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  • Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown

    Republican popularity losing ground to government shutdown
    How low can Congress go? Today’s answer: There’s not much lower they can go. Polls out Wednesday painted a bleak picture of Americans’ views of their federal legislators. Really bleak. In an Associated Press-GfK poll, Congress...
  • Sinking Utah poll numbers show political toll of government shutdown

    Sinking Utah poll numbers show political toll of government shutdown
    There is red and there is red. As in fire engine-ruby-crimson-blood-cardinal red. Politically speaking, Utah falls into the latter category. It has been nearly half a century since the state voted Democratic in a presidential election. President Obama...
  • NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll adds to Republican shutdown woes

    NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll adds to Republican shutdown woes
    For Republicans, the last 10 days have felt like falling down a darkened elevator shaft: You want to hit bottom, but wonder about the odds of survival. In what has become an almost daily occurrence, Thursday night brought another poll showing the damage...
  • New poll shows Republicans dropping among key groups

    New poll shows Republicans dropping among key groups
    As Republicans and Democrats in the Senate worked toward a deal to loosen the debt ceiling and budget knot, a new poll showed where surgeons will have to operate once a deal is struck: Much — but not all — of their image-repair work will be...
  • Tea-party backers at odds with majority of Americans on debt limit

    Tea-party backers at odds with majority of Americans on debt limit
    More than half of Americans who identify themselves as supporters of the tea-party movement say the government has no need to ever raise the current limit on the national debt, putting themselves at sharp odds with the majority of Americans, who say...
  • Germany's Angela Merkel struggles to form a government

    Germany's Angela Merkel struggles to form a government
    LONDON -- While Americans struggle with a shut-down government, Germans are still struggling to form one, with the latest attempt by Chancellor Angela Merkel to woo a new coalition partner ending in failure Wednesday. Germany has now gone nearly a month...
  • Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan battle to end of New Jