Polls

11:24am

Tue May 20, 2014
Shots - Health News

Poll: Yes To Medical Marijuana, Not So Much For Recreational Pot

Originally published on Thu May 22, 2014 6:50 am

Total of responses exceeds 100 percent because of rounding.
NPR-Truven Health

Minnesota has become the 22nd state to loosen restrictions on use of marijuana, with its legislature approving the sale and use of medical marijuana on May 15. Other states, including Florida, are considering similar measures.

These changes are happening fast, and we were wondering how people feel about this seemingly inexorable push to decriminalize pot, so we asked, in the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll.

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12:39pm

Wed April 23, 2014

5:53am

Thu April 3, 2014
Politics

NPR Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than President

Originally published on Thu April 3, 2014 11:04 am

President Obama, with Vice President Biden, speaks about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday in the Rose Garden.
Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

A new bipartisan NPR poll shows approval numbers rising for Obamacare — which is now slightly more popular than its namesake.

Our survey of likely voters, conducted for Morning Edition by Democrat Stan Greenberg of Democracy Corps and Republican Whit Ayres of Resurgent Republic, shows the president's health care law is still unpopular, but it might not be as heavy a millstone for Democrats as expected.

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5:27pm

Thu March 20, 2014
National

Gallup: Americans Put The Environment Over Economic Growth Again

Gallup

In 2009, when the Great Recession took hold of the United States, Americans reversed a long-running trend in polling: For the first time since Gallup first asked the question in the 1980s, more Americans said they favored economic growth over protecting the environment.

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3:15am

Tue January 21, 2014
Code Switch

Poll Focuses On Views From A Wide Array Of Latino Americans

Originally published on Tue January 21, 2014 10:14 am

Walter Olivares

You've probably heard a lot about "the Latino voter" or the way companies are trying to win over "the Latino consumer."

It's a cliché to point out that Latinos, like every other ethnic group, are not monolithic. But let's say it one more time, anyway: Latinos are not monolithic.

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