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  • Americans' 'ideal weight' shifts upward

    Americans' 'ideal weight' shifts upward
    As we enter the season of the year in which Americans typically gain at least a pound or two that never goes away, a new report from the Gallup Poll finds that as our actual weight drifts upward, so do our perceptions of what our "ideal" weight would be. ...
  • Braun came from behind in 1992, it's true. But she wasn't this far behind

     
    The story that Carol Moseley Braun is telling supporters (and perhaps even herself) is that being far behind in the polls isn’t necessarily predictive of failure on election day. Yes, the new Tribune poll shows her trailing Rahm Emanuel 49......
  • 'Pro-choice' number dips in Gallup, but, really, the more things change, the more they stay the same

     
    Opponents of abortion rights last week gleefully touted the results of a Gallup Poll taken earlier this month showing that the percentage of respondents who identified as "pro-choice" had fallen to 41 percent, the lowest number since Gallup began asking.....
  • Egyptian women worry about rights under new Islamist president

     
    As fireworks lit the sky after Egypt elected its first Islamist president last month, Nadeen Gamil, who had endured years of sexual harassment, knew that the battle for women’s rights had taken an ominous turn. While thousands celebrated in Tahrir...
  • Hard to believe

     
    This news story--- A new poll (.pdf) suggests that 1 in 20 Americans now call themselves atheists, a fivefold increase from the last time the survey was taken in 2005. The Religion News Service reports that, to go along with......
  • Too soon to make too much of the polls

     
    Mid-August polls in the three most recent races when an incumbent president facec a challenger: 2004, President George W. Bush (red) vs. John Kerry (blue) FOX/Opinion Dynamics 8/25 44 45 Gallup 8/25 50 47 NPR 8/24 45 50 GWU Battleground......
  • What the presidential polls show

    Only six weeks to go in the presidential campaign, and the public opinion surveys have developed a case of the jitters. Last week, one respected poll reported that President Obama had opened an eight-point lead over Mitt Romney, but another reported...
  • Biden Apologizes for Forcing Obama's Hand on Gay Marriage

    Biden Apologizes for Forcing Obama's Hand on Gay Marriage
    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to President Barack Obama for putting him in a tough position that led to Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage, senior administration officials said Thursday. Obama said in an...
  • Holy War

    Holy War.  That was the headline emblazoned atop the Huffington Post last week just hours after a number of U.S. Catholic entities, including Notre Dame, filed suit against the provision in the health care law concerning birth control. And, just in case...
  • The First Question You Should Ask Your Listing Agent

    What is the most important thing a seller should look for when hiring a real estate agent to sell their house? We are often asked this question. Is it the size of the company they are licensed with? Is it their marketing program? Their years experience in...
  • Unleashing invention in our schools

    Unleashing invention in our schools
    Everyone knows that the United States is in a terrible business slump, and there's no shortage of opinions about it and solutions for it — but there hasn't been much in the way of notable improvement. So we have been looking deeply into the...