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Poll: Percentage Of Americans Who Believe Having A Gun At Home Makes It Safer Has Doubled

Apparently, between 2000 and 2006 less than half of Americans said having a gun made them feel safer, but since 2006, the percentage in favor of having a firearm in the house has been slowly increasing.

11/13/2014

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Survey: Kids Bring Great Happiness — And Lots Of Stress

While adults with children under 18 were more likely to say they smiled or laughed on any given day, they were also more likely to say they have a lot of stress at home.

10/23/2014

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Poll: Americans Want More Women In Political Office

The government would do a better job if there were more female leaders in place, most Americans say.

07/22/2014

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Survey: Majority Of Americans Feel Religion Is The Answer To All Of Today’s Problems

Gallup says that percentage is actually down – way down – since the 1950s, when 82% said religion was the solution to the problems of the era.

07/07/2014

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Poll: Best Thing About Potential Hillary Clinton Presidency Is That She’s A Woman

If Hillary Clinton were to win the White House in 2016, the best thing about it wouldn’t be her intelligence, experience or even her proximity to Bill.

03/24/2014

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Health & Fitness Survey Drops Some Heavy News On Delawareans

Less than a week after Delaware was ranked one of the fattest states, a new Gallup poll is offering insight into why.

03/10/2014

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Report: Pennsylvanians Still Tipping The Scales

In the latest Gallup poll on obesity, Pennsylvania ranked the 18th fattest state. Just over 28% of the state’s population is classified as obese.

03/06/2014

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Report: Pa. Ranks Low When It Comes To Residents’ Well-being

Want to feel healthy and happy? Move to North Dakota. Or South Dakota.

02/24/2014

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Poll: Number Of Americans Identifying As ‘Independents’ Hits Record High

A record number of Americans are identifying politically as “Independents”…and a record low number say they’re Republicans.

01/08/2014

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Poll: 40% Of Americans Report Getting Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep Per Night

If getting more sleep is one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2014, you’re not alone.

12/30/2013

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Poll: 15% Of Women Feel They’ve Been Denied A Promotion Due To Gender

Gender bias at work is a hot topic , but a new poll shows that most women don’t feel that it affects them in terms of raises and promotions.

08/19/2013

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Poll: Most Americans Say They’d Keep Working Even If They Won Millions

That’s the takeaway from a new Gallup poll, which revealed that two-thirds of American workers would continue toiling away even if they won $10 million in the lottery.

08/15/2013

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Poll: Gov. Christie’s Favorability Rating Higher Among Democrats Than Republicans

The Gallup poll was conducted from June 1-4 and assessed the image of five Republicans who could run for President in the next election.

06/18/2013

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Poll Shows Americans’ Confidence In Congress At All Time Low

A new Gallup poll released on Thursday shows that just 10% of Americans have faith in the United States Congress.

06/14/2013

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Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

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