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

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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Julian Gomez explains Obamacare to people at a health insurance enrolment event in Commerce

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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Green Party candidate for mayor of Bogota, Enrique Penalosa, speaks to the media at a school in Bogota

Former Bogota mayor would beat Santos in Colombian election: poll

Enrique Penalosa, a former mayor of Bogota, would win the presidential election in a second round against President Juan Manuel Santos, according to a poll by Centro Nacional de Consultoria published late on Monday. The center-left Penalosa, who ran the capital city from 1998 to 2001, would finish 26 percent to 18 percent behind Santos […]

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Rand Paul, Mike Huckabee Top New 2016 GOP Primary Poll

A new 2016 GOP primary poll has Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) ahead of the early pack of possible contenders. WPA opinion research released its findings Saturday, showing Paul and Huckabee topping the field at 13 percent apiece. Following them was former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) with 11 […]

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Brazil's President Rousseff speaks during a ceremony to sign concession contracts for duplication of highways in several Brazilian states, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia

Brazil’s president holds wide lead ahead of re-election bid: poll

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is holding on to her wide lead over potential rivals and would win a second term outright in the October 5 general election, according to a poll published on Thursday. Despite Brazil's lackluster economic performance and stubbornly high inflation on her watch, Rousseff would be […]

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