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Most Recent Articles: August 2013

August 31, 2013

37% Favor More U.S. Military Involvement in Syria, 40% Oppose

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

August 30, 2013

57% Favor Sales Tax Holidays

56% Say Their Family Displays Flag on Most National Holidays

42% Favor Candidate Who Opposes All Tax Increases

Panhandling Is Not Harmless By Froma Harrop

59% Think U.S. Still Lacks Equal Opportunity

August 29, 2013

41% Favor School Uniform Requirement

59% of Moviegoers Say Storyline Matters Most

10% Think Race Relations Better Since Obama Elected

42% Give Obama Good, Excellent Ratings on National Security

August 28, 2013

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

40% Say Economy Forced Them To Cut Back Vacation Spending

Trains to Nowhere By John Stossel

53% Think School Shouldn’t Open Until After Labor Day

We All Need Moderate Republicans By Froma Harrop

45% of GOP Voters Think It's Very Important for Party Leaders to Work With Tea Party

August 27, 2013

51% Think Obama's Policies Too Hostile To Small Businesses

59% Think Violent Movies Lead to More Violence in Society

42% of Republicans Like Shutdown Strategy to Stop Funding of Health Care Law

49% Say Buying A Home Is A Family’s Best Bet

Obama Could Learn From FDR on How to Get Things Done By Michael Barone

August 26, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 39%, Democrats 38%

Voters Remain Conflicted About Manning's, Snowden's Actions

31% Favor More Military Help to Syrian Rebels If Chemical Weapons Charges Are True

34% Give Current U.S. Health Care System Positive Ratings

August 25, 2013

56% Expect Higher Interest Rates In a Year

August 24, 2013

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

August 23, 2013

59% Say Their Home is Worth More Now Than When They Bought It

Voters Favor Choices for Prayer, Uniforms, Calendar in Schools

Stop and Frisk Doesn't Target Minorities, It Protects Them By Michael Barone

51% Believe Manning Should Have to Serve Entire Sentence

An NSA Drama Goes Crackpot By Froma Harrop

80% Are Paying More For Groceries Than a Year Ago

August 22, 2013

Most Adults Tend to Cook, Eat Dinner At Home

51% Say Value Of Their Home Worth More Than They Still Owe

Many Voters Still Doubt Legitimacy of Town Hall Protests

Conflicts? Deficits? Why Reporters Ignore the Real Story of the Clinton Foundation: A Commentary By Joe Conason

Fewer Voters Than Ever Now Consider Auto Bailouts a Success

August 21, 2013

29% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

44% Confident In Stability of U.S. Banking System

52% Support Required Uniform Cameras For Police Officers

46% Have A Favorable View of Vice President Biden

Beware Warrior Cops By John Stossel

August 20, 2013

79% Say Americans Watch Too Much TV

Most Adults Say It’s Important To Them To Buy Organic, Locally-Grown Food

53% View Boehner Unfavorably

Use Private Capital for Roads and Bridges, Not Taxpayer Money By Michael Barone

71% Say Government Helps Politically Connected Businesses, Hurts Those That Are Not

August 19, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats 38%, Republicans 38%

49% Say Children’s Quality of Life is Worse Than a Generation Ago

18% Say U.S. Should Continue Military Aid to Egypt

53% Think Health Care Law Will Increase Deficit

August 18, 2013

82% Say U.S. Not Winning War on Drugs

August 17, 2013

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

August 16, 2013

81% Think Americans Pay Too Much Attention to Celebrity News

44% Support Legalizing Marijuana, 42% Do Not

52% Recognize U.S. Spends More on Defense Than Any Other Nation

New Low: 39% Think U.S. Elections Are Fair

August 15, 2013

47% Think a Randomly Selected Group Could Do a Better Job Than Congress

74% Oppose Federal Plan to Make Neighborhoods More Diverse

40% Agree with Government Challenge of US Airways-American Merger

What Really Makes Chelsea Clinton Run (but not for Public Office) By Joe Conason

55% Believe There Are Too Many Americans In Prison

August 14, 2013

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Democrats Tend to Identify More with Their Congress Members Than GOP Voters Do

17% of GOP Voters Think Republicans in Congress Should Put Working with Obama First

Battle of the Sexes By John Stossel

Obama's National Security Positives Fall to A Three-Year Low

August 13, 2013

15% Say Professional Athletes Are Good Role Models for Kids

53% See Conflict Between Economic Growth and Fairness

56% Think Racism Not Chief Reason for Lack of Neighborhood Diversity

Crime Bankrupts Detroit; Public Unions Mug Two California Cities: A Commentary By Michael Barone

Lawsuits and Defensive Medicine: The Reality: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

43% Say Obama Good or Excellent Leader, 42% Say Poor

August 12, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 39%, Democrats 39%

81% See Amber Alerts As Effective In Abduction Cases

Just 11% Think NSA Less Likely Now to Monitor Phone Calls of Innocent Americans

53% Have Felt No Impact from Health Care Law

August 11, 2013

31% Think Internet Has Had Bad Influence on U.S. Politics

August 10, 2013

24% Think Americans Selfish For Putting Economy Ahead of Global Warming

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

August 9, 2013

35% Think Global Warming Is A Very Serious Problem

24% Buy Print Copy of Their Local Paper Daily or Nearly Every Day

36% Think A New U.S.-Russia Cold War Likely in Next Few Years

GOP of Two Minds, at Least, on Immigration By Froma Harrop

Cheating Is Rife in Colleges -- by Admissions Officers By Michael Barone

2016 Will Not Feature Christie vs. Clinton By Scott Rasmussen

August 8, 2013

Molina, Cabrera Early Favorites For 2013 MLB MVP Awards

25% Think Mass Transit in U.S. Not As Safe as 10 Years Ago

62% Would Feel Safer If Their Child Attended A School With An Armed Guard

Killing Giggles By John Stossel

60% Think Muslims Are Not Treated Unfairly in America

August 7, 2013

27% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

46% Favor Stricter Gun Control Laws, 46% Disagree

58% Favor Death Penalty for Fort Hood Killer

Christie Is Candidate GOP Voters Want Least As Their 2016 Nominee

Stop the Hysteria Over NSA Surveillance By Froma Harrop

August 6, 2013

Baseball Fans Predict Detroit Tigers Will Win World Series

32% Say Child Born in U.S. to Illegal Immigrant Should Receive Automatic Citizenship

Reading from Reagan’s Book: A Commentary By Mark Meckler

74% Rarely or Never Use Mass Transit

Hillary Clinton Is Leading Favorite – And Unfavorite – in Democratic Presidential Pack

Democrats Own Obamacare, and Its Political Cost Keeps Rising: A Commentary by Michael Barone

August 5, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 38%

65% of Working Americans Consider Themselves Middle Class

50% See U.S. Involvement in Middle East as Bad for U.S.

48% Still Want Their Governor To Fight Health Care Law

August 4, 2013

Most Americans Think There Are Jobs Available

August 3, 2013

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

August 2, 2013

22% Say Stock Market Will Be Stronger In A Year

29% Are Looking For Work Outside Their Current Company

Forget the Old South: Trayvon Martin Was No Emmett Till By Michael Barone

10% Rate Congress As Good or Excellent

To See Where Country is Heading, Ignore Washington by Scott Rasmussen

August 1, 2013

33% Say Economy Will Be Stronger In A Year, 39% Say Weaker

President Obama’s Full-Month Approval Rating Stays at 47%

38% Agree with Obama’s Plan Linking Corporate Tax Cuts, New Jobs Program

We Don't Need Political Mini Royals By Froma Harrop

Measuring GOP Extremism: What Carville and Greenberg's Latest Polling Reveals By Joe Conason

74% Oppose Making Minimum Wage Different for Different Age Groups 


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