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Most Recent Articles: March 2011

March 31, 2011

30% Say Supreme Court Doing Good or Excellent Job, 21% Say Poor

Americans Still Divided Over Legalizing, Taxing Marijuana

Just 21% Say U.S. Has Clearly Defined Mission in Libya

Is the Tea Party Pooped? It Must Keep Making Its Case: A Commentary By Michael Barone

Full-Throttle Drill, Drill, Drill: A Commentary By Lawrence Kudlow

Foggy Thinking in the Sunshine State: A Commentary by Froma Harrop

Only 7% Think Government Employees Work Harder Than Those in Private Sector

March 30, 2011

25% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans Strongly Reject Mileage Tax, Gas Tax Hike

50% Say Tax Cuts Help the Economy

Voter Views on Libya Show Little Change

A Woman of Valor By Susan Estrich

26% See Long-Term Government Solution to Chronic Unemployment

March 29, 2011

55% Have a Favorable Opinion of Hillary Clinton

55% Have Filed Their Taxes, 43% Expect Refund

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Dealing with the 'Trademark Bully' By Cliff Ennico

35% Say U.S. Should Phase Out Nuclear Power Over Next 50 Years

Only 16% Think Country Would Be Better Off If Most Incumbents in Congress Reelected

Let Voters Decide on Pensions, Spending By Debra J. Saunders

When Government Was a Bear By Froma Harrop

Rasmussen Employment Index Shows Labor Market Confidence At Seven Month-Low

March 28, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 43%, Democrats 39%

81% Know Someone Out of Work and Looking for a Job

Voters Less Concerned About Threat of Japanese Radiation

Most Small Business Owners Still Looking for Recovery Signs   

69% Still Angry At Government's Current Policies

The Eyes of Texas Are Sparkling in the 2010 Census By Michael Barone

58% Now Favor Health Care Repeal

March 27, 2011

66% Hold Favorable View of Elizabeth Taylor

18% Say 1930s-like Depression Very Likely In Next Few Years

Gadhafi -- the Mad Dog Who Trumped the World By Debra J. Saunders

March 26, 2011

75% Say Exercise is Important in Daily Life

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

March 25, 2011

71% Rate Their Own Health as Good or Excellent

21% Say Today’s Children Will Be Better Off Than Their Parents

Americans Show Little Support for Defending Some Treaty Partners

28% Say Libya Important To U.S. National Security, 42% Disagree

Up in Smoke By Susan Estrich

Paradox and Principle in the New Mideast By Joe Conason

50% Recognize that Most Americans Support Congressional Term Limits

Obama On Oil: More Misleading Rhetoric By Howard Rich

March 24, 2011

Many Americans Plan to Clean, Garden This Spring

45% Support U.S. Military Action in Libya, 34% Oppose, 21% Undecided

Only 33% Think Most Americans Blame Humans for Global Warming

Why Sacramento Can't Get Cellphones Out of Prison: A Commentary By Debra J. Saunders

The Damning Contradictions of Obama's Attack on Libya: A Commentary by Michael Barone

Achoo! 75% Suffer From Allergies or Know Someone Who Does

Praise for (Some) Tea Partiers: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

March 23, 2011

23% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

Americans Still Have Mixed Feelings on U.S. Job Market

55% Still See Buying Home As Family’s Best Investment

44% Rate Obama’s Leadership As Good or Excellent, 37% Say It’s Poor

Target: Women By Susan Estrich

"Let Me Just Be Very Unambiguous About This" By Tony Blankley

Voters Underestimate Support for Tax Cuts As Economic Boost

Q1 Slowdown: Caveat Emptor By Lawrence Kudlow

March 22, 2011

Fewer Americans Than Ever Think U.S. Economy Will be Stronger in Five Years

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: How To Find a Job in a Fast-Growing, High-Technology Company By Cliff Ennico

Voters Continue to Blame Recession Under Bush For Poor Economy

Favorable Reviews Up Slightly for Top Congressional Leaders

34% Now Support U.S. Involvement in Libya

Dud Deals in California By Debra J. Saunders

19% Say Hardly Anybody Believes More Government Spending Is Good for the Economy

The Madness of Slamming Midnight Basketball By Froma Harrop

March 21, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 45%, Democrats 37%

