Behind the Numbers: washington post poll

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 12/13/2010

Tax agreement numbers, support by party

New Washington Post-ABC poll shows broad bipartisan support for tax agreement, but not necessarily its component parts. The breakdowns are below; full question wording here. All Dem Rep Ind D-R Overall tax package 69 68 75 68 -7 Overall, with args. 62 64 63 61 +1 Elements: Unemployment benefits 72...

By Jon Cohen  |  11:56 AM ET, 12/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/15/2010

Voters send mixed messages on earmarks

Most Americans want their member of Congress to fight for spending to spur local job creation, complicating the politics around the new Republican initiative to ban congressional earmarks. In an October Post-Kaiser-Harvard poll, 58 percent of Americans said they want their congressional representatives to focus on what's best for the...

By Jon Cohen  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/15/2010

Who rocks the red? A look at the polling

Ah, the good old hockey game. Some say it's the best game you can name, but who in the Washington area will be rocking the red Thursday night when the Capitals take on the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the NHL playoffs? According to a recent Washington Post...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 10/19/2009

Balancing the government's role on health care

Health care reform's most controversial element - the creation of a government-sponsored insurance plan to compete with private health insurers - centers on the eternal Washington conflict that defines party lines on so many issues: How much of a role should the government play? In the latest Washington Post-ABC News...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  05:26 PM ET, 10/19/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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