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2014-08-14 12:26:04

Some disconnects exist between where Americans feel charities should focus efforts and which causes they prioritize themselves NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charitable donations rose in 2013, the first growth seen since the 2008 recession. But of course, measurements like this typically track monetary giving - just one of the ways Americans, and people the world over, can contribute to causes they believe in. Broadening the scope to all types of giving, a recent Harris Poll finds...

2014-07-29 04:21:45

More than half of Republicans and Democrats give Congress a rating of poor NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few months the air in Washington, D.C. has continued to grow heavy and oppressive, and this has had nothing to do with the weather. The partisan fighting is contentious and the intra-party fighting is not far behind in intensity. Americans are definitely taking notice of this, and the force of their displeasure is evident in how they feel about Congress,...

2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...

2014-07-24 12:26:22

President Obama's job ratings and direction of country both down this month NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Normally, summer is a quiet time in Washington, D.C. Congress comes back to finish off a few things before heading out for summer recess and even the President gets to take a little time off with his family. This summer, however, is anything but quiet. In addition to the various crises the White House has to handle, they also have to deal with an unhappy nation. Just...

2014-07-21 09:55:39

University of Notre Dame In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a "Tea Party" movement emerged to oppose Obama's agenda. University of Notre Dame political sociologist Rory McVeigh, whose study, "Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations,...

2014-07-15 04:22:28

GRIFFITH, Ind., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A "Seniors Advocate" Democrat from Indiana launched the new website www.ObamacareHurtsSeniors.com. Woodrow Wilcox is a former elected Democratic Party precinct committeeman and a former elected delegate to the state convention of Indiana Democrats. But, also, he has helped senior citizens with Medicare related medical bill disputes for over a decade. He has seen how the Obamacare law has harmed senior citizens and he wants...

2014-07-14 16:24:28

Unanimous vote to support health insurance rate regulation measure OAKLAND, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend at their Executive Board meeting, the California Democratic Party voted by unanimous consent to endorse Proposition 45 (the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act). Proposition 45 requires health insurers to justify and get approval for health insurance rate increases before they go into effect. This endorsement of...

2014-07-02 08:24:53

Americans More Likely to Vote Republican NEW YORK, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly seven in 10 Americans (68%) say Obamacare will play a role in deciding how they vote in the U.S. House elections this fall, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Of the 68% that say Obamacare will factor into their voting decisions, 32% of Americans say they will be more likely to vote Republican and 26% say they are more likely to vote Democrat....

2014-07-01 04:21:24

Would want Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin in politics today among signatories of Declaration NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year: barbeques are lighting up and pool parties are underway as Americans gather to celebrate Independence Day and the founding of the United States. And, combining these two things somewhat, when it comes to which recent President Americans would like to have helping out on the grill, almost three in ten (28%) say they would most...

2014-06-17 11:04:52

Harvard School of Public Health Support for the national health law higher in MA than in U.S. A new poll by The Boston Globe and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) finds, eight years into the state’s universal health insurance legislation enacted in 2006, 63% of Massachusetts residents support the law and 18% oppose it, while 7% are not sure, and 12% have not heard or read about the law. The percentage of residents supporting the law remains unchanged since a 2011 Boston...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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