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Most Recent Articles: November 2009

November 30, 2009

33% Say Their Representative in Congress is Best Person for Job

Voters Continue to Trust GOP More on Most Top Issues  

Confidence in Housing Market Stalls  

47% View A Candidate’s Religious Faith As Important  

71% Angry at Federal Government, Up Five Points Since September

41% Support Health Care Legislation, 53% Oppose  

Question Wording and Job Approval  

Global Warming Consensus: Garbage in, Garbage out By Michael Barone

November 29, 2009

Sarah Palin: Going Rogue, Getting Even By Debra J. Saunders  

39% Consider Holiday Shopping Unpleasant, 43% Think It's Fun  

Most Americans Prefer 'Merry Christmas' To 'Happy Holidays'  

53% Have Favorable Opinion of AARP, but Health Care Issue Hurting Reputation

November 28, 2009

81% Disagree with New Mammogram Recommendation

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

Whom Can You Trust on Climate Change? By Froma Harrop

November 27, 2009

7% Already Have Finished Their Holiday Shopping  

Those Who Rate U.S. Health Care System Good or Excellent Up To 49%  

In Massachusetts, 32% Consider State’s Health Care Reform a Success  

Checkouts and Markups By Susan Estrich

Damn the Deficit: Full Speed Ahead on Health Care By Michael Barone

November 26, 2009

56% Say Thanksgiving Is One of Most Important Holidays  

When Pundits Compare Apples To Oranges: One Look at Health Care Polling

Understanding Our Hollow "Centrists" By Joe Conason

November 25, 2009

31% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

50% Still Blame Bush for Bad Economy

2010 New York Senate: Giuliani 53%, Gillibrand 40%  

Dobbs in 2012 Gets Up to 14% of Vote, Hurts GOP Chances  

48% Expect Tax Hike, Fundamental Challenge for Obama Administration  

2010 Massachusetts Governor: Çhallengers Gain on Incumbent Patrick

Afghan Rebuttal and Surrebuttal on the Right By Tony Blankley  

November 24, 2009

Politics of the Pardon By Debra J. Saunders  

63% Say Political Correctness Kept Military From Preventing Ford Hood Massacre

Coakley Still Ahead Among Massachusetts Democrats Seeking Kennedy’s Senate Seat

Republicans Post Seven-Point Lead on Generic Ballot

36% Say Stimulus Good for Economy, 34% Disagree

63% Say Political Correctness Kept Military From Preventing Ford Hood Massacre

Insane Debate Over Wasted Medical Spending By Froma Harrop

53% More Thankful This Thanksgiving

November 23, 2009

Voters Now Closely Divided On U.S. Chances for Victory in Afghanistan

Arpaio Holds Large Lead in Arizona Republican Primary

Arpaio Is Strongest GOP Candidate in 2010 Arizona Governor’s Race

Support for Health Care Plan Falls to New Low

Immigration Looms as the Next Test for Congress By Michael Barone

November 22, 2009

49% in California Favor Legalizing, Taxing Pot

In New York, Flanked by Lawyers By Debra J. Saunders

November 21, 2009

56% in New York Say State Likely To Be Bankrupt By Year’s End

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

What's a Woman To Do About Mammography? By Susan Estrich

November 20, 2009

55% in New York Oppose Civilian Terror Trials  

Voters Continue to See Deficit Reduction as Top Priority

42% Rate Geithner’s Performance As Poor  

2010 Arizona GOP Primary: McCain 45%, Hayworth 43%  

2010 California Senate: Boxer Still Leads Fiorina, DeVore

Senate Shake-Up, 2010 By Larry J. Sabato

Brown Ensnared in His Own Tapegate Trap By Debra J. Saunders  

President Zero Sum Goes to Asia By Lawrence Kudlow  

November 19, 2009

2010 New York Senate: Gillibrand 45%, Pataki 42%

47% Trust Private Sector More Than Government To Keep Health Care Costs Down, Quality Up

Voters’ Opinions of Congressional Leaders Remain Steady

Obama Bows, but the World Refuses to Bow Back By Michael Barone

Democrats & Unaffiliateds More Likely To Be Unemployed Than Republicans

What is So Patriotic About Fearmongering? By Joe Conason

2010 California Governor: Brown 41%, Whitman 41%

To Create Jobs, Voters Say Cut Taxes and Stop Spending

The Civic Price of Courting Corporations By Froma Harrop

November 18, 2009

Cuomo, Giuliani Virtually Tied in 2010 NY Governor Race

33% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction  

45% Say Passage of Health Care Plan Will Drive Up Cost of Drugs  

Just 18% Say Legal System Worries Too Much About National Security  

83% Say Credit Cards Tempt People To Buy

62% Now Have Favorable View of Michelle Obama  

An Exit Strategy To Die For By Tony Blankley  

See Sarah Run By Susan Estrich

November 17, 2009

Only 7% Have Used Kindle or Similar Electronic Book Reader

Republicans Maintain Steady Lead on Generic Ballot  

51% Oppose Decision To Try Terrorists in New York City  

50% Say Their Credit Card Interest Rates Were Raised in Last Six Months  

26% Have Worked With Someone They Thought Capable Of Mass Violence  

The Party of Fiscal Babies By Froma Harrop

November 16, 2009

2010 Minnesota Governor: Coleman Leads GOP; Dayton, Rybak Tops Among Democrats

Only 20% Say What’s Good for China’s Economy Good for U.S.

