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Americans concerned about government corruption

Aug 2, 2012
Gallup's latest data reveals Americans' priorities for whichever man wins the fall presidential election.
Posted In: government

Americans see need for more jobs... and coffee

Aug 2, 2012
Tomorrow, we'll get a reading on job creation for the month of July from the Labor Department, and whether it's a good or bad report, it's sure to have impact on the presidential race. Plus, the latest data on how many people in America are drinking coffee.
Posted In: Jobs, 2012 election, coffee

Americans weigh in on fixes for the U.S. economy

Jul 19, 2012
Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Posted In: employment, Taxes, 2012 election, Jobs

Americans worried more about obesity than alcohol

Jul 19, 2012
A new study in the journal Lancet says lack of exercise now causes as many deaths as smoking. And according to the latest figures, obesity costs Americans about $200 billion a year in medical expenses. So perhaps it makes sense that for the first time, Americans polled by Gallup see obesity as a bigger problem than smoking or alcohol consumption.
Posted In: alcohol, obesity

Americans' priorities for fixing the economy

Jul 19, 2012
Our politicians can't seem to work it out; how do ordinary Americans think we should fix the economy?
Posted In: Jobs

What Americans think about taxing the rich

Jul 12, 2012
President Obama is calling for renewing the Bush tax cuts, except for those making $250,000 a year and more. Gallup's Frank Newport on what people think about that proposal.
Posted In: Bush tax cuts, Obama, Gallup

Tax cuts, candidate wealth: What matters to voters?

Jul 12, 2012
The Presidential race this week can be summed up in a few words: Outsourcing, wealth, taxes, and jobs. How are American voters responding the latest week's news?
Posted In: jobs report, Obama, Mitt Romney, Bush tax cuts

How TV news and ads affect Americans

Jul 12, 2012
Frank Newport, editor-in-chief at Gallup, explains how much Americans trust television news, and whether are really impacted by political ads they see on TV.
Posted In: Political ads, tv, news

Are Americans spending this summer?

Jul 5, 2012
What are the spending habits of Americans this summer: Spending or saving? And what days of the year do Americans think of as the happiest? Gallup reveals its latest data on U.S. opinion.
Posted In: spending, Saving

A week after Supreme Court decision, Americans still divided

Jul 5, 2012
It's been exactly a week since the Supreme Court announced that President Obama's healthcare overhaul is constitutional. Have Americans shifted their view of the law?
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama

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