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Emily Swanson

Black Americans Much More Likely To See Race As Factor In Michael Brown Shooting: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.22.2014 | Black Voices

Two new polls show Americans are divided over the role race played in the recent shooting of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri. Black Amer...

Emily Swanson

4 In 10 Black Americans Think Relationships With Police Have Gotten Worse In Last 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.15.2014 | Black Voices

Black Americans are more likely to think blacks' relationships with police have gotten worse rather than better over the past 20 years, and only a thi...

Nearly Half Of Americans Don't Believe Cops Who Kill People Will Be Brought To Justice

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.14.2014 | Black Voices

Nearly half of Americans don't trust that justice will be served after police officers kill civilians, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted d...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

If It's Not Their Water Being Banned, Americans Shrug Off Safety Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- More than a week after authorities lifted the tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio, a wary Darlene Blakely is still trying to remember not to t...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Support Air Strikes In Iraq, But Strongly Oppose Sending In Troops

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

Americans back President Barack Obama's decision to begin conducting air strikes in Iraq, but strongly oppose sending American ground troops to fight ...

Emily Swanson

Americans Say No To Guns For Blind People

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

Earlier this week, a commentator for NRA News raised eyebrows with a video making the case for letting the blind legally carry guns in public. Most Am...

Emily Swanson

Americans Support Legal Pot Smoking, As Long As It's Not In Public Places

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Americans are largely in support of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But the poll shows Americans are even...

Emily Swanson

Americans Support Tougher Action Against Russia, But Not Sure It Will Make A Difference

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

Americans want the United States to be tougher on Russia in response to its actions in Ukraine, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But the survey also ...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Want NFL To Come Down Harder On Players Who Hit Their Wives And Girlfriends

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

The NFL has been slammed for its decision to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for only two games after he allegedly punched his then-fia...

Emily Swanson

Americans Aren't Sure If Trying To Contact Aliens Is Such A Great Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.30.2014 | Science

Humans have been searching for signs of life on other planets at least since the 1960s, when scientists began scanning the heavens for radio signals t...

Emily Swanson

There's Still A Lot Of Work To Be Done For Pit Bulls, Poll Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.31.2014 | Green

HuffPost Green is launching a weeklong, community-driven effort to bust the myths and raise awareness about pit bulls, a maligned "breed" that often b...

Arthur Delaney

Less Pay, More Weekend? Some Americans Are Ready To Say Yes

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four years into the economic recovery, HuffPost's measure of America's overemployment rate stands tall at 16 percent. In a new poll b...

Emily Swanson

Americans Wary Of Involvement In Ukraine Conflict: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

Many Americans are convinced that Russia was at least partially responsible for the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 last week, a new HuffPost/You...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Want To Fix Infrastructure, But Not With Money From Their Own Pockets

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

Members of Congress are scrambling to preserve a major infrastructure fund, but their urgency isn't necessarily shared by the public, according to a n...

Rachel Lienesch

Almost Half of Americans Want Undocumented Kids Deported Right Away

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

A near-majority of Americans want the undocumented immigrant children currently being held at the border deported as soon as possible, even though onl...

Emily Swanson

Even Republicans Support Colorado's Marijuana Legalization Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Americans across party lines say they support Colorado's marijuana legalization law, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. And the poll results show the m...

Emily Swanson

A Huge Number Of Republicans Want To Impeach Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Sarah Palin raised eyebrows last week when she called on Congress to impeach President Barack Obama, but a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows that the for...

Emily Swanson

Most Americans Think NSA Surveillance Goes Too Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

Most Americans think government surveillance that gathers up masses of telephone and Internet data goes "too far," a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. A...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans Split About The Future Of The Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

This primary season has been a very mixed bag for the tea party. Just two weeks after one tea party-backed candidate unexpectedly took down Rep. Eric ...

Rachel Lienesch

What Would Jesus Do About The Major Political Issues Of Our Time?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

Jesus would have some pretty strong opinions about the biggest political issues being discussed in America today, according to the respondents of a ne...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Can't Agree On The Hobby Lobby Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Americans don't agree on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. Forty-six percent of Americans ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most Oppose Sending Troops To Fight In Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Americans overwhelmingly oppose sending U.S. troops back into combat in Iraq, but would consider other forms of intervention, a new HuffPost/YouGov po...

Ahead Of Hobby Lobby Decision, Americans Split On Contraception Mandate For Religious Employers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics

Just days before the expected announcement of the Supreme Court's ruling in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds Americans...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Unsure How Jewish Rick Perry Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) recently informed the world that he is, in fact, more Jewish than people think he is. It might come as a surprise to Per...

Emily Swanson

Americans Aren't Too Concerned By Edible Marijuana Horror Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Public relations-wise, 2014 hasn't been great for the edible marijuana industry. Since sales of legal marijuana began in Colorado in January, studi...