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Election 2008: Giuliani (R) 51%  Richardson (D) 34%

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) comfortably leading New Mexico Governor Richards 51% to 34%.

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Poll: 10% Say Cuba’s Health Care Better than U.S.

Controversial film director Michael Moore is working on a new movie taking on the U.S. health care system.

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Election 2006

"One clear lesson from the Republican victory of 2004 and the Democratic victory of 2006 is that the best place to look for polls that are spot on is"


Michael Barone,

Senior Writer for U.S. News & World Report and co-author of The Almanac of American Politics


Employers Recognize Work-Life Balance, But Do Employees?

Employers seem to appreciate their employees' need for flexibility, as more than three-quarters (78 percent) of the work force rates their employer favorably when it comes to allowing them to take extra time for personal matters. According to the Hudson time off survey, virtually the same number (80 percent) of workers also say their bosses are very or somewhat accepting if they need to stay home when they are under the weather.

Poll: Americans Believe They’re Paying More Than Fair Share of Taxes

Half (50%) of American adults believe that those who earn twice as much as they do pay less than twice as much in taxes. Just 7% believe that those who earn more pay more than their pro rata share while 19% believe that those who earn twice as much pay twice as much. Twenty-four percent (24%) are not sure.

Hudson Index: State & Local Monthly Summary

Worker confidence improved in seven of eleven major cities surveyed in March by the Hudson Employment Index (SM), which measures the workforce's overall confidence in the employment market. San Francisco showed the greatest increase of almost twelve points bringing its Index to 106.5.


Most Who Know of Decision Agree With Supreme Court on Partial Birth Abortion

The Supreme Court’s recent decision on partial-birth abortion has not caught the attention of most Americans. Perhaps because it was released during the same week as the tragedy at Virginia Tech, just 26% of American adults said they followed news stories of the Court’s decision Very Closely.

Poll: 29% Declare Spring Their Favorite Season

Spring is officially here! As flowers bloom and Easter emerges, 29% of American adults declared springtime as their favorite season. However, summer sprung ahead of spring as 31% percent named the steamy months of summer as their favorite season.

Poll: 25% Have Found Mistakes on Wikipedia

Twenty-five percent (25%) of those who have visited the Wikipedia web site have read something they knew to be inaccurate. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 56% of Wikipedia visitors have not personally found any inaccuracies.

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50% Think History Will Judge Iraq Mission as Failure

Thirty-three percent (33%) of American voters believe that history will ultimately judge the U.S. mission in Iraq a success. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 50% of Likely Voters believe the mission will be deemed a failure.

Those figures, while bleak, offer a slightly less pessimistic assessment of the situation in Iraq than has been measured in any month since November.  Last month, 54% said the mission would be deemed a failure.