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Fewer in U.S. lack health insurance after Obamacare rollout, poll finds

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The percentage of adults in the United States who lack health insurance has fallen to its lowest rate since 2008, down to about 13 percent in April from a peak of 18 percent last year, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday. The…

Majority of Americans support marijuana legalization for the first time

According to a Gallup poll released today, for the first time, the majority of Americans (58%) say that marijuana should be legalized. The first time Gallup asked this question, in 1969, only 12% favored legalization. Support for legalization has been rising incrementally since then, reaching 28% in the 1980s and…

Poll: 56 percent in U.S. ambivalent towards ‘Occupy Wall Street’

The majority of Americans are ambivalent towards the ongoing “Occupy Wall Street” protests and are also uncertain about their goals, according to a Gallup poll released on Monday. Fifty-six percent of those surveyed said they neither support nor oppose the two-month-old movement and 59 percent said they didn’t know enough…

More U.S. workers dissatisfied with health care benefits, promotions

Three years after the global economic collapse, American workers are less optimistic about their job prospects and working benefits. According to a new Gallup poll, there’s an increase in Americans upset over both their chance to get promoted and their health care benefits at work. 26% of Americans were dissatisfied with their…

Perry flies past Romney to become frontrunner for GOP nomination: poll

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s popularity has risen dramatically enough that he is now the frontrunner for the Republican Party’s 2012 nomination for the presidency, according to recent polling numbers. Perry, who officially announced his candidacy August 13, has put a double-digit margin between himself and Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts…

Gallup: Support for Obama dips slightly but stays high among Democrats

According to a new Gallup poll, support for President Obama has fallen slightly on a national level, but remains high among Democrats. The president’s over-all approval rating went down one point from the previous survey period from 44 percent to 43 percent. However, 78 percent of Democrats approve of how…

Palin to launch bus tour this weekend as 2012 speculation grows

WASHINGTON – It remains unclear whether she’ll run, but a series of recent moves by Sarah Palin has fueled speculation over whether the former Republican vice presidential nominee will jump into the 2012 presidential race. The move that is generating the most buzz is Palin’s plan to launch a bus…

Majority supports same sex marriage for first time: Gallup poll

WASHINGTON – A new Gallup poll finds that a majority of American want to legalize same sex marriage for the first time, the latest of many recent surveys reflecting a sea change in public opinion on the divisive issue. Fifty-three percent said they believe marriages between same sex couples should…

Ron Paul: U.S. may try to occupy Pakistan

GOP 2012 hopeful Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) thinks U.S. troops will soon be on the ground for an occupation of Pakistan — and he said so on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Wednesday morning. Paul called America’s relationship with Pakistan “an impossible situation,” where the U.S. hailed both its friendship with and…

US support for nuclear power drops: poll

WASHINGTON (AFP) – An increasing number of Americans have real concerns about the safety of atomic power after a massive earthquake and tsunami sparked fears of a catastrophic meltdown at a Japanese nuclear plant, a poll released Thursday showed. In a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted since the disaster, some 70…

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