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Most Recent Articles: February 2009

February 28, 2009

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

Obama’s War By Lawrence Kudlow

Liberals Turning Blind Eye to Human Rights By Michael Barone

February 27, 2009

Ratings for Supreme Court Hold Steady

46% Say Taxpayer Money May Be Spent Wisely

Deficit Reduction Seen As Top Obama Priority - And Least Likely to Be Achieved

Senate 2010: Part Three By Larry Sabato  

73% Trust Judgment of People More Than Politicians

With All Due Respect By Susan Estrich

February 26, 2009

51% Say Obama Unlikely to Halve Deficit in Four Years

51% Say Tax Hike On Those Earning Over $250,000 Is A Good Move

51% Oppose Nationalization Even of At-Risk Banks  

59% Still Believe Government Is the Problem

Pushed To the Margins, Finally By Joe Conason  

GOP Keeps Avoiding Its Fiscal 'Principles' By Froma Harrop

February 25, 2009

Number Who Say U.S. Moving in Right Direction Reaches Recent High

21% Back ACORN’s Plan To Resist Foreclosure    

Many Americans Question Fairness of Tax System

55% Say Media Tries to Make Economy Seem Worse Than It Is

56% Support Six-Month Moratorium on Foreclosures

The Price of Playing by the Rules By Susan Estrich

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life By Tony Blankley

February 24, 2009

33% Have Filed Income Taxes Already

54% Say ‘No’ To All Bailouts

Confidence in Stimulus Plan Drops Over Past Week  

Let Bankruptcy Courts Change Mortgages By Froma Harrop  

51% Oppose Outdoor Smoking Ban  

41% Say Affirmative Action No Longer Relevant

February 23, 2009

Confidence in War on Terror Drops

73% Steer Clear of Mileage Tax

46% Say Obama Should Be More Positive About The Economy

55% Say Government Mortgage Help Rewards Bad Behavior

February 22, 2009

Taxpayers Fear Government Running Out of Cash More Than IRS Audit

Bad Times Visit Our Betters in Europe: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

February 21, 2009

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

Most Think 'Slumdog Millionaire' Will Win Best Picture Oscar

Count on the Constitution: A Commentary by Michael Barone

February 20, 2009

84% in Georgia Say More Crime Likely Due to Bad Economy

50% Give Obama Positive Marks on the Economy

43% Say China Helps America Succeed

Pelosi Viewed Favorably by 35%, Tops Among Congressional Leaders

Not Your Father's Democratic Congress By Rhodes Cook

Senate 2010: A Three-Peat for Democrats or Comeback for the GOP? By Larry J. Sabato