Voters Trust Republicans More Than Democrats on Nine out of 10 Important Issues

40% Recognize That Most Americans See Government As the Problem, 46% Say That’s Mostly a Conservative View

53% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 50% Say Repeal At Least Somewhat Likely

31% Say They Owe More on Their Mortgage Than Their Home Is Worth

US Is the Unilateral Power in a Multilateral World By Michael Barone

March 20, 2011

Just 31% Now Give Obama Positive Marks for the Economy

Few Angels in the Budget Brawl: A Commentary by Debra J. Saunders

Phillies the Favorite to Win 2011 World Series

March 19, 2011

43% Say Filing Income Taxes Is Worse Than Going to the Dentist

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

March 18, 2011

What's So Scary About NPR? By Joe Conason

Belief That America's Best Days Lie Ahead Falls to 17-Month Low

48% At Least Somewhat Confident Japan is Fully Disclosing Nuclear Danger, 44% Are Not

60% Say Japanese Earthquake Will Hurt U.S. Economy

20% Would Pay Higher Taxes to Reduce Deficit

Politicians and Their Self-Serving Charities: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

The Phantom Campaign: A Commentary By Larry J. Sabato

March 17, 2011

Winning An Oscar Doesn't Necessarily Win You Friends

47% Will Wear Green On St. Patrick's Day, 21% Plan To Drink

Just 44% Now Expect Their Home To Be Worth More in Five Years

Golf, Cocaine and Budget Talk By Debra J. Saunders

The Framers Never Imagined a New Hampshire Primary By Michael Barone

40% Still Support New Nuclear Plants In U.S., 38% Oppose

March 16, 2011

22% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction, Lowest of Obama's Presidency

Ohio State, Duke Favorites to Win NCAA Tournament

64% Say Middle Class Americans Pay the Largest Share of Their Income in Taxes

43% Are At Least Somewhat Concerned Japanese Radiation May Reach United States

Deficits, Promises and Destiny: A Commentary By Tony Blankley

Just 31% Hold Favorable Opinion of Tiger Woods

Last Weekend: A Commentary by Susan Estrich

March 15, 2011

16% View Interior Secretary Salazar Favorably

26% Say Laying Off 100,000 Federal Workers Would Help Economy, 49% Disagree

45% Have Not Filed Income Taxes Yet

Public Employee Union Members More Hostile to Republicans than Private Sector Union Workers

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Should You Promote Your Business on Groupon? By Cliff Ennico

Obama at Wheel of Father's Oldsmobile By Debra J. Saunders

11% Say Communism Better Than U.S. System of Politics and Economics

Mother Nature Defeats Best Laid Plans By Froma Harrop

March 14, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 46%, Democrats 37%

Lopez Rates Highest Among New "Idol" Judges

Most Voters Still Support Guantanamo Prison, Military Tribunals for Terrorists

62% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

Only 27% Have Positive View of Government Bailouts

On Libya and Budget, President Obama Votes 'Present' By Michael Barone

March 13, 2011

3% Say Ivy League Schools Produce Better Workers

National Public Racket By Debra J. Saunders

March 12, 2011

47% Say Daylight Saving Time Is Not Worth the Hassle   

The Alley By Susan Estrich   

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

March 11, 2011

47% Have Unfavorable View of Napolitano

Americans Say Pay Should Be Based on Performance Instead of Education, Seniority

63% Say Border Control Is Top Immigration Priority

Unknown Unknowns By Lawrence Kudlow  

The Crystal Ball's Senate Ratings By Larry J. Sabato

Just 17% Believe American Muslims Are Treated Unfairly

How Not to Fight Terrorism By Joe Conason

March 10, 2011

Workers Less Optimistic About Future Earnings

67% Favor Automatic Police Immigration Checks, Most Support Sanctions on Employers and Landlords

39% Say Government Not Focusing Enough on Threat of Domestic Islamic Terrorism

Social Security: Why America Can and Should Allow Private Accounts: A Commentary By Howard Rich

