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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Obama slightly ahead of Romney in poll of polls


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama has a slight 3-point advantage over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney in a new poll of polls averaging three recent national surveys ... Read more...

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One in four Indians ’suffering’: Gallup poll


May 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) South Asians rated their lives worse in 2011 than most residents in other parts of Asia with nearly one in four Indians "suffering", third highest after ... Read more...

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Obama supports same-sex marriage (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has become the first president in US history to come out in support of the same-sex marriage, injecting one of the most ... Read more...

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Indians start to see less corruption: Gallup poll


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Indians continue to see corruption as widespread in their country's government and business, but are less likely to feel that way this year, according to ... Read more...

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10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll


April 25th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians ... Read more...

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Americans back faster Afghan withdrawal: Poll


March 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Around half of the Americans who participated in a Gallup poll said the US should speed up withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan, according to ... Read more...

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Five killed in US spa shooting


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Five people have been killed in a shooting at a suburban Atlanta spa, police were quoted as saying by the US media.Murder-suicide seemed to be the ... Read more...

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US holiday spending up 4.1 percent over 2010


December 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) In the five weeks before Christmas, a US consumer spent an average of $78 per day, that is 4.1 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

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Obama, Hillary Clinton again top most admired list


December 28th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continue to be named by Americans as the Most Admired Man and Most Admired Woman living ... Read more...

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Obama faces uphill climb, swing states poll indicate


November 5th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Ahead of 2012 election, US President Barack Obama and his most formidable Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney are almost tied up in a dozen swing ... Read more...

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US gun ownership highest since 1993: Report


October 27th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-seven percent of American adults admit that they keep a gun in their household, which is the highest number recorded in almost two decades, ... Read more...

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Wall Street protests taking on a political hue


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) With the 2012 election scene warming up, the snowballing wall street protests against corporate greed are slowly but surely taking on a political hue as ... Read more...

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9/11 permanently changed American lives: Poll


September 9th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Ten years after the 9/11 terror attacks, 58 percent Americans believe that the tragedy fundamentally altered the way they live with 28 percent saying they have ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating is at an all time new low


August 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama’s approval rating is at all-time low, a new Gallup poll has revealed. The new poll which was released on Sunday revealed that the ... Read more...

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Indians frustrated with corruption: Gallup poll


May 17th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) The wave of anti-graft protests in India possibly reflects the sense among many Indians that the corruption problem is becoming worse, according to a new Gallup ... Read more...

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Donald Trump decides against running for president in 2012


May 17th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Monday announced he has decided not to pursue the office of the presidency in 2012.Trump, who is the ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings up after Osama bin Laden’s death: Polls


May 4th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings have increased since news broke out of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing on Sunday, according to three new polls.A Washington ... Read more...

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Obama confirms he is American by birth


April 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): The White House's move to unseal, and release, Barack Obama's birth certificate came after polls indicated a growing number of Americans doubting that basic fact.A USA ... Read more...

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Poll: More than 6 in 10 would not vote for Trump, Palin


April 27th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- More than 6 in 10 registered voters in the United States say they will definitely not vote for Donald Trump or Sarah Palin if they decide to ... Read more...

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Obama blames soaring gas prices for approval ratings dip


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Culver City (California, US), Apr. 23 (ANI): U.S.President Barack Obama has blamed the soaring prices of gasoline for the dip in his approval ratings.Speaking at a fundraiser dinner in Culver City, ... Read more...

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Obama announces 2012 re-election bid


April 5th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has announced that he make a bid for the White House again in 2012.In an e-mail to his fan base on Monday, Obama ... Read more...

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Clinton tops Obama and others in administration: Gallup


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has received the highest approval ratings and beats other top members of the administration, including President Barack Obama, says a Gallup ... Read more...

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52 percent Americans support Peter King Muslim radicalization hearing


March 10th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March.10 (ANI): Nearly 52 percent Americans believe that Republican Senator Peter King's investigation into US Muslims radicalization is appropriate.Gallup poll found 52 percent back a hearing by King's House Homeland Security ... Read more...

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Only six percent Chinese are happy: poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) A mere six percent of people in China think they are happy while a global survey has ranked China as 125th in the happiness quotient.Information portal ... Read more...

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Department of Homeland Security - efficient bureaucratic behemoth or costly edifice


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): A recent Gallup poll has found 56 percent of Americans opposing cuts to spending on homeland security programs with 42 percent in favor. By comparison, 61 percent oppose cuts ... Read more...

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Americans rate Ronald Reagan as best-ever US President


February 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): A new poll has found that more Americans identify Ronald Reagan as the best-ever US President than Abraham Lincoln or Franklin Roosevelt.According to a Gallup poll, when ... Read more...

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Obama, potential Republican rivals neck-and-neck in 2012 Presidential race


February 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his yet to be named Republican rival, got 45 percent American votes each in the latest poll conducted by Gallup, previewing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings rise but still struggling to sell economic policies, find new polls


February 10th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval rating has improved a bit in comparison to that a month ago, but he is struggling to gain support for some of his ... Read more...

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Obama’s state of the union address gets high ratings among Americans: Poll


January 30th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Americans have given high ratings to President Barack Obama's state of the union address, with a latest poll saying that 65 percent had a positive reaction to ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s poll ratings drop to lowest since 2008 over Jewish ‘blood libel’ row


January 19th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Potential US presidential candidate Sarah Palin has come under the purview of lowest rating since the time she emerged as a political icon in 2008, with latest ... Read more...

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No clear leader between Obama, Republicans: poll


January 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial vote in Congress, a new Gallup poll suggests that Americans are not clear who should have more influence over the ... Read more...

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Only three in ten Americans consider themselves ‘Democrats’: Poll


January 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Only three in ten Americans consider themselves Democrats, according to the latest poll.The Politico quoted a Gallup poll as saying that the latest figure ties the ... Read more...

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French are the saddest people on the planet: Poll


January 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): French people have topped the charts for being the most pessimistic people looking ahead to 2011, reveals a new poll.In contrast, people in developing economies tend to view ... Read more...

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Only 13 percent of Americans polled approve of Congress


December 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): America's satisfaction with Congress has hit an all-time low in a Gallup Poll released Wednesday.Just 13 percent said they approve of the job Congress is doing, ... Read more...

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