Half of Republicans believe false accounts of deadly U.S. Capitol riot: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Since the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, former President Donald Trump and his Republican allies have pushed false and misleading accounts to downplay the event that left five dead and scores of others wounded. His supporters appear to have listened. Three months after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol toContinue reading “Half of Republicans believe false accounts of deadly U.S. Capitol riot: Reuters/Ipsos poll”

Gallup: U.S. church membership dips below 50% for first time

47% of Americans said they belong to a church, synagogue or mosque in 2020, down from 50% in 2018, according to a Gallup poll out Monday. Why it matters: It’s the first time in the eight decades that Gallup has tracked the trend that a majority of Americans do not belong to a church. The trend has dovetailedContinue reading “Gallup: U.S. church membership dips below 50% for first time”

Third of Republican Voters Think GOP Lawmakers Backed Biden Stimulus That None Supported

Nearly one-third of Republican voters believe that GOP lawmakers in Congress backed President Joe Biden‘s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan—even though not a single Republican voted for the massive relief legislation. The American Rescue Plan—which included $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans, shored up unemployment benefits and significantly expanded the child tax credit—passed in the House and Senate on straight party-lineContinue reading “Third of Republican Voters Think GOP Lawmakers Backed Biden Stimulus That None Supported”

Scotland would ‘fare better’ outside the UK, more than two thirds of Scots say

More than half are in favour of independence, according to new poll Nearly three in four Scots believe the country would “fare better” outside the United Kingdom, a new poll has found. 71 per cent of poll respondents said that Scotland would “fare better without being part of the UK”, while 53 per cent backed independence. More than 1,000 Scottish adultsContinue reading “Scotland would ‘fare better’ outside the UK, more than two thirds of Scots say”

Bernie Sanders, Champion of Stimulus Checks, Favorability Rating Higher than Biden and Harris: Poll

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), one of the most outspoken stimulus proponents in Congress, has a higher net favorability rating than both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a new poll. A poll released Tuesday by The Economist/YouGov found that while 39 percent of respondents said they had either a “somewhat” or “very” unfavorable view of Sanders, 49 percentContinue reading “Bernie Sanders, Champion of Stimulus Checks, Favorability Rating Higher than Biden and Harris: Poll”

Teachers Should Be Vaccinated Before Schools Reopen, Most Voters Say

Share who disapprove of Biden’s handling of education has ticked up slightly over the past 2 weeks 55% of GOP voters said schools should be reopened even if all teachers aren’t inoculated, while 74% of Democrats said schools should wait. 48% of all voters approve of President Biden’s handling of education issues, but the shareContinue reading “Teachers Should Be Vaccinated Before Schools Reopen, Most Voters Say”

Majority of Kentuckians disapprove of McConnell’s job in Senate

A new poll released on Friday shows that a majority of Kentuckians disapprove of their state’s senior senator, the GOP leader Mitch McConnell. A survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy found that 53 percent of Kentuckians disapproved of McConnell’s performance as one of Kentucky’s senators, compared to 41 percent who approve. Six percent were unsure.Continue reading “Majority of Kentuckians disapprove of McConnell’s job in Senate”

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