Support for Congressional Health Care Proposal Up to 47%, 49% Opposed

42% in Minnesota For Pawlenty, 46% Against If He’s GOP Presidential Candidate

Pushing Health Reform When Job Losses Are Rising By Michael Barone

59% of GOP Voters Say Palin Shares Their Values

November 15, 2009

26% Favor Pulling All U.S. Troops Out of Japan

Scots Outraged Over Bomber's Release: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

November 14, 2009

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

November 13, 2009

57% of Texas Voters Say Hutchison Should Stay Senator While Running for Governor  

47% Blame Global Warming on Planetary Trends, Not Human Activity

67% Oppose A Military Draft  

In Texas GOP Showdown, Perry Leads Hutchison 46% to 35%  

Klobuchar Bests Franken, Bachmann Among Minnesota Voters  

'09 Elections: Some Parting Thoughts By Rhodes Cook  

Voters Want Green... In Their Wallets By Howard Rich  

Do You Recognize Your President? By Susan Estrich

November 12, 2009

73% in Texas Favor Death Penalty for Fort Hood Shooter  

60% in NJ Say Most Christie Supporters Were Voting Against Corzine

73% Worry Some May Be Executed For Crimes They Didn’t Commit

61% Support Death Penalty

45% Now Rate Obama’s Economic Performance As Poor

History Is Calling -- Will Obama Answer? By Michael Barone

Testing Next Year's Lies Today By Joe Conason

Casinos Take Money From States By Froma Harrop

November 11, 2009

33% Say U.S. Is Heading In Right Direction

Economy Is Once Again Top Issue For Voters

24% Watch Oprah At Least Occasionally

60% Want Fort Hood Shooting Investigated as Terrorist Act

The San Francisco Democrat: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

Hillary in 2012?: A Commentary By Tony Blankley

81% View U.S. Military Favorably This Veteran's Day

November 10, 2009

Republicans Jump to Six-Point Lead on Generic Ballot  

Most Americans Favor Big-Screen TVs Over Energy Conservation  

66% See Military Service As More Stressful Than Most Other Jobs  

17% Want Their Children To Grow Up To Be Politicians  

44% Say With Prices Up, Their Flying Is Down

The Shrink and the Terrorist: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

Two Dots Don't Make a Political Map: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

November 9, 2009

28% Say Today's Veterans Face More Challenges Than Vietnam Returnees

Just 4% Say Most Politicians Keep Their Campaign Promises

32% See World As Community of Similar Nations

Although House Passes Health Care, Most Voters Still Oppose the Legislation

93% Say Fall of Berlin Wall Important Event In World History

Freewheeling Young Voters Scare Both Parties By Michael Barone

November 8, 2009

58% Say Next President Likely To Be Republican  

D.C.'s 'Failure To Launch' National Health Care Policy By Debra J. Saunders  

November 7, 2009

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

30% Favor One Party Running the White House and Congress

November 6, 2009

Voters Divided On Whether Passing Good Legislation More Important Than Killing Bad Bills

59% Favor Extension of Unemployment Benefits  

Americans Favor Home Buyer Tax Credit Until They Hear How Much It Costs  

55% Expect Washington Politics to Grow More Partisan  

There Is No Honor; There's Only Killing By Debra J. Saunders  

Virginia, New Jersey Races Showing Voters Changing Course By Michael Barone

November 5, 2009

60% Say Law Should Protect Those in National Guard From Any Job Losses

49% See GOP Takeover of Congress Next Year As Possible

52% Say America’s Best Days Are In the Past, Highest Level in Two Years  

72% Say Health Plan Likely to Shift Employees from Private Insurance to Government Plan

The GOP's Toxic Tea Party By Joe Conason  

The Economics of a GOP Gubernatorial Sweep By Lawrence Kudlow  

The Tea-Baggers Were Carpetbaggers By Froma Harrop  

November 4, 2009

34% Say U.S. Is Heading In The Right Direction

Ford Favorables Continue to Rise As GM, Chrysler Slip  

44% Say Health Care Plan Likely To Force Them To Change Insurance Coverage  

President Obama: One Year After Winning it All  

37% Expect To Be With Same Employer Over Five Years From Now  

My President By Susan Estrich  

A Curious Lack of Curiosity Over Intelligence Outrage By Tony Blankley  

November 3, 2009

Generic Ballot Shows No Change This Week

65% Say Leaving Current Job Will Be Their Choice

49% Favor Harsher Penalties For Hate Crime Offenders  

The Population Boomerang in Iran By Froma Harrop  

49% Blame Bush for Economy, 45% Blame Obama

Levi Johnston Stripped Bare By Debra J. Saunders  

45% for Obama, 49% Against – If Election Were Held Right Now  

November 2, 2009

Confidence in U.S. War on Terror Tumbles To Lowest Level In Nearly Three Years

Confidence in Improved Relations With Muslim World Down To 16%  

What NY-23 Says About The GOP And Its Voters

27% Say Hillary Would Be Better President Than Obama  

42% Support Health Care Reform After Release of Pelosi's Version  

Democrats Inch Up in Partisan ID during October, GOP Slips

Hold the Champagne -- Happy Days Aren't Here Again By Michael Barone  

November 1, 2009

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