February 19, 2009

Most Michigan Voters Favor Government Loans for GM & Chrysler  

40% Say Marijuana Should Be Legalized

63% Say Housing Market Will Rise Only With Improved Economy

45% Oppose Government Mortgage Help for Troubled Homeowners

Latino-American Dream on Hold By Froma Harrop

There Was No GOP "Victory" By Joe Conason

February 18, 2009

28% Say America is Heading in Right Direction  

Most Voters Think Days Are Numbered for GM or Chrysler  

64% Oppose Any More Loans for GM and Chrysler

CEOs Hit Rock Bottom, Less Popular Than Congress

Financial Security Sentiments Hit New Low

Obama's Governing Style By Tony Blankley

February 17, 2009

Voters Down - And Divided - On America's Future

Generic Congressional Ballot: Democrats By Two  

Most Americans Like Phelps But Say Kellogg’s Right To Drop Him

60% Stress Need For New Sources of Energy, 32% Favor Conservation

28% Think Pit Bulls Should Be Banned

Will Obama Cross the 'Reefer Rubicon'? By Froma Harrop

17% Say They’re Been Turned Down for Credit In Past Six Months

February 16, 2009

67% of Florida Voters See More Home Insurers Leaving The State

Americans Cautious As Congress Eyes Credit Card Companies

38% Say Stimulus Plan Will Help Economy

48% Say Octuplets Doctor Should be Punished

Americans Rate Lincoln As Most Influential President

February 15, 2009

47% Oppose Fairness Doctrine, But 51% Think Congress Likely To Bring It Back

49% in Pennsylvania See Phillies As Repeat World Series Champs

February 14, 2009

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

The Real Lessons of the Great Depression By Michael Barone  

February 13, 2009

Voters Predicted Congress Would Approve Stimulus Package Without Reading It

69% Hope To Dine with Someone Special On Valentine’s Day

Confidence in U.S. Banking System Plummets

49% Trust Themselves More On The Economy Than Obama

Specter Vote For Stimulus Hurts Him Back Home

37% of Massachusetts Voters Say Kennedy Should Retire

Specter Vote For Stimulus Hurts Him Back Home

Live to Risk: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

February 12, 2009

66% Are Worried Government Will Run Out of Money

The Harder They Fall By Debra J. Saunders  

60% Say Stimulus Plan Is What Democrats Want, Not Bipartisan

Obama Campaigning Builds Support for Stimulus Program

Most Americans Expect Economic Plans To Waste Money

The Old Folks Are Doing OK By Froma Harrop  

Stronger, Please, Mr. President By Joe Conason

February 11, 2009

26% Say U.S. is Moving in the Right Direction

On Economic Issues, Voter Trust in Democrats Is Falling  

Doctor Obama By Susan Estrich

56% Oppose Any More Government Help For Banks  

67% Say They Could Do A Better Job On The Economy Than Congress  

Our Clever President By Tony Blankley

February 10, 2009

Parties Now Neck-and-Neck on Generic Congressional Ballot  

75% Oppose Nationalization of U.S. Banks

58% Say Most Congress Members Won’t Know Stimulus Plan When They Vote On It

Harry Beats Goliath By Debra J. Saunders  

42% Have Avoided Peanut Butter Since Salmonella Outbreak

GOP on Stimulus: First, Do Harm By Froma Harrop  

February 9, 2009

Most Say Political Donors Get More Than Their Money’s Worth

Americans Agree Congress Doesn't Play By The Rules

73% Say Buying a House Is Best Bet for Most Families

62% Want Stimulus Plan to Have More Tax Cuts, Less Spending

February 8, 2009

The Tug-of-War Driving the Stimulus Debate: Analysis by Scott Rasmussen  

48% Say Increased Government Spending Hurts Economy

Voters Evenly Divided Over Obama's Warning of Economic Catastrophe

Dysfunctional Family Making: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

February 7, 2009

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

Jobs Down, Stocks Up?: A Commentary by Lawrence Kudlow

Calm and Cool on a No Good, Very Bad Day: A Commentary by Michael Barone

February 6, 2009

64% of Illinois Voters Say Blagojevich Got Fair Trial

62% Say U.S. & Allies Winning the War on Terror

On Her Shoulders, In Her Shoes By Susan Estrich

Voters Divided Over GOP Economic Plan To Put Housing First

54% Say Media Hype Global Warming Dangers

February 5, 2009

GOP’s McDonnell Has Edge Over All Democrats In Virginia Governor’s Race  

69% Would Rather Cut Mail Delivery Than Pay More for Stamps  

55% Say Congress Members Don’t Pay All Their Taxes

23% Fear Global Warming Will End World - Soon  

Stimulus in Spend City By Debra J. Saunders  

Stimulus Skeptics Wrong (Again) By Joe Conason

February 4, 2009

29% Say America is Heading in the Right Direction  

78% of Women Say No Equal Pay For Equal Work

Support for Stimulus Package Falls to 37%

50% Say Stimulus Plan Likely to Make Things Worse

Discover (R) U.S. Spending Monitor (SM) Rises 1.2 Points; First Upturn in Five Months  

Another Two Bite the Dust By Susan Estrich  

GOP President After Obama Seen As A Bit Less Likely  

Obama's Defense Budget Mystery By Tony Blankley

February 3, 2009

Big Three Automakers Much Less Popular, Seen As Less Essential To Economy  

54% Say Congress Doing Poor Job

Support for GOP Rises on Generic Congressional Ballot  

71% View Obama as Politically Liberal

Employment Index Falls to Record Low for Fourth Straight Month

Car and Driver By Debra J. Saunders  

Daschle Is Too Compromised for the Job By Froma Harrop  

62% on Social Networks Have Reconnected With Someone From Their Past

February 2, 2009

The Gregg Factor By Lawrence Kudlow

42% Say Obama Governing on Bipartisan Basis

88% Say No To Bonuses for Bailed-out Execs

11% Say U.S. Should Apologize To Iran  

55% Correctly Predict Steelers as Super Bowl Winner  

Number of Unaffiliated Voters Grows in January

February 1, 2009

Prison or Versailles? By Debra J. Saunders  


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