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2011-03-31 09:00:00

Facebook and other social media tools viewed as having greater political impact than in-person advocacy WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national poll of America's 18 to 29 year olds by Harvard's Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, now finds a majority of Millennials (55%) approve of the job performance of President Barack Obama, a rise of six percentage points from IOP polling conducted last October. The President's...

2009-12-03 10:08:00

Two-Thirds of Young Adults Oppose Sending More U.S. Troops to Afghanistan CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new national poll by Harvard's Institute of Politics (IOP), located at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, finds a majority (58%) of America's 18-29 year-olds approve of President Obama's job performance generally but disapprove of the President's handling of specific issues including the economy (52% disapprove), health care (52% disapprove) and...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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