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Less Support for Death Penalty, Especially Among Democrats

Less Support for Death Penalty, Especially Among Democrats

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Supporters, Opponents See Risk of Executing the Innocent Smaller Majority Supports the Death Penalty A majority of Americans favor the death penalty for those convicted of murder, but support for the death penalty is as low as it has been in the past 40 years. A new Pew…

China to Build New Nuke Plants in Iran

China to Build New Nuke Plants in Iran

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New nuke plants major concern for critics of diplomacy with Islamic Republic Nuclear power plant near Bushehr, Iran / AP Iran announced that China has agreed to assist in the building of five new nuclear plants across the country, according to Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI). Iran plans…

Feds releasing hundreds of illegal immigrant rapists, murderers: report

Feds releasing hundreds of illegal immigrant rapists, murderers: report

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In this March 3, 2015 photo, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers make an arrest in New York, during a series of early-morning raids. Immigrant and Customs Enforcement say an increasing number of cities and counties across the United States are ... more > The administration is deporting fewer…

Democrats and Hillary Clinton’s Inevitability

Democrats and Hillary Clinton’s Inevitability

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Hillary Clinton and her strategy team appear to want to make her quest for the Democratic presidential nomination seem like hard work with nothing taken for granted. As Clinton said at the end of the video posted Sunday announcing her candidacy: "I want to earn your vote." This…

Bloomberg Politics National Poll: Rand Paul, Jeb Bush Face Primary Obstacles

Bloomberg Politics National Poll: Rand Paul, Jeb Bush Face Primary Obstacles

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul may have a problem with women, and Jeb Bush already has been written off by a large share of potential primary voters, according to a new Bloomberg Politics national poll that underscores the wide-open nature of the race four months before the first primary debate . …

Number of Independents Increases. Which Party Do They Lean Towards?

Number of Independents Increases. Which Party Do They Lean Towards?

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(Illustration: iStockPhotos) A new study provides insights into which demographics of the American public identify with each political party. In a report called “ A Deep Dive Into Party Affiliation ,” the Pew Research Center explores Americans’ political affiliations by categories such as religion, gender, race, age and…

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population Is Foreign Born

A Rising Share of the U.S. Black Population Is Foreign Born

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9 Percent Are Immigrants; and While Most Are from the Caribbean, Africans Drive Recent Growth Overview Immigrants Are a Growing Share Among Black Americans … As the Black Immigrant Population Has More than Quadrupled Since 1980 A record 3.8 million black immigrants live in the United States today,…

Obama’s Approval Advantage Among U.S. Jews Narrows

Obama’s Approval Advantage Among U.S. Jews Narrows

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Story Highlights Jewish approval of Obama now 54%, 8 points above national average Gap between Jews' and nationwide approval has narrowed recently Highly religious Jews are least positive about Obama PRINCETON, N.J. -- For the first quarter of 2015, 54% of American Jews approved of the job Barack…

A Deep Dive Into Party Affiliation

A Deep Dive Into Party Affiliation

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Sharp Differences by Race, Gender, Generation, Education Democrats hold advantages in party identification among blacks, Asians, Hispanics, well-educated adults and Millennials. Republicans have leads among whites – particularly white men, those with less education and evangelical Protestants – as well as members of the Silent Generation. Strong Groups…

Report: People Fleeing High-Tax States for Low-Tax Alternatives

Report: People Fleeing High-Tax States for Low-Tax Alternatives

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A new report finds that millions of people left highly-taxed states for low-tax states between 2003 and 2013. (AP File Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Utah, Texas, and North Dakota, where taxes are low, are the most economically vibrant states in the country, according to a new report . The…

This Poll About Gays and Evangelical Christians Might Just Change How You Think About This Whole Debate

This Poll About Gays and Evangelical Christians Might Just Change How You Think About This Whole Debate

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Which group do you think is more popular in the United States — evangelical Christians or gay people? According to a recent poll conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner  for the Human Rights Campaign, gay and lesbian people are now more popular than evangelical Christians. The survey of 1000…

Rasmussen Poll: Majority Continues to Reject Obama Amnesty Plan

Rasmussen Poll: Majority Continues to Reject Obama Amnesty Plan

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More voters than ever feel the United States is not aggressive enough in deporting those who are here illegally, even as President Obama continues to push his plan to make up to five million illegal immigrants safe from deportation. Just 16 percent of likely U.S. Voters think the…

Americans Not in Labor Force Exceed 93 Million for First Time; 62.7% Labor Force Participation Matches 37-Year Low

Americans Not in Labor Force Exceed 93 Million for First Time; 62.7% Labor Force Participation Matches 37-Year Low

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(AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) - The number of Americans 16 years and older who did not participate in the labor force--meaning they neither had a job nor actively sought one in the last four weeks--rose from 92,898,000 in February to 93,175,000 in March, according to data released today by…

After Successful Announcement, Ted Cruz Enters GOP ‘Top Tier’

After Successful Announcement, Ted Cruz Enters GOP ‘Top Tier’

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by Dan Riehl 1 Apr 2015 Washington, DC 283 Andrew Harnik/AP Republican Senator Ted Cruz has entered what The Hill calls the “top tier” of Republicans considering a run for the White House in 2016. And, based on a new survey from the Democrat-aligned Public Policy Polling group,…

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