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Most Recent Articles: November 2011

November 30, 2011

16% Say Country Heading in Right Direction

Rasmussen Employment Index Moves to Highest Level Since June

National Poll: Gingrich 45% Obama 43%

65% Want to End Aid to Pakistan

How to Break the Partisan Fever: A Commentary By Tony Blankley

71% Say Housing Market Will Take At Least Three Years To Recover

November 29, 2011

Election 2012: Generic Republican 48%, Obama 42%

Confidence in Short-Term Economic Growth Remains At Record Low

New Hampshire: Romney 34%, Gingrich 24%, Paul 14%, Huntsman 11%

Gingrich Tells Protesters to Take A Bath, Get A Job: 43% Agree

70% Prefer 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays' on Store Signs

The Right's Health Care Fantasies by Froma Harrop

November 28, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 38%

Election 2012: Obama 46%, Cain 36%

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37% View Occupy Wall Street Protesters Very Unfavorably, 30% Feel That Way About Tea Party

Most Voters Still Favor Health Care Repeal and Think It’s Likely

Entitlement, Not Tax Cuts, Widen the Wealth Gap By Michael Barone

November 27, 2011

Voters Still Trust Republicans More Than Democrats on Economy

November 26, 2011

62% Plan To Spend Less On Gifts This Year

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

November 25, 2011

47% View Home-Buying As Family’s Best Investment

Unacceptable in Today's GOP? Realism and Compassion By Joe Conason

President Obama Gets Low Marks From Homeowners, Gun Owners

7% Finished With Holiday Shopping – Before Black Friday

November 24, 2011

83% Have A Lot To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

November 23, 2011

Election 2012: Obama 44%, Romney 38%

60% Favor Building Keystone XL Pipeline

48% Will Spend Thanksgiving At Home

Thanksgiving 2011 By Tony Blankley

November 22, 2011

Election 2012: Generic Republican 46%, Obama 43%

32% Not At All Confident That They’ll Get All Their Social Security Benefits

81% Think Agreement on Major Spending Cuts Unlikely Before 2012 Elections

Dirty Jobs Don't Have to Be Lousy Jobs: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

37% Say Their Home Is Worth Less Than What They Owe On It

November 21, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 40%

Election 2012: Obama 46%, Gingrich 40%

51% in Florida Disapprove of Governor Scott's Performance

35% See ‘Arab Spring’ Changes As Good for the United States

Only 12% Expect Value of Their Home To Increase In Next Year

Put Tax Breaks for Mortgages, Local Taxes on Table By Michael Barone

November 20, 2011

73% Think Most Bailout Money Went To Those Who Caused Economic Crisis

32% Owe More Money Than Last Year

November 19, 2011

Florida 2012: Romney 46%, Obama 42%

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

November 18, 2011

North Carolina: Generic Republican 44%, Obama 42%

Florida Senate: Mack (R) 43%, Nelson (D) 39%

New High: 65% Oppose Automatic Citizenship for Children Born Here to Illegal Immigrants

77% Have Unfavorable Opinion of Freddie Mac, 73% Say Same of Fannie Mae

Will Obama's Foreign Policy Wins Lead to a Win Next Year?: A Commentary By Thomas F. Schaller

 November 17, 2011

43% Have Put Off Medical Procedures To Save Money

Iowa: Gingrich 32%, Romney 19%, Cain 13%

Obama 45%, Bachmann 33%

69% Say Federal Government Lacks Authority To Force Purchase of Health Insurance

59% Say Government Bailouts Were Bad For America

Obama Has a Knack for Ticking off America's Friends By Michael Barone

Clean Energy Worth the Political Muck By Froma Harrop

November 16, 2011

18% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

Michigan: President Tied With Generic Republican

60% Put Border Control Ahead of Legalizing Undocumented Workers

27% Want President to Act Alone on Jobs, 63% Say Work With Congress

Voters Want Taxes Simpler but Not Flat

An Important New Book: A Commentary by Tony Blankley

90% Say They're Paying More For Groceries Compared To A Year Ago

November 15, 2011

Election 2012: Obama 45%, Generic Republican 44%

Confidence in U.S. Banks Dips to New Low

Election 2012: Obama 46%, Cain 36%

81% Express Concern That Europe’s Financial Problems Will Drag Down U.S. Economy

58% Expect More Partisanship in Washington, D.C.

The Angst in Giving Thanks By Froma Harrop

November 14, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 41%, Democrats 41%

Generic Republican Leads Obama in Pennsylvania

Election 2012: Obama 50%, Gingrich 38%

38% Favor U.S. Military Action If Diplomacy Fails to Stop Iran's Nuclear Program, 35% Oppose

54% Favor Repeal of Health Care Reform Law

Tea Partiers, Like Peaceniks, Upset Political Order: A Commentary By Michael Barone

30% Have Favorable Opinion of Paterno, 51% Unfavorable

November 13, 2011

60% Favor Considering Spending Cuts in Every Government Program

72% Have Grown Children Living With Them Or Knows Someone Who Does

November 12, 2011

64% Favor Jailing Sex Offenders Indefinitely If Necessary

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

November 11, 2011

Obama Trails Generic Republican in Ohio

Missouri 2012: Romney 45%, Obama 42%

Election 2012: Obama 43%, Romney 42%

Just 25% Have Favorable Opinion of Rick Perry

86% Give U.S. Military Positive Marks

Mindless -- But Always Talking Loud By Joe Conason

November 10, 2011

46% Say U.S. and Allies Winning War on Terror

Missouri Senate: McCaskill Bid for Reelection a Toss-Up

In Florida, Obama Trails Generic Republican by Six

PSU Gets Poor Marks for Initial Handling of Sex Abuse Reports

Defining Poverty in the Land of Plenty: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

Most Believe Reporters Publish Damaging Info First, Check Facts Later

November 9, 2011

17% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

Florida Primary: Cain 30%, Romney 24%, Gingrich 19%

Obama 48%, Cain 37%

51% Now Say Allegations Against Cain Likely to Be Serious and True

24% Think Stimulus Plan Reduced Unemployment, 30% Say It Added to Problem

GOP Primary Deadlock? By Tony Blankley

November 8, 2011

Election 2012: Generic Republican 46%, Obama 42%

36% of Workers Expect To Make More Money Next Year

California: Obama 45%, Generic Republican 41%

Obama 44%, Perry 35%

Voters Are Angry, Especially at Congress and Bailed-Out Banks

Andy Rooney Was Really Real: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Just 33% Confident They’ll Get All Their Promised Medicare Benefits

November 7, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 44%, Democrats 37%

Obama 44%, Gingrich 38%

New Low: 35% of Workers Plan on Staying At Current Company for More Than Five Years

36% Say Wall Street Protesters Represent Views of Mainstream America, 44% Disagree

New Low: 39% Favor Tougher Prosecution for Hate Crime Suspects

Can Cain Keep Flouting the Cardinal Rules of Politics? By Michael Barone

November 6, 2011

51% Still Think Obama's More Liberal Than They Are

November 5, 2011

Only 27% Think Daylight Saving Time Saves Energy

Jobs Up, But Not Enough By Lawrence Kudlow

Bloomberg vs. Occupy Wall Street By Joe Conason

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

November 4, 2011

60% Say Profiling Necessary in Today’s Society

41% Concerned Tax Reform Proposals Will Not Generate Enough Money

Just 18% Say America Better Off Than Five Years Ago

23% Have Already Started Holiday Shopping

Lessons from History: Don't Be Too Quick to Pull Down The Curtain: A Commentary By Larry J. Sabato

Veep Speculation is Just That: A Commentary By Joel K. Goldstein

Americans Raise The Bar On How Much Income Makes You Wealthy

November 3, 2011

20% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed

National Poll: Cain 26%, Romney 23%, Gingrich 14%

Obama 42%, Romney 41%

Voters Evenly Divided As to Whether Allegations Against Cain Are Serious and True

21% Support Paying Higher Taxes To Ensure All Pension Benefits for State Workers

A Less Super America Will Be Happier By Froma Harrop

Cain Catches Flak, but Will It Sink His Candidacy? By Michael Barone

November 2, 2011

17% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

41% Favor 10% Pay Cuts for State Workers, 42% Oppose

South Carolina: Cain 33% Romney 23% Gingrich 15%

Obama Full-Month Approval Index in October Dips To Lowest Level Yet

79% See Political Correctness As Serious Problem in America

November 1, 2011

Generic Republican 47%, Obama 42%

October Employment Index Shows Less Confidence Among Workers

Partisan Trends: 34.3% Republican, 33.1% Democrat

Obama 43%, Cain 38%

Romney Still Viewed As Most Mainstream of Presidential Candidates

Only 22% Support Giving States $35 Billion to Prevent Teacher, First Responder Layoffs


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