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Iowa ‘Straw Poll’ a Test for US Republican Presidential Candidates

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential contenders in the U.S. seeking to challenge President Barack Obama in the 2012 election face a highly anticipated test vote Saturday in Iowa. The Iowa Republican party calls it a “straw poll,” a mock election with no official standing. But the balloting in the city of Ames is seen as a key test […]

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Iowa ‘Straw Poll’ a Test for US Republican Presidential Candidates

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Republican presidential contenders in the U.S. seeking to challenge President Barack Obama in the 2012 election face a highly anticipated test vote Saturday in Iowa. The Iowa Republican party calls it a “straw poll,” a mock election with no official standing. But the balloting in the city of Ames is seen as a key test […]

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Iowa Straw Poll a Test for US Republican Candidates

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Republican Party candidates seeking to challenge U.S. President Barack Obama in 2012 face a highly anticipated test vote Saturday in Iowa. The so-called “straw poll” held in the city of Ames is seen as a key test for the candidates seeking the Republican nomination. On the ballot are nine candidates, including front-runner and former Massachusetts […]

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Iowa Straw Poll a Test for US Republican Candidates

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 8:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Republican Party candidates seeking to challenge U.S. President Barack Obama next November are in Iowa, the site of a highly-anticipated test vote. The so-called “straw poll” will be held Saturday in the city of Ames. On the ballot are nine candidates, including former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the current front-runner in national polls; former House […]

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Americans Sour on Congress After Debt Standoff

Posted August 5th, 2011 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Americans are losing patience with U.S. lawmakers following political infighting that brought the nation to the brink of default. A New York Times/CBS News poll finds 82 percent of Americans disapprove of the way Congress is handling its job. The Times says that is the highest disapproval rating in the more than 30 years it […]

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Muslim Americans’ Optimism Growing

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A survey by the Gallup polling organization indicates Muslim Americans feel more optimistic than in recent years, but are more critical of U.S. foreign policy. A Dubai-based branch of the Gallup polling centers released results of a three-year survey on Tuesday that showed some 60 percent of American Muslims say they are “thriving,” an increase […]

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Muslim Americans’ Optimism Growing

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 12:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A survey by the Gallup polling organization indicates Muslim Americans feel more optimistic than in recent years, but are more critical of U.S. foreign policy. A Dubai-based branch of the Gallup polling centers released results of a two-year survey on Tuesday that showed some 60 percent of American Muslims say they are “thriving,” an increase […]

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Americans Disapprove of Obama on Jobs, Economy

Posted July 26th, 2011 at 12:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A new survey shows a majority of Americans are discontented with U.S. President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy and the federal budget deficit, as well as his ability to create jobs. The Washington Post-ABC News poll shows 57 percent of Americans disapprove of the way the president is dealing with the economy. Sixty percent […]

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Poll: Most Pakistanis Disapprove of Bin Laden’s Killing

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A recent poll shows that most Pakistanis disapprove of the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The al-Qaida chief was killed by U.S. special forces in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad on May 2. The survey conducted by the Pew Research Center shows that 63 percent of Pakistanis disapproved of the bin Laden raid, […]

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US Poll: Most Disapprove of Obama’s Handling of Economy

Posted June 9th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A new U.S. opinion poll is delivering bad news to President Barack Obama, the latest in a series of surveys to show discontent about his handling of the economy. The Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Americans — 58 percent — disapprove of the way the president has addressed the U.S. economy. National unemployment […]

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