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Trump is as strongly disliked now as Nixon was before he resigned

By Harry Enten of CNN Trump is as strongly disliked as President Richard Nixon was when he resigned the presidency 44 years ago this week. What makes Trump unique is the amount of intensity his detractors have for him. You … Continue reading

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Trump’s core support remains solid, but a significant minority of Republicans have soured, study finds

By David Lauter of the Los Angeles Times President Trump’s backing from his core supporters has been famously solid — Trump himself once joked that he could shoot someone on New York’s Fifth Avenue without jeopardizing their votes. But that … Continue reading

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Americans are far more religious than adults in other wealthy nations

By Dalia Fahmy of Pew Research In 1966, Time magazine famously examined whether the United States was on a path to secularization when it published its now-iconic “Is God Dead?” cover. However, the question proved premature: The U.S. remains a … Continue reading

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Key public opinion findings on Trump, Putin and the countries they lead

By Kristen Bialik of Pew Research Earlier this year, most Americans (68%) expressed an unfavorable opinion of Putin, but Russians had a relatively positive view of Trump. Just 16% of Americans saw Putin favorably, according to a survey conducted in … Continue reading

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After Crowley’s Defeat, Which Democrats Could Go Down Next?

By Simone Pathé of Roll Call After the shocking primary defeat Tuesday night of the first Democratic incumbent of the cycle, attention immediately shifted to Massachusetts Rep. Michael E. Capuano. The 10-term Democrat has been facing a primary challenge from … Continue reading

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