Good News for Congressional Republicans in Generic Ballot

By: Monday May 5, 2014 7:52 am

In the generic Congressional ballot Republicans have a large lead according to a new Pew Research poll. If the election was held today 47 percent of voters would pick the Republican in their district while only 43 percent would choose the Democrat.


More Blame US Wars than Medicare or Social Security for Deficit

By: Thursday June 9, 2011 9:10 am

More Americans say that the cost of war has contributed a “great deal” to the deficit (60%), as opposed to those who say the same about domestic spending (24%) in a recent Pew poll.

Americans Closely Divided on Taxing, Legalizing Marijuana, Says Latest Poll

By: Saturday April 2, 2011 12:45 pm

A new poll from Rasmussen finds the American people nearly evenly divided on whether or not to legalize and tax marijuana to help the government bring in new revenue.

Pew Poll Finds Highest Support for Marijuana Legalization Yet

By: Thursday March 3, 2011 7:06 pm

Support among Americans for legalizing marijuana continues to grow steadily and has reached its highest level of support ever recorded in a Pew poll.

Michael Whitney Talks About Ending Marijuana Prohibition: Time for US Gov’t. to Just Say Now

By: Tuesday August 17, 2010 9:30 am

RT has been doing a great job of covering the brewing international crisis in Latin America caused by antiquated US drug policy, something that our media has virtually ignored. Last night Alyona Minkovski had FDL’s Michael Whitney on to discuss the Just Say Now campaign, following up a recent appearance by SSDP’s Executive Director Aaron Houston.

Pew Poll: 73% Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana

By: Monday April 5, 2010 1:30 pm

A new poll for the Pew Research Center found that an overwhelming 73% of Americans favor the legalization of medical marijuana for those who get a prescription from a doctor. Only 23% of the country opposes the idea of medical marijuana. While medical marijuana is only legal in a minority of states, and is officially illegal under current federal law, support for the idea is broad-based throughout the country.

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