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Most Recent Articles: January 2009

January 31, 2009

The Politics Of The Economic Recovery Act By Scott Rasmussen

Telephone Tops The Ways We Talk Together  

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

January 30, 2009

Stop Those Checks: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

Let the Limbaughs Whine: A Commentary By Joe Conason

The Georgia Senate Runoff: The First Shot of 2010: A Commentary By Rhodes Cook

Obama Is Essential To Passing the Economic Recovery Plan: Analysis by Scott Rasmussen

January 29, 2009

Republicans Like GOP’s Conservative Direction, Democrats Don’t

Stimulus Criticism Mounts By Lawrence Kudlow

Number Who Say Nation Heading in Right Direction Jumps to 27%  

Public Support for Economic Recovery Plan Slips to 42%

61% of Workers Say Choice To Change Jobs Is Theirs

The 2008 Election in Perspective By James E. Campbell

Obama's Wounded Treasury Man By Lawrence Kudlow

Sports Man Therapy for Tough Times By Froma Harrop

January 28, 2009

Generic Ballot Remains Steady This Week

Steelers Favored to Win Super Bowl, But More Want to See Cardinals Victory

37% Say Government Job Is A Good Idea Right Now

Most Say Tax Cuts Always Better Than Increased Spending

History Lessons: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

Obama's Collectivist Nationalism: A Commentary By Tony Blankley

January 27, 2009

57% Say Tax Cuts Will Help Economy

Smoking Ban Okay, But Don’t Touch My Cell Phone or My Soda  

Voters Give Mixed Reviews to Closing of Guantanamo Prison

Most Super Bowl Watchers Plan to Check Out ‘The Boss’

Out of the Closet on Proposition 8 By Debra J. Saunders  

Getting Off the Dog Track By Froma Harrop

January 26, 2009

Most Plan on Watching Super Bowl XLIII at Home

Majority Says Supreme Court Should Look to Written Constitution for Rulings, Just 35% Think Obama Agrees

44% of Democrats Say Bush Team Guilty of War Crimes

January 24, 2009

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

The Obama-Kennedy Connection By Michael Barone

January 23, 2009

59% Fear Too Much Government Spending Is Coming

55% of Voters Say U.S. and Allies are Winning War on Terror  

49% Say Obama More Liberal Than They Are  

Caroline's Exit By Susan Estrich

January 22, 2009

Hopes for Obama High in McCain Country

Congressional Approval Inches Up With New Year

Happy Landing in the Hudson Boosts Confidence in Flying

What Bipartisan Means Now: A Commentary By Joe Conason

The Honeymoon Begins: A Commentary by Larry J. Sabato

Gilded Age for Institutions Also Over: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

The New Era of Responsibility: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders

January 21, 2009

Democrats Go Up By Seven on Congressional Ballot  

41% Say Apple Is Okay Without Steve Jobs

Bush Gets Better Grades in Texas

45% Support Obama’s Economic Plan

41% Say Geithner Should Not Be Treasury Secretary

Teddy By Susan Estrich

The Final Bush Pardons By Debra J. Saunders

Economic Crapshoot Ahead By Tony Blankley

January 20, 2009

48% Say Obama’s Inauguration Signals New Era of Race Relations

Most Say Foreign Company Will Develop Alternative Fuel Car First

Voters Like What They See In The New President

77% Say Inauguration Should Begin With Prayer

Why Health Reform May Happen: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

January 19, 2009

What Did Reagan’s Inaugural Say?: A Commentary By Lawrence Kudlow

Voters Upbeat about American Society, Future on Eve of Inauguration  

86% Have Favorable Opinion of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

48% of California Voters Blame State Budget Crisis On Legislature  

44% Say Global Warming Due To Planetary Trends, Not People

January 18, 2009

Bush Showed U.S. Is No Paper Tiger By Debra J. Saunders

January 17, 2009

Is a Change in Migration Patterns at Hand? By Michael Barone  

Arnold's State of the State -- Not So Good By Debra J. Saunders

California Governor: Brown 40% Whitman 38%

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

January 16, 2009

39% Say It’s Too Easy to Get an Abortion in the U.S.

TARP Vote Reflects Voter Shifts As Well

74% Say Madoff Should End His Days In Jail

What the New President Will Need By Susan Estrich  

January 15, 2009

Views of Nation's Future Remain Stable - and Negative

53% Say U.S. and Allies Are Winning War on Terror

New Jersey Governor: Christie 42%, Corzine 40%

Voters Like Rice Better, But Say Clinton’s Ready For State

The Party of No Ideas: A Commentary by Joe Conason

In Speech, Obama Won't Do an FDR: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

January 14, 2009

80% Say Parents Should Teach Their Children about Sex

Democrats Slip But Still Lead GOP on Generic Ballot

Most Americans Say Leaders Clueless On The Economy

A Truncated Presidential Honeymoon? By Tony Blankley  

Respect By Susan Estrich

January 13, 2009

Republicans More Trusted by Eight Points on National Security

Majority Rates Bush as One of America’s Worst Presidents

Americans Strongly Oppose Economic Plan Without Tax Cuts

From Jack Bauer to Leon Panetta: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

Taxes Will Have to Be Raised, Eventually: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Arizona Voters Are Pessimistic About Economy, National Security in 2009

January 12, 2009

Drug Violence From Mexico Now A Bigger Concern Than Illegal Immigration

Voters Still Say Palestinians to Blame, But 50% Say Israel Should Accept Truce

59% of Arizona Voters Okay Napolitano’s Move to Washington

January 11, 2009

Lots Plan To Watch Obama’s Swearing-In Live

How Big-Government Is Obama?: A Commentary by Lawrence Kudlow

Governator, the Sequel: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

January 10, 2009

Giants, Steelers Favorites for Super Bowl

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

January 9, 2009

New Yorkers Give Governor Good Marks But Frown On Tax Hikes

Despite Tax Cut Proposal, Only 21% Expect Lower Taxes Under Obama

63% Expect Major Legislation in Obama’s First 100 Days

Voters Warm To Government Action on Economy

For Love of Israel: A Commentary By Susan Estrich

January 8, 2009

New York Senate: Kennedy Leads King by 18 But Vulnerabilities Linger  

African-Americans, Democrats Less Optimistic About the Nation’s Future in December  

Views of War on Terror Remain Stable  

62% Say Economy Will Be Back and Better – In Five Years  

Timing Is Wrong for Phony Thrift By Joe Conason

Inaugurations Past and Present by Larry J. Sabato  

Predict Who Will Win This Year’s Golden Globe Awards

Empty Seats By Debra J. Saunders  

Onus Now on Dems for Ethical Government By Froma Harrop

January 7, 2009

54% Think Major Government Plan Is A Must for the Economy

Only 26% Think U.S. Will Be Safer At Year’s End  

Economic Confidence and Spending Intentions Reach Monitor Lows

Crazy Like a Fox: A Commentary By Susan Estrich

Being President 101: A Commentary by Tony Blankley

January 6, 2009

Most Say Jobs Are Still In Reach But Riches Aren’t

47% Say Children Will Not Be Better Off Than Their Parents

America First? Maybe Not

Rasmussen Employment Index Signals More Weakness in Labor Market

Eric Holder and All Political Prisoners By Debra J. Saunders  

The Mortgage Thieves Return By Froma Harrop  

January 5, 2009

62% Expect Congress To Address Serious Issues This Year

48% Expect Washington Politics to Be More Cooperative

71% Say Obama Likely to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

Consumer Confidence Down 24% in Three Months, 50% in Two Years

Presidential Approval Index: Bush -30

Number of Democrats Increases for Third Straight Month

January 4, 2009

46% Favor Opting Out of Social Security

Big Brother/Backseat Driver: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

January 3, 2009

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

No Permanent Majorities in America By Michael Barone  

January 2, 2009

52% Believe Israelis and Palestinians Can Live In Peace

Americans See A Better 2009 But No End to Recession

Offshoring Is One Sure Thing

Time for a Choice -- Not an Echo

January 1, 2009

43% To Resolve This New Year’s Day, 42% Vow To Keep It

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