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Most Recent Articles: December 2013

December 31, 2013

Most Americans Will Ring in 2014 at Home

Americans Are More Pessimistic About 2014 – And About Their Health

46% Believe It Is Fair To Oppose a Supreme Court Nominee Over Ideology or Philosophy

Obama May Be Best Economic President Ever by Froma Harrop

35% Think U.S. Government Should Consider Selling the Postal Service

Peña Proves Himself an Efficient Reformer By Michael Barone

December 30, 2013

 Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 40%

25% Used Postal Service Less This Holiday Season

49% Oppose Further U.S. Aid to Egypt

58% Expect Health Care To Cost More Under Obamacare

December 29, 2013

53% View Marriage As A Religious Institution

December 28, 2013

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

December 27, 2013

What America Thinks: Reflecting on 2013: Obamacare’s Disastrous Debut

49% Support U.S. Military Aid for Iraq

29% Say It’s a Good Time to Sell a House In Their Area

December 26, 2013

Just 29% Are Socially Liberal

43% Think NSA’s Domestic Spying Will Be Big News In A Year

Social Security Gets More Politically Secure by Froma Harrop

Drive Free by John Stossel

10% Likely To Miss or Be Late With Upcoming Mortgage Payment

December 25, 2013

29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

60% Consider Christmas One of the Most Important Holidays

December 24, 2013

68% Celebrate Christmas As A Religious Holiday

62% Say Their Home Is Worth More Than What They Still Owe

Reality Has Its Risks by Froma Harrop

Who Is Really Waging War on Christmas? Look in the Mirror, Scrooges by Joe Conason

December 23, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 42%, Democrats 39%

22% Still Have Not Started Their Holiday Shopping

26% Favor Use of Drones to Deliver Commercial Packages

27% Say Their Insurance Has Changed Because of Health Care Law

December 22, 2013

75% Think Parents Should Decide If There Is Prayer in Their Child's School

December 21, 2013

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

December 20, 2013

What America Thinks: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

42% Give Obama Poor Marks for Leadership

29% Have Favorable Opinion of Federal Government

13% Give Senate Positive Marks, 15% Say Same of the House

Obamacare Shows America's Aversion to Big Government Policies By Michael Barone

Security Versus Privacy by Froma Harrop

24% Will Travel This Holiday Season

December 19, 2013

46% Consider the Holiday Season Joyous, 42% Stressful

33% Worry About Toy Safety This Holiday Season

49% Rate Obama Poorly on Deficit Reduction

33% See China’s Moon Landing as Bad for U.S.

Look Back in Liberty 2013: A Commentary by John Stossel

22% Think Federal Government Needs More Tax Money

December 18, 2013

26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

65% Say No to Cell Phone Chatting on Airplanes

What America Thinks: Reflecting on 2013: The Year in Foreign Policy

13% Think Airline Mergers Good for Fliers

John Boehner's Successful Year on Policy and Politics by Michael Barone

54% Will Send Christmas Cards This Year

December 17, 2013

New High: 66% View U.S. Economy As Unfair to the Middle Class

41% Are Having Difficulty Getting Into the Holiday Spirit

21% Favor Amnesty for NSA Leaker Snowden

Living to Oneself in the Age of Twitter by Froma Harrop

40% Work Some or Most Major Holidays

December 16, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 40%, Democrats 40%

31% Have Finished Their Holiday Shopping

45% Favor Restoring Some Sequester Budget Cuts, 40% Oppose

58% Oppose Health Care Law’s Individual Mandate

December 15, 2013

23% Name Pope Francis Most Influential, 21% Say Obama

December 14, 2013

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

December 13, 2013

Just 31% Work A 40-Hour Week

What America Thinks: 56% Want Long-Term Budget Deal That Cuts Spending (video)

Mandela's Crucial Lesson For America -- and the Republicans Who Never Learn by Joe Conason

7% Think Congress is Doing a Good or Excellent Job

Obamacare's Rocky Rollout Improves Republicans' 2014 Outlook By Michael Barone

67% Say Christmas Should Be More About Jesus Than Santa Claus

December 12, 2013

46% Rate Obama Poorly on Economy

32% Will Give to Charity in a Friend’s Name As A Gift This Year

17% Expect Better U.S. Relations with Cuba

How We Really Feel About Economic Inequality: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

14% View Education Secretary Arne Duncan Favorably

December 11, 2013

 28% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Is Violent Media Part of the Problem?

75% Think Christmas Should Be Celebrated in Public Schools

41% Think U.S. Environment Is Getting Worse

Celebrity Hypocrites: A Commentary by John Stossel

December 10, 2013

56% See Pope Francis As Good PR for the Catholic Church

75% Favor Raising Minimum Wage to $10.10 An Hour or More

60% Think U.S. Not Aggressive Enough In Deporting Illegal Immigrants

A Year After Newtown, Just 31% Think More Gun Control Likely

About That Biden 'Gaffe' in Tokyo: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Obama Abandons Friends Abroad in Hopes of Appeasing Foes: A Commentary by Michael Barone

December 9, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 38%

54% Think More Focus on Mental Health Issues Will Prevent Future Newtown Incidents

66% Think Long-Term Budget Deal to Avoid Another Shutdown Is Unlikely

Support for Government Health Insurance Requirements Is Down to 33% 

December 8, 2013

61% Expect Government Spending To Rise Under Obama

December 7, 2013

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

December 6, 2013

66% Prefer ‘Merry Christmas’ Over ‘Happy Holidays

34% Think Gays Good for Military, 31% Disagree

52% View China As Long-Term Threat to U.S.

Obamacare's Architects Plugged Their Ears and Misled Public: A Commentary By Michael Barone

Consumer Finance Needs Better Morals: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

Military Women in Combat: What Do Voters Think?

43% Expect To Earn More A Year From Now

December 5, 2013

Why Republicans Can't Address Rising Inequality By Joe Conason

19% Say Bad Economy is Making Them Use Credit Cards More

71% Will Decorate Their Home for the Holidays

25% Are Looking for a New Job

Real Charity By John Stossel

59% Believe Health Law Problems Unlikely To Be Fixed in Next Year

December 4, 2013

25% Say Country is Heading in the Right Direction

48% Rate Obama Poorly on Economy

40% Are Less Likely to Vote for an Obamacare Supporter, 38% More Likely

39% Say They Use Their Credit Cards Too Much

 Will Americans Pay for American-Made?: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

December 3, 2013

24% Have Had Credit Information Stolen Online

Rasmussen Employment Index Jumps Five Points

48% Have Started Holiday Gift Shopping, 14% Are Finished

For Pakistan and the United States, it's one Delusion After Another: A Commentary By Michael Barone

81% Favor Repealing or Changing Health Care Law

December 2, 2013

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 38%

Obama’s Full-Month Approval Hits Two-Year Low in November

51% Oppose Health Law’s Contraceptive Mandate

56% Expect Health Care System To Get Worse Under New Law

Data Debris and the Time of Our Lives: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

Welcome to the Kludgeocracy: A Commentary by Michael Barone

December 1, 2013

37% Believe U.S. Doesn’t Spend Enough on Military, National Security


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