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Politics Nov 09Americans are angry at the government, desire change, exit polls show
WASHINGTON — Americans emphatically declared their anger at government and their desire for change Tuesday as they decided between two presidential candidates who failed to generate much excitement. Exit polls recorded the simmering discontent of the American electorate. Four in…
Politics Nov 08Just 4 out of 10 voters strongly favor their candidate, exit polls show
Americans held their noses and picked a new president on Tuesday: More than half of voters cast their ballots with reservations about their candidate or because they disliked the others running.
Politics Feb 23Social Security, joblessness top economic concerns for Americans
WASHINGTON — Finally, something that polarized Americans can agree on. Ask people what economic issues will be important for the next president, and Democrats, Republicans and independents alike all put a high priority on protecting Social Security and reducing unemployment.
Nation Dec 22Support for legal abortion at highest level in 2 years
An Associated Press-GfK poll shows an apparent increase in support among Democrats and Republicans alike over the last year.