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Fox News Poll: Voters distrust government, say Obama not most transparent

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June 29, 2015: President Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington before signing H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees Retirement Act and H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The nation’s… Continue reading

Justices uphold Arizona’s system for redistricting

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers.
The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Most notably, California uses… Continue reading

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Arizona’s right to independent redistricting commission

WASHINGTON – In a blow to some lawmakers in the Grand Canyon state, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with Arizona’s system of having an independent commission redraw congressional districts.
The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Views on economy improving, yet 59 percent still say it’s in bad shape

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Yes, people are feeling somewhat better about the economy. ; But it remains a top concern, as most continue to think the economy is in bad shape. ; They also feel others have benefitted more than them from President Obama’s… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Bush, Trump score post-announcement bumps

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There’s been a lineup change in the race for the GOP nomination, as businessman Donald Trump moves up after declaring his candidacy. He’s now second in the order after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who also got an uptick in… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Voters want stronger measures against ISIS

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Two-thirds of American voters favor doing “whatever it takes” to defeat ISIS. ; They also think the White House doesn’t have a clear plan to get the job done.
A new Fox News poll finds that 66 percent support “doing… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: Only 36 percent think Obama’s policies have helped the economy

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It’s a three-way split on the Obama administration’s economic policies. ; The latest Fox News poll finds that 36 percent of voters say President Obama’s policies have helped the economy, 32 percent say they’ve hurt and 30 percent think they’ve… Continue reading

GOP gets down to business with debates

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Buzz Cut:• GOP gets down to business with debates• Emails show Blumenthal deep in Benghazi spin cycle• Straw poll sucking wind• Paul-ibuster shows Rand stands with his base•… Continue reading

Fox News Poll: 56 percent want Congress to continue investigating Benghazi

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A majority of voters wants Congress to continue to investigate the Obama administration’s handling of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans. They also assign some appreciable blame to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… Continue reading

National security and the 2016 election

Throughout Barack Obama’s presidency, foreign and defense policies have been far from his highest priorities. Instead, as he said explicitly in 2008, Obama is seeking to “fundamentally transform” America. This domestic focus has driven national security to the margins, except… Continue reading