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  • BankRate-04-26-17
    Americans say politics is biggest threat

    Bankrate Poll: Americans Agree: Our Disagreements Aren't Good for the Economy

    Apr 25, 2017 09:00 AM

    In the latest BankRate poll, 2 out of 5 people say the clashing culture in Washington is the biggest threat to the U.S economy over the next six months. It’s the No. 1 economic risk cited by every age, income, gender and ethnic group, and every political affiliation.

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  • Pew-04-24-17
    Public now divided in views of size and scope of government

    Pew Poll: With Budget Debate Looming, Growing Share of Public Prefers Bigger Government

    Apr 24, 2017 09:00 AM

    The latest Pew poll finds that Americans are split in their general preferences on the size and scope of government: 48% say they would rather have a bigger government providing more services, while 45% prefer a smaller government providing fewer services.

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  • BankRate-04-19-17
    Some give only regrets

    Bankrate Poll: About 1 in 5 Americans Has Declined a Wedding Invitation Because They Couldn't Afford to Go

    Apr 19, 2017 09:00 AM

    Many Americans use strategies so they’re not kissing too much of their money goodbye in the wedding receiving line. Most base their wedding gift spending on how well they know the couple, a Bankrate survey finds. Some even turn down invitations because of the costs.Overall, nearly half of Americans — 47 percent — say they typically spend $100 or more on wedding gifts for close friends and family.

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  • Pew-04-17-17
    Since January, favorable ratings for both parties have declined

    Pew Poll: Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP

    Apr 17, 2017 09:00 AM

    The national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted April 5-11 among 1,501 adults, finds some signs of public disillusionment with both parties. The favorability ratings of both parties have declined since January – seven percentage points for the Republican Party (from 47% to 40%) and six points for the Democratic Party (51% to 45%).

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  • Pew-04-14-17
    Wider share of Americans now view federal tax system as unfair

    Pew Poll: Top Frustrations With Tax System: Sense That Corporations, Wealthy Don't Pay Fair Share

    Apr 14, 2017 09:00 AM

    The latest national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted April 5-11, 2017 among 1,501 adults, finds an increase in the share saying that the tax system is unfair, largely because of a shift in opinion among Democrats. Currently, a 56% majority describes the federal tax system as either not too fair (29%) or not fair at all (27%). Fewer (42%) say it is very fair (2%) or moderately fair (40%).

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  • BankRate-04-12-17
    Letting credit card rewards go to waste

    Bankrate Poll: Credit Cardholders' Fee Phobia Means They Miss out on Huge Rewards

    Apr 12, 2017 09:00 AM

    Avoiding an annual credit card fee is something most Americans (71 percent) want to do, according to Bankrate’s Money Pulse Survey. But that means most of us are missing out on huge rewards opportunities.​

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  • CreditCard-04-12-17
    Going cashless is becoming more common than ever

    CreditCards.com Poll: Charging Cheap Items is Cool With Cardholders

    Apr 12, 2017 09:00 AM

    In a national telephone survey of 674 credit card holders, 17 percent said they typically use credit cards for in-person purchases of $5 or less – up from 11 percent in a similar survey done in 2016. The number of cardholders who prefer cash (55 percent) and debit cards (24 percent) for small transactions each fell by 3 percent since last year.

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  • Kaiser-04-05-17
    Majority say AHCA not passing is a good thing

    Kaiser Health Tracking Poll: The Fall of the AHCA and Next Steps for the ACA

    Apr 05, 2017 09:00 AM

    On March 6, 2017, House Republicans announced their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act. Less than three weeks later, on March 24, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the bill from the floor before a vote took place because it did not have enough votes to pass. The most recent Kaiser Health Tracking Poll – fielded the week after the bill was pulled – finds 64 % says it is a “good thing” that Congress did not pass the AHCA, while 29% say this is a "bad thing."

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  • PSRAI-03-31-17
    Percentage of U.S. adults who say that at least some progress has been made

    PSRAI Poll: Americans Knowledge About Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Mar 31, 2017 09:00 AM

    In observance of Autism Awareness Month, PSRAI asked Americans about their knowledge and views of the disorder. Two-thirds say they know at least a little about autism spectrum disorder. Fifteen percent say they know a lot, 24% say they know some, and 26% say they know a little.

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  • Vanderbilt-03-26-17
    Nashville’s top priority remains education

    Vanderbilt Poll: Nashville is Strong, but Feeling Growing Pains

    Mar 26, 2017 09:00 AM

    Davidson County residents give high marks to Mayor Megan Barry, but are concerned about the pace of Nashville’s growth and want to improve public transportation, according to the most recent Vanderbilt Poll of Nashville. Sixty-five percent of residents think too many people are moving here—up from 50 percent two years ago—and 60 percent say too many buildings are going up at once—up from 47 percent.​

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