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  1. Voters Are Not Ready to Punish Israel for Netanyahu’s Reelection

    A prominent Democratic congresswoman has called for cutting U.S. military aid to Israel following the reelection of the “Trump-like” Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister. But voters here don’t appear ready to do that.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 29% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the United States should cut the $3 billion in military aid it gives to Israel each year. A plurality of voters (46%) is opposed to cutting military aid to Israel because of Netanyahu’s reelection. But a sizable 26% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 16-17, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

  2. Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-one percent (51%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 36% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -6. (see trends).

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  3. Is Bernie Stealing Trump's 'No More Wars' Issue? By Patrick J. Buchanan

    "The president has said that he does not want to see this country involved in endless wars... I agree with that," Bernie Sanders told the Fox News audience at Monday's town hall meeting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

  4. Stopping the Campusfication of American Life By Michael Barone

    Many people, years after they graduate from high school and college, have nightmares about taking exams for a course for which they have done none of the reading and are totally unprepared. They wake up full of anxiety and relax only when they realize they left school years ago.

  5. Most Would Vote for Gay President, Not So Sure Others Would

    Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is hoping to be the first openly gay presidential nominee of a major party. Most voters are willing to support a gay president, but they’re far less confident that others close to them feel the same way.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters say they would personally be willing to vote for an openly gay president. Thirty percent (30%) would not, while 12% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 10-11, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

  6. Many See 9/11 As A Fading Memory

    A Muslim congresswoman has drawn criticism for recent comments that appeared to downplay the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, but voters are closely divided over whether Americans even remember that horrific day. One-in-three can’t say how many died in those attacks.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters think many Americans have forgotten the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Forty-seven percent (47%) disagree, but 14% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 16-17, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC

  7. Trump’s Primary Goal: Avoiding a New Hampshire Hiccup By Kyle Kondik
    KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE

    — President Trump remains a huge favorite to win renomination as the Republican presidential nominee, although he will have at least some opposition.

    — The New Hampshire primary has historically tested the strength of presidential incumbents.

    — In the primary’s modern history, incumbents who won easy victories went on to renomination and reelection, while those who struggled lost in the fall or didn’t run again.

    — That said, we’re only talking about a dozen total contests, so don’t make any strong predictions based on the president’s New Hampshire showing. But depending on the circumstances, Trump’s eventual performance may provide some clues for the general election.

  8. Most Voters Want Jail Time for Assange

    WikiLeaks honcho Julian Assange doesn’t have many friends among voters in this country, and a sizable majority want to send him to prison for leaking U.S. classified information via the internet.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 61% of Likely U.S. Voters think it’s likely that WikiLeaks’ release of classified documents has hurt U.S. national security, with 30% who say it’s Very Likely. Twenty-nine percent (29%) consider that unlikely, but that includes only 7% who say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 14-15, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  9. Questions for Chase (Away) Bank By Michelle Malkin

    I have been a Chase Bank customer for years. Who knows how much longer it'll be? Will the company's thought police come for me next? How about you? If you are a non-leftist who does business with the financial giant owned by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., you need to ask questions and get answers.

  10. Right to Print Arms By John Stossel

    Are you very afraid? 3D-printed guns are coming.

    "Virtually undetectable!" shrieked CNN.