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Obama Has Killed Public’s Trust In Government

“In this present crisis,” Ronald Reagan said at his inauguration, “government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” But it took Barack Obama to get the public to believe it.

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Hillary Clinton Dogged By Trust Issues: Poll

More than half the public says Hillary Clinton is not trustworthy, one of several problems that could hamper her bid for the presidency, the May IBD/TIPP poll finds. The poll found that 51% of the public does not believe Hillary is trustworthy; just 43% think she is. Independents were even more skeptical, with 60% saying Hillary is not trustworthy.

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Americans Upbeat On 2015, Still Split On Issues: Poll

As 2014 ends, Americans are in a more upbeat mood about their prospects, but no less split along partisan lines on a variety of issues after a hard-fought midterm election that led to sweeping changes in Congress.

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Sharpton Advising Obama Insults Police — And Blacks

By rolling the red carpet out for black "leader" Al Sharpton, President Obama spits in the eye of every police officer — white, black or whatever. A federal war on police begins.

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In VA System, Shinseki Resignation Fixes Nothing

The exit of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki in the wake of a scandal is probably appropriate, but won't resolve the real issue: that of an agency that's gotten too big, arrogant and self-interested to control.

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Poll: Focus On Jobs, Not Income Gap Or Immigration

President Obama says he wants to focus his administration's efforts on closing the income gap between rich and poor, and Republicans in Congress have vowed to make immigration reform a top priority this year.

Both are wildly out of touch with the American public, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll.

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ObamaCare, Obama Support Hit Record Lows In New Poll

One in five Democrats now opposes ObamaCare, a record high, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll. And more than one in six Democrats now say they want it repealed, another new high.

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You ranked them: 10 top stories in America in 2013

It was a year of stormy headlines in 2013, from the fierce partisan rancor surrounding "Obamacare" to the emotionally charged divisions over guns, gay marriage, and race – as well as the devastating weather that afflicted the nation's heartland.

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Why Gun Ownership Among US Women is Climbing

Fifteen percent of America's women own guns – a small but pronounced increase from six years ago, a recent poll found. Personal safety is the motivation, but some argue that a gun at home makes women less safe.

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Views On Voter-ID Divide Along Party Lines

Contrary to prvailing public opinion, a federal court ruled Thursday against a Texas law that would require voters to show photo IDs at the polls.  In the latest IBD/TIPP Poll, three of every four (75%) believe voters should be required to show a photo ID at the polls.  This includes 55% of Democrats, 94% of Republicans and 80% of independents.  Only a majority of Democrats and liberals think voter ID requirement would disenfranchise Americans.

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Pennsylvania voter ID law: Key swing states tinker with Election 2012 rules

The ruling by a Pennsylvania judge Wednesday to allow a controversial voter identification law to go into effect puts a sharp focus on hyperpartisan voting rights battles heating up in key battleground states ahead of what could be a tight November election.

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40% Think Taboo 'S' Word Fits Obama Era

Government: A new poll shows that two in five Americans worry America is heading toward socialism under President Obama. The evidence flies in the face of media reports pooh-poohing the notion.

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The People Say Check For Photo IDs On Election Day

Elections: Democratic politicians consider photo ID requirements discriminatory, but the people disagree. There's broad support for preventing illegal voting, a reflection of how precious Americans hold the right to vote.

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Trayvon Martin Case: Sparks Of Racial Violence Appear

Police report isolated incidents of blacks attacking whites in the name of 'justice for Trayvon Martin.' The incidents are rare, but they indicate frustrations in the African-American community.

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Gun nation: Inside America's gun-carry culture

Why Americans now carry handguns in so many public places, from parks to college campuses. Is it making the country safer or more dangerous?

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