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Midterm Calculus: How the Poll Was Conducted

Details of the methods behind the public opinion poll. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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‘To Be Or Not To Be’: That Was Our Poll Question

On Wednesday, William Shakespeare would have turned 450 — if the bard really were immortal. In honor of his birthday, a HuffPost/YouGov poll posed some of his most memorable questions to the American public. In true Shakespearean fashion, we’re introducing the results with a sonnet: Do Shakespeare’s words apply to us today? Assessing that was […]

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Fox News Poll: Independents more likely to back anti-ObamaCare candidates

Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Americans Think People Are Poor Because Of Bad Breaks, Not Because They’re Losers: Poll

WASHINGTON — Conservatives often say the poor and jobless got that way because of their own personal failings, but Americans tend to blame the plain old free market. A new HuffPost/YouGov poll released Thursday finds Americans generally think both the rich and the poor ended up where they are more because of the opportunities they […]

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Esparza sleeps in the arms of her grandfather as they wait in line at a health insurance enrollment event in Cudahy, California

Americans increasingly prefer Democrats on healthcare: Reuters/Ipsos poll

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans increasingly think Democrats have a better plan for healthcare than Republicans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after the White House announced that more people than expected had signed up for the "Obamacare" health plan. Nearly one-third of respondents in the online survey released on Tuesday said they […]

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Nearly half of likely Michigan voters oppose governor’s Detroit bailout plan, poll says

Nearly half of likely general election voters in Michigan oppose the multi-million dollar plan proposed by the governor to bail out the city of Detroit, according to a new poll. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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New Jersey voters see Christie’s internal bridge review as ‘whitewash’: poll

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most New Jersey voters believe an internal investigation clearing Governor Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in a scheme to snarl traffic on one of the world's busiest bridges was a "whitewash," according to a poll released on Wednesday. Christie, a likely 2016 Republican presidential contender, continues to be […]

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Obamacare ‘accomplishing goal’: Gallup poll

By Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) – The percentage of Americans without health insurance dipped to its lowest in nearly six years due in part to U.S. President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, commonly known as Obamacare, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday. Some 15.6 percent of Americans lacked health insurance in the […]

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Axelrod admits Dems have ‘major hurdles,’ after new poll

Former top Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod acknowledge Saturday that Democrats face tough challenges in November, following a new Associated Press-GfK poll that shows voters increasingly appear to want Republicans over Democrats to control Congress. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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New Jersey Governor Christie speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition Spring Leadership Meeting at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas

Americans cool to NJ’s Christie as Massachusetts’ Warren rises: poll

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Chris Christie fell to ninth place from his top spot among favored U.S. politicians after a scandal over traffic lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, according to a Quinnipiac University ranking released on Thursday. The poll measuring Americans' sentiment toward political leaders was taken last […]

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