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4/29/13-5/5/13 Pollster Open Thread

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This open thread is to review this week's polling, look ahead toward future elections or whatever else you want to talk about. The thread will remain open until the end of the week.

Below, a roundup of some of the polling on last week's biggest issues:

Gun Control
Majority of Americans say guns make homes safer (Post/ABC)
Mixed Reactions to Senate Gun Vote (Pew)

Boston Bombings
Reaction to Boston bombings muted compared to 9/11 (Post)
Americans fear random violence more than foreign terrorism (Ipsos/Reuters)
Post-Boston, Half in U.S. Anticipate More Terrorism Soon (Gallup)

George W. Bush
Public warms to George W. Bush's presidential legacy (Post/ABC)
How will history remember George W. Bush? (CNN/ORC)

Other National Topics
Marijuana Poll Finds Majority Support Legalization (HuffPost/YouGov)
Majority says legal immigration should be reduced (Fox)
Obama Should Have been More Involved During Libya (Fox)
Voters Say Take Kim Jong Un Seriously (Fox)

State/Local Topics
Republican-sponsored bills draw public opposition in North Carolina (PPP)
Garcetti Holds 10-Point Lead over Greuel in LA Mayoral Race (USC/LAT)
What's Happening Here? Violent Lurch in LA Mayor Race; Greuel Suddenly Has Traction; Are Her Attacks Working? Is Garcetti Support Soft? (SurveyUSA)
(Quinnipiac)
Arkansas Voters Overwhelmingly Support Expanding Background Checks (Anzalone Liszt Grove for Project New America)
Detroit Mayor Poll: April Results Show Napoleon In Lead Over Duggan, Bing Not Included (Main Street Strategies)
New Jersey Voters Disapprove Of Rutgers Payouts; Boston Bombing Will Not Keep Voters Away From Events (Quinnipiac)
Hillary Clinton would be dominant in New Hampshire in 2016 (PPP)