Results: 11 Articles found.
  • UMW-09-18-2017
    A tight contest for governor of Virginia

    University of Mary Washington Poll: Gubernatorial Candidates Locked in Close Contest

    Sep 21, 2017 09:00 AM

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) and Republican nominee Ed Gillespie remain locked in a tight contest for governor of Virginia, with 44 percent of likely voters favoring Northam and 39 percent backing Gillespie in a new University of Mary Washington statewide survey. Libertarian candidate Cliff Hyra received the support of 3 percent of likely voters, with others undecided in the 1,000-person survey of Virginia adults.

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  • Cashlorette-09-07-17
    Millennials love solo travel

    Cashlorette Survey: Solo Travel is Most Appealing to Millennials

    Sep 07, 2017 09:00 AM

    A new survey from reveals that solo travel is most appealing to millennials: Overall, 58 percent say they would do it, and 26 percent already have. Twenty-six percent of millennial women, it turns out, have traveled solo, and 27 percent have not, but would consider doing it in the future.

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  • Pew-08-29-17
    Most Republicans agree with Trump on issues; few view his conduct positively

    Pew Poll: Republicans Divided in Views of Trump's Conduct; Democrats Are Broadly Critical

    Aug 29, 2017 09:00 AM

    In his first seven months as president, Donald Trump has generally drawn high job approval ratings among Republicans. But a new survey finds that nearly a third of Republicans say they agree with the president on only a few or no issues, while a majority expresses mixed or negative feelings about his conduct as president. Overwhelming shares of Democrats disagree with Trump on all or nearly all issues and say they do not like his conduct as president.

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  • CreditCard-08-21-17
    Negative option and free trial traps Poll: More Than 1 in 3 Americans Have Been Enrolled in an Auto-Pay Program without Knowing

    Aug 21, 2017 09:00 AM

    Consumers are easily ensnared by sneaky recurring charges, and many find them hard to escape, according to a new survey. Our national telephone survey of 1,002 U.S. adults found that 35 percent had set up an account – such as a streaming TV service, a magazine subscription or a gym membership – that enrolled them in automatic payments without them realizing it. Additionally, 42 percent of consumers said it’s difficult to turn off recurring charges.

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  • Pew-08-16-17
    Few see Russian power and influence as a major threat

    Pew Poll: Publics Worldwide Unfavorable Toward Putin, Russia

    Aug 16, 2017 09:00 AM

    Around the world, few people trust Russian President Vladimir Putin to do the right thing when it comes to international affairs. A global median of roughly one-in-four (26%) say they have confidence in the Russian leader. Doubts about Putin’s handling of foreign policy, however, do not necessarily coincide with perceptions of Russia as a security risk. Across 37 countries, a median of 31% describe Russia’s power and influence as a major threat to their country...

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  • BankRate-08-15-17
    More Americans are saving more money for retirement

    Bankrate Poll: More Americans Are Saving More Money for Retirement

    Aug 15, 2017 09:00 AM

    A Bankrate Financial Security Index survey finds 23 percent of all U.S. adults say they’ve ramped up retirement saving during the past 12 months — the best showing in six years of polling. And it’s younger millennials between ages 18 and 26 who are the most likely (at 30 percent) to say they’re saving more.

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  • Pew-08-04-17
    In both parties, more say future for next generation will be worse than better

    Pew Poll: Partisan Shifts in Views of the Nation, but Overall Opinions Remain Negative

    Aug 04, 2017 09:00 AM

    Republicans have become far more upbeat about the country and its future since before Donald Trump’s election victory. By contrast, Democrats have become much less positive. As a result, opinions among the public overall have shown little change – and remain about as negative they were in Barack Obama’s final year in office. This is the case on several different opinions: about whether life in the U.S. has gotten better or worse for “people like you” over the past 50 years...

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  • Cashlorette-08-03-17
    Don't clash over cash

    Cashlorette Poll: Why You Shouldn't Be Too Eager to Grab a Check on the First Date

    Aug 03, 2017 09:00 AM

    Fighting over money too often becomes the norm in relationships, The Cashlorette’s survey finds. Just over half of Americans who are married or living with a partner admit to fighting over finances. They most often argue over one partner or spouse spending too much, or one of them being too frugal. Other typical conflicts involve dishonesty about spending habits or savings, and how to divvy up the bills.

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  • Pew-08-01-17
    _ is a major threat to our country

    Pew Poll: Globally, People Point to ISIS and Climate Change as Leading Security Threats

    Aug 01, 2017 09:00 AM

    People around the globe identify ISIS and climate change as the leading threats to national security, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The survey asked about eight possible threats. While the level and focus of concern varies by region and country, ISIS and climate change clearly emerge as the most frequently cited security risks across the 38 countries polled. ISIS is named as the top threat in a total of 18 countries surveyed – mostly concentrated in Europe, the Middle East...

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  • PSRAI-08-01-17
    Majorities across generations say childhood vaccinations should be required

    PSRAI Poll: Widespread Support For Childhood Vaccinations, Large Gaps in Vaccination Safety Knowledge

    Aug 01, 2017 09:00 AM

    A July 2017 PSRAI survey shows that 63% of U.S. adults believe that all children should be required to get vaccinated against childhood diseases such as measles, mumps, and whooping cough. One-third feel that parents should get to choose whether their kids are vaccinated.

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