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Gallup Poll On Obamacare

Even though a slim majority of Americans favor the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a similar number also believes health care coverage is the responsibility of the federal government.

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Obama Even With Generic Republican

Business Insider crows that the president is “surging” because he’s now essentially tied against that mysterious “generic” GOP candidate. Incumbents running for reelection underperform in this sort of poll, which allows voters to imagine their ideal candidate running against Obama. When placed in a head-to-head match-up with the GOP field, Obama performs even better. Obama has also gained tremendously among …

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This Week’s Gallup GOP Poll

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New From Gallup Polls

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An All-Time Low

Sullivan thinks this might help the Democrats win back the House in 2012.

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Gallup Poll On The Bible

Via Gallup: Three in 10 Americans interpret the Bible literally, saying it is the actual word of God. That is similar to what Gallup has measured over the last two decades, but down from the 1970s and 1980s. A 49% plurality of Americans say the Bible is the inspired word of God but that it should not be taken literally, …

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Gallup: How Many Gays Are There?

Gallup says: “U.S. adults, on average, estimate that 25% of Americans are gay or lesbian. More specifically, over half of Americans (52%) estimate that at least one in five Americans are gay or lesbian, including 35% who estimate that more than one in four are. Thirty percent put the figure at less than 15%.”

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“None” Leads GOP 2012 Field

(Via – Andrew Sullivan)

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Another Gallup Poll

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MSNBC On Gallup’s Marriage Poll

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National Gallup Poll Shows First-Ever Majority Support For Gay Marriage

Gallup reports: “For the first time in Gallup’s tracking of the issue, a majority of Americans (53%) believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid, with the same rights as traditional marriages. The increase since last year came exclusively among political independents and Democrats. Republicans’ views did not change.”

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Huckabee Leads GOP 2012 Poll

Gallup reports: Mike Huckabee tops a large list of potential GOP presidential candidates in current support for the party’s 2012 nomination, with 19% of Republicans saying they are most likely to back him. This gives Huckabee a slight edge over Mitt Romney (15%). Sarah Palin is now at 12% after receiving 16% support in three prior Gallup polls. Newt Gingrich …

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Gallup Poll: Greatest President Of All Time

Gallup’s annual President’s Day poll is out. In the eight times Gallup has asked this same “greatest president” question over the last 12 years, one of three presidents — Lincoln, Reagan, and Kennedy — has topped the list each time. Reagan was the top vote getter in 2001, 2005, and now 2011. Lincoln won in 1999, in two 2003 surveys, …

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The Limit Of Happiness: $75,000

According to a Gallup survey mentioned in the Wall Street Journal, once you are making $75K/year, any further increases in your wealth don’t make you any happier. The study, which analyzed Gallup surveys of 450,000 Americans in 2008 and 2009, suggested that there were two forms of happiness: day-to-day contentment (emotional well-being) and overall “life assessment,” which means broader satisfaction …

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Gallup: 700M In World Would Like To Live In A Different Country, USA Top Choice

According to a two year survey of 135 countries, Gallup estimates that 700 million adults in the world (16% of the adult population) would like to live in a different country, with about 25% naming the United States as their dream home. Canada is the second-most popular choice. The rest of the top desired destination countries (those where an estimated …

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Blue Nation

New from Gallup. (Tipped by JMG reader Alex.)

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The Bible Belt Persists

According to a Gallup poll of more than 350,000 Americans, 65% say religion is an “important part” of their daily lives. 34% say it’s not. Mississippi (85%) and Alabama (82%) are the most religious states, Vermont (42%) and New Hampshire (46%) are the least. California and New York are on the “less religious” side at 57% and 56%, respectively. The …

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Today’s Gallup

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Gallup: Last Six Months

Note that Obama was down by 6 points just four weeks ago, versus up by 7 today. Things could easily swing back the other way. One month is forever in election time. The latest result comes from polling done Oct. 2-4 and presumably includes post-veep debate reaction.

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