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Economy Feb 20Poll shows income gap, Wall Street major issues for Democrats
A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that most Democrats consider income inequality a very important issue and half of them think tougher regulations of the financial markets imposed after the 2008 financial crisis did…
Nation Dec 18Majority of Americans favor path to citizenship
WASHINGTON — More Americans favor than oppose a pathway to citizenship for immigrants who are living in the United States illegally, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows.
Nation Dec 17Poll says most Americans favor a path to citizenship
Republicans say they like the GOP candidates' tough talk on immigration, but most don't consider tough policy plans on migrants in the U.S. a decisive factor in their vote for president.
World Nov 05Americans souring on Obama’s Islamic State plan, poll finds
WASHINGTON — Americans are souring on President Barack Obama's approach to fighting the Islamic State, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that also found deep pessimism about U.S. prospects for success in Afghanistan and uncertainty about Obama's plan to leave…
Politics Jul 18Poll shows Americans divided on same-sex marriage
People in the United States are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
Politics Jul 17Minorities, young Americans still support Obama, poll finds
WASHINGTON — Even as the public remains closely divided about his presidency, Barack Obama is holding on to his support from the so-called "Obama coalition" of minorities, liberals and young Americans, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows, creating an incentive for…
Nation May 01Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists, poll finds
WASHINGTON — Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it’s acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Politics Feb 08Poll: Slim majority approves of Obama job on unemployment
Americans' views of President Barack Obama have improved slightly in the past two months, and opinions are more positive about the direction of the country and the health of the economy, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds.
Politics Feb 04U.S. won’t return Guantanamo to improve ties with Cuba
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration says it won't return the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay as part of efforts to improve relations with Cuba.
Politics Dec 10Nearly 9 in 10 doubt Obama, GOP can break gridlock
Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There's almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country's problems.