Reluctant to Defend Any of These Allies

72% Say Taxpayers Not Getting Their Money’s Worth from Public Schools

In Search of Neuter Judges By Susan Estrich

The Bottom Line: The Left Hates Oil Companies By Lawrence Kudlow

45% Say States, Not Feds, Should Set Health Care Standards

The Final Frontiers of Employee Discrimination By Cliff Ennico

April 26, 2011

67% Say U.S. Society Fair and Decent, 43% Think Obama Agrees

51% Say Hate is Growing in America

Just One-In-Four View Geithner, Holder Favorably

67% Favor Expanding Use of Nurse Practitioners For Routine Care

What Would Jesus Cut? By Debra J. Saunders

Just 23% Realize Deficit Largely Due to Commitments Made in 1960s and ‘70s

Only the Republican Study Committee Budget Gets the Job Done By Tony Blankley

April 25, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 42%, Democrats 40%

43% Say Most Members of Congress Are Corrupt

Those Confident That America’s Best Days Lie Ahead Down to 31%

50% Recognize Official Debt Ceiling Figures Understate the Problem

The Death of the 'Defined Benefit': A Commentary By Michael Barone

53% Favor Health Care Repeal, Think Law Will Increase Deficit

April 24, 2011

44% See Easter As One of Nation’s Most Important Holidays

Cult of 'Three Cups of Tea' Should Have Known Better By Debra J. Saunders

April 23, 2011

Americans Send Mixed Signals On Online Gambling

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

April 22, 2011

78% Believe Jesus Christ Was the Son of God

55% Say U.S. Military Involvement in Libya Unlikely To End This Year

38% Say Earth Day Has Helped Raise Environmental Awareness

The Map: The Crystal Ball's First 2011 Take on 2012's Electoral College By Larry J. Sabato and the Crystal Ball Team

South By Southwest By Kyle Kondik

The Trouble With Trump By Joe Conason

April 21, 2011

27% Call Americans Selfish For Putting Economy Ahead of Global Warming

Just 9% Give Congress Good or Excellent Ratings

Voters Remain Closely Divided Over Libya

Curbing Medicare Costs Without Vouchers By Froma Harrop

No Poking President at Facebook By Debra J. Saunders

41% Support Internet Poker, 42% Oppose

Mr. Obama: Taxing the Rich Won't Increase Revenues By Michael Barone

April 20, 2011

22% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction, Ties Lowest Level of Obama’s Presidency

63% Still Believe Border Control Is Top Immigration Priority

54% Say Cleanup From Gulf Oil Spill At Least Somewhat Successful

Only 51% See Buying A Home As Family’s Best Investment

The Republican Dwarfs: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

Governing While Drunk on Partisanship: A Commentary By Tony Blankley
April 19, 2011

Most Voters Still Blame Bush Recession for Bad Economy

35% Say Obama Is Too Cooperative

Support for Deepwater Drilling Up to 59%

61% Oppose U.S. Citizenship for Children Born to Illegal Immigrants

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Five Ways You Know You're Dealing With a Problem Client By Cliff Ennico

Just 50% Believe Their Home is Worth More Than Mortgage

America Is Not a Third World Country ... Yet By Froma Harrop

April 18, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 42%, Democrats 39%

17% Haven’t Filed Their Income Taxes Yet

Most Voters Like A Presidential Candidate With Both Public and Private Experience

52% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

President Whatever Finds Things Not Going His Way By Michael Barone

Obama 49%, Trump 34%

April 17, 2011

Only 39% Now Expect Improved Home Values in Five Years

Department of Obstruction of Justice By Debra J. Saunders

April 16, 2011

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

President Obama’s Cabinet: How Do They Rate?

Days of Disappointment By Susan Estrich

Democrats Can Win the Budget Debate By Joe Conason

April 15, 2011

Economy Remains Voters' Number One Issue

42% Favor More U.S. Nuclear Power Plants

Voters Express More Concern About Radiation, Economic Fallout From Japan

New Media Catches Obama Bribing the Fourth Estate By Howard Rich 

Why Democrats Could Take Back The House in 2012: A Commentary By Alan I. Abramowitz

Why the GOP Could Keep the House in 2012: A Commentary By Glen Bolger and Jim Hobart

Pizza Hut, Papa John's Are Tops Among American Pizza-Eaters

April 14, 2011

Last Two Obama Cabinet Members Surveyed Are Least Known

92% Oppose Ban on School Lunches From Home

Just 9% Say A Balanced Budget Is Very Likely In Their Lifetimes

When Politicians 'Bicker,' They're Really Negotiating By Michael Barone

57% Are Still Confident in Online Security

Tax and Debt Bomb By Lawrence Kudlow

April 13, 2011

23% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

45% Fear Government Will Do Too Much To Help Economy

65% Say Significant Long-Term Spending Cuts Unlikely Before 2012 Elections

President's Call to Inaction To Be Withdrawn By Tony Blankley

The Dodgers Thing By Susan Estrich

48% Say They're Organ Donors

April 12, 2011

One-In-Three Americans Don’t Know Who Glenn Beck Is

72% of Adults Who Served On A Jury Liked Experience

Election 2012: Obama Between 42% and 49% Against All Republicans Tested

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Converting a Corporation into a Limited Liability Company: A Commentary by Cliff Ennico

Academic Mission or UCLA Speech Code?: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders

65% Say Most Judges Should Be Elected, Political Class Disagrees

As American Culture Hurtles Into Decline: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

26% Like Ryan’s Budget-Cutting Plan, 27% Don’t, 47% Not Sure

April 11, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 39%

54% Expect Interest Rates to Rise Over Next Year

If Not Jobs, What’s Driving Consumer Confidence? By Scott Rasmussen

Confidence That U.S. Is Winning War on Terror Down to Lowest Level Since 2006

51% Favor Repeal of the Health Care Law

48% See Need to Change Defense, Social Security, Medicare To Make Serious, Long-Term Spending Cuts

Spending Cuts Are Hot in the Political Marketplace By Michael Barone

April 10, 2011

GOP: Do Less, but Better; Dems: Do a Lot, and Worse: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

47% Have Some Confidence in Stability of U.S. Banking System

61% Say Enforcing Immigration Laws Would Cut Poverty

April 9, 2011

Shutdown Threat Is Not All that Ails the Dollar: A Commentary by Lawrence Kudlow

Locke, Solis Are Least Known of Obama Cabinet Members

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

April 8, 2011

55% Say Those Who Receive Food Stamps Should Be Required to Work

Even as Budget Bickering Continues, 60% Expect DC Politics to Get More Partisan

Inflation Fears Up, 87% Paying More for Groceries

Ryan's Plan Neither Serious Nor Courageous By Joe Conason

Southwest Airlines Still Viewed Favorably After Safety Incident

Two No Trump By Susan Estrich

April 7, 2011

28% Say They Share Obama's Political Views

74% Say They Should Pay No More Than 20% of Their Income in Taxes

Discover® U.S. Spending Monitor (SM) Consumer Confidence Falls 2.6 Points in March

Support for U.S. Military Action in Libya Down to 39% With 37% Opposed

Expand Voters’ Rights to Recall Politicians By Howard Rich

Americans Are Strongly Confident of U.S. Air Safety

Ryan Steals March on Obama as Fiscal Crisis Looms By Michael Barone

Paul Ryan's Growth Budget By Lawrence Kudlow

April 6, 2011

24% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

47% View Katie Couric Favorably

Americans See Cut in Foreign Oil Dependence As Unlikely

64% Say Americans Are Overtaxed, Political Class Disagrees

"Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth" By Tony Blankley

45% Say Government Programs Increase Poverty in America

What's Wrong with President Obama? By Susan Estrich

April 5, 2011

50% Acknowledge Conflict Between Economic Growth and Environmental Protection, Highest Level Yet

Americans Say More People Live in Poverty Today than 10 Years Ago

50% Favor Drilling in ANWR to Reduce Foreign Oil Dependence

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Getting Your Taxes Right ... Next Year By Chris Ennico

48% Say Their Views Closer to Tea Party Than Congress

God Versus Man on the Beach By Froma Harrop

Reading the Signs on the Road to Obama’s Reelection

Immelt, the Jobs Czar from Hell By Debra J. Saunders

April 4, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 39%

Voters Strongly Believe The Average Member of Congress Doesn't Think Like They Do

53% Say Even GOP Spending Cuts Won't Dent The Deficit

54% Favor Health Care Repeal, 56% Say Law Will Increase Deficit

GOP Shouldn't Panic If Whites Become a Minority By Michael Barone

63% Oppose Taxing Online Transactions

April 3, 2011

Just 17% Say Professional Athletes Are Good Role Models

Ratings For Obama’s National Security Performance Fall to New Low

'No Blood for Oil' Is for Sale! By Debra J. Saunders

April 2, 2011

Kentucky, Connecticut Top Pick Now for NCAA Championship

Obama’s Full-Month Rating Down Two Points in March

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

A Re-election Jobs Report? By Lawrence Kudlow  

Dear Mr. President: It's Time to Go to Israel By Susan Estrich

April 1, 2011

Only 29% Think Baseball Is America’s National Pastime

Partisan Trends: 35.1% Are Republicans, 34.3% Democrats

32% Favor ‘Sin Taxes’ On Soda, Junk Food

57% Okay With Government Shutdown If It Leads to Deeper Budget Cuts

They All Fall Down By Debra J. Saunders

“Homeland” Radiation Threatens More Than Just Our Health By Howard Rich

Congressional Redistricting: Is Creating “Safe” Districts a Dying Art? By Rhodes Cook

39% Say Legal System Worries Too Much About Individual Rights At Expense of National Security


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