Calif. poll finds 'sea change' in attitudes about same-sex marriage

LOS ANGELES, June 10 (UPI) -- Californians' attitudes toward same-sex marriage have changed significantly in the nearly five years since approving a constitutional ban, a new poll has found.
Retail, fast-food workers strike in Chicago

Retail, fast-food workers strike in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 24 (UPI) -- Retail strike organizers in Chicago said raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour would benefit workers and the local economy, where workers spend their pay.

Poll: Less Calif. anti-immigrant sentiment

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- California voters are strongly in favor of allowing illegal immigrants to stay in the United States, a new poll said.

Poll: Obama has slim lead in 'static' race

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- President Obama leads his likely Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, by 3 percentage points in a Los Angeles Times poll released Thursday.
Poll: Small businesses back 'Obamacare'

Poll: Small businesses back 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Half of the respondents in a recent survey of small business owners said they prefer that the U.S. Supreme Court leave the Affordable Care Act mostly intact.

Poll indicates Americans back Israel

JERUSALEM, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- A strong majority of Americans say the United States should support Israel and keep Iran from getting nuclear weapons, a poll released Sunday indicates.

'Reagan Dems' still not sold on Obama

WARREN, Mich., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Michigan's "Reagan Democrats" have not been convinced by Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama to return to the party, polling indicates.

Poll: Gen Y looks outside selves

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- A large minority of Generation Y members volunteer despite the age bracket's generalization as staunch individualists, a poll released Monday indicated.

Cantor, rising GOP star, seeks Jewish vote

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- More than 1,000 people jammed the tony Plaza Hotel in advance of a speech by U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor, the House's lone Jewish Republican, Roll Call reports.

Partisan poll says Jews still Democrats

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- A poll for the National Jewish Democratic Council released Monday showed likely Jewish voters favor John F. Kerry for president over George W. Bush.

Poll: Voters are seeing 'Fahrenheit'

NEW YORK, July 16 (UPI) -- A new poll shows 11 percent of American voters have seen "Fahrenheit 9/11," MoveOn.com said Friday.

Most voters have not seen Moore film

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Only 11 percent of likely U.S. voters surveyed for MoveOn.org say they have seen the Michael Moore documentary, "Fahrenheit 9/11."

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