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A relative of one of the Egyptian Coptic Christians purportedly murdered by Islamic State (IS) group militants in Libya reacts after hearing the news on February 16, 2015 in the village of Al-Awar in Egypt's southern province of Minya. Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi vowed to punish the "murderers" responsible for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians after the Islamic State group in Libya released a video on February 15, 2015 purportedly showing the mass killing. 
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CBS News Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Sending Ground Troops To Battle ISIS

A new poll shows Americans want action on ISIS.


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Latest Poll Reveals Pres. Obama’s Approval Rating Still At Record Low

Just 37% of those surveyed approve of the job President Obama is doing, while 57% disapprove.


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Americans Show Broad Support For Armed Guards in Schools, Malls

In this same survey there is overwhelming support for widespread background checks.


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Survey: Americans Willing For Tax Hike to Avert Fiscal Cliff, But Not Hopeful

In this new CBS News poll, only 50 percent think a budget-cutting, tax-stabilizing deal can be accomplished by Republicans and Democrats by New Year’s Day.


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Poll Shows Spike In Support For Tougher Gun Laws After Connecticut School Shooting

Since the tragedy unfolded in Newtown Connecticut, gun control has been in the news. Now there is the very first indication of changes in public opinion.


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Survey: 44% Of Pennsylvanians Feel PSU Penalties Are Too Harsh

A CBS News-Quinnipiac University poll finds the state is divided over the penalties imposed on Penn State from the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.


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Poll: Romney And Obama In A Dead Heat

If the election were held today it would be a nail biter.


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CBS News Poll: Americans Oppose Cutting Pay, Benefits To Balance Budgets

KYW’s Larry Kane says the survey has big implications for Republican governors in Wisconsin and New Jersey.