Who's Missing in Utah's Immigration Deal: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

Americans Think New State Laws Will Reduce Number of Abortions

Why NPR Should Urge Congress to End Its Subsidy: A Commentary by Michael Barone

March 9, 2011

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

61% See President Obama As More Liberal Than They Are

30% of Workers Looking For Job Outside Current Company

48% of Wisconsin Voters Want Public Employee Pension Increases Approved by Voters

Voters Remain Pessimistic About Afghanistan

Is the President Really in Good Shape for Re-Election? By Tony Blankley

Spending's Not Better the Second Time Around By Froma Harrop

March 8, 2011

Americans Think Teachers Worth More than Celebrities, Pro Athletes

28% of Voters Are Both Fiscal and Social Conservatives

71% Oppose Co-ed Roommates on College Campuses

63% Say U.S. Should Stay Out of Libya Crisis

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: Buying a Business When Storm Clouds Are on the Horizon By Cliff Ennico

Government Shutdown? So What? By Lawrence Kudlow  

In Wisconsin and Washington, Broke Ain't Broke By Debra J. Saunders

Wisconsin Voters Oppose Weakening Collective Bargaining Rights in General But Strongly Support Specific Changes

March 7, 2011

Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 45%, Democrats 39%  

64% View Peace Corps Favorably

52% Want Troops Home from Afghanistan Within a Year

54% Favor Repeal of Health Care Bill

Who's to Blame for Union Woes? By Michael Barone

What You Can Learn About Wisconsin Dispute from Differences in Poll Questions: An Analysis By Scott Rasmussen

March 6, 2011

47% See Increased Government Hiring as Bad for Economy

59% Believe Politics in DC Will Be More Partisan Over Next Year

First the Public Service, Then Endless Litigation By Debra J. Saunders

March 5, 2011

72% Say Celebrities Get Special Treatment When They Break the Law

59% Expect Interest Rates to Go Up Over the Next Year

What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls    

First the Public Service, Then Endless Litigation By Debra J. Saunders

Stocks Diss Oil, for Now By Lawrence Kudlow

March 4, 2011

Opposition To Offshore Drilling Ban Rises to 55%

Wisconsin Governor Walker: 43% Approval Rating

Just 32% See Democrats' Agenda As Mainstream

71% Believe Government Workers Get Better Pensions Than Those In Private Sector

Wisconsin Voters Prefer Spending Cuts to Reduce State Budget Deficit

Don't Believe the (Union-Busting) Hype By Joe Conason

Who Wants To Be Charlie Sheen? By Debra J. Saunders

March 3, 2011

Majority Still Concerned About Inflation

71% of Americans View Charlie Sheen Unfavorably

Wisconsin Poll: Support for Budget Cutting, Not for Weakening Collective Bargaining Rights

“Collectively” Bad: A Commentary By Howard Rich

Government Shutdown No Longer a 'Train Wreck': A Commentary by Michael Barone

58% Say It’s Likely Gas Prices Will Top $5 A Gallon

Public Workers Join the New Reality: A Commentary By Froma Harrop

March 2, 2011

27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

66% Believe Government Workers Have More Job Security than Private Sector Workers

Obama’s Full Month Ratings Dip Slightly in February

51% Say U.S. Shouldn’t Have Become Involved in Iraq

Who Cares About the Oscars? By Susan Estrich

Plurality Says Labor Unions Have Too Much Influence According to CBS/NY Times Poll

'Tiresome Squabbles of Discontented Affluence' By Tony Blankley

March 1, 2011

Most Voters Express Little Knowledge of Obama's Energy and Education Secretaries

Rasmussen Employment Index Continues Slow Climb

Partisan Trends: 35.1% Are Republicans, 34.3% Democrats

61% Say Complete U.S. Troop Withdrawal From Iraq Unlikely This Year

The Left Wing Needs an Update By Froma Harrop

SUCCEEDING IN YOUR BUSINESS: When a Business Has 'Two Sets Of Books' by Cliff Ennico

53% See Proposed GOP Budget Cuts As Pretty Insignificant

Tax or Spend? The Final Chapter By Debra J. Saunders