Recent NBC/WSJ Health Care Polling Results
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Recent NBC/WSJ Health Care Polling Results

Our recent work for the NBC/WSJ Poll has yielded some interesting findings on the topic of health care/the Affordable Care Act. Here are some quick thoughts about what struck me about this data: As it has been for years, attitudes about the new health care law are remarkably stable.   And, as it has been for […]

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Health Care Proposals in the 50 State of the State Speeches

In six of the last nine years, Public Opinion Strategies has analyzed the policy proposals put forth by every state’s governor in their annual State of the State speeches.  Overall, there were 580 policy proposals this year—370 from Republican governors, 196 from Democratic governors, and the remainder from an Independent. Ten percent (10{09f965da52dc6ab4c1643a77bd40d1f729d807040cd8db540234bb981a782222}) of this […]

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Obamacare at Three: Key Health Care Data

As Obamacare turns three years old this week, we thought it would be interesting to go through recent research and look at key data regarding the issue. Click here to read more.

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Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio?: Athletes no longer considered a good role model for children

One terrific part about the NBC/WSJ survey is the opportunity to compare attitudes over a long time horizon. We recently repeated a simple question that was asked roughly thirty years ago: “Do you believe athletes are good role models for children?” In 1982, there was essential public consensus, 75% said “yes” that athletes were a […]

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A Review of the State of Survey Research and a Likely Voter Model

It is clear a traditional Likely Voter Model based only on self-described interest and self-described likelihood to vote missed the scope of the turnout of 18-29 year olds and Latinos in 2012. With what we know now, it is important to look again at the survey research completed in 2012. We need to understand what […]

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