Political identity deeply divisive

Political identity deeply divisive

Beliefs, value systems, political identity. Call it what you will, but Americans are more divided over politics than gender, age, race or class now than at any point for the last quarter-century.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Supreme Court eyes Ariz. immigration law

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will find itself in the heat of the 2012 presidential race if it takes on Arizona's controversial immigration law, analysts said.
Undecided voters unlikely much McCain help

Undecided voters unlikely much McCain help

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Undecided U.S. voters could number as many as 1-in-10 on Election Day but observers say John McCain cannot rely on them to overtake Barack Obama.
Obama favored over McCain in world poll

Obama favored over McCain in world poll

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. polls indicate a tight race between Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama but international surveys indicate Obama is heavily favored.
Obama faces image problems, supporters say

Obama faces image problems, supporters say

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama's biggest challenge might not be his race but his image, party insiders say.

Politics of war in Iraq shifting

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- The U.S. presidential debate about the war in Iraq has shifted, but political observers say they aren't sure which party has the advantage.

Report: U.S. image tarnished by Iraq

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- The United States' image in the world has suffered as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, a report said Monday.

Report: Spending down across the board

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Evidence that consumer spending has begun to slow among all economic groups is leading to speculation U.S. personal consumption may be declining, a report said.

Telemarketing tools used for Republicans

CINCINNATI, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- A group of conservatives in Ohio have used an electronic telemarketing program to encourage voters to choose Republicans in the upcoming midterm election.

Gay adoption opposition grows

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Momentum is growing across the United States to limit or ban same-sex adoptions, a report said Wednesday.

Support for Iraq war falls at new record

WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. public support for the war in Iraq has fallen faster to record lows than during the Vietnam and Korean wars, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

Muslim support for bin Laden slipping

PHILADELPHIA, July 15 (UPI) -- Public support for Osama bin Laden and terrorist violence has dropped in several Muslim countries, but has risen in Jordan, a poll finds.

Poll: 'Fahrenheit's' influence is muted

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) -- "Fahrenheit 9/11" is a commercial hit, but it isn't influencing voters' decisions about the Nov. 2 election, a Los Angeles Times poll indicates.

Washington Agenda-General

By United Press International

Washington Agenda-General

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Andrew Kohut is an American pollster. Kohut currently serves as the president of Pew Research Center and director of two of Pew's sub-projects: Pew Research Center for the People and the Press and Pew Global Attitudes Project. Kohut is a regular guest on National Public Radio and television news programs such as the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, where he presents Pew's poll results and analysis.

Kohut received an AB degree from Seton Hall University in 1964 and studied graduate sociology at Rutgers State University from 1964-66. From 1979-1989, Kohut was president of the Gallup Organization, and in 1989 he founded Princeton Survey Research Associates, an attitude and opinion research firm specializing in media, politics and public policy. His essays have appeared in the op-ed section of the New York Times and he has been a regular columnist for the Columbia Journalism Review and AOL News. Kohut is the co-author of four books, most recently America Against the World (Times Books). In 2000, he won the New York AAPOR Chapter Award for Outstanding Contribution to Opinion Research, and in 2005 he was awarded the American Association of Public Opinion Research’s Award for Exceptionally Distinguished Achievement, that organization’s highest honor.

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