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Poll: Facts Not Major Driver of American Democracy

WASHINGTON — At a time when many Americans say they're struggling to distinguish between fact and fiction, the country is broadly skeptical that facts underlie some of the basic mechanisms of democracy in the United States — from political campaigns to voting ...
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Poll Unmasks Halloween Plans, From Candy to Costumed Pets

CHICAGO — The good news for kids this Halloween: They'll likely come home with a bigger pile of candy than of healthy snacks while out trick-or-treating. Americans have a wide variety of plans to celebrate the spooky holiday this year, from carving pumpkins...
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AP-NORC Poll: 62% Disapprove of Trump’s Job Performance

NEW YORK — About 6 in 10 Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's overall job performance, according to a new poll released Thursday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which finds some support for the president's handling ...
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Poll: Democratic Voters Not Fully Tuned in to 2020

WASHINGTON — Nearly two dozen Democratic presidential candidates have crisscrossed the country for six months selling their vision for the United States. But on the eve of the first debates in the campaign, a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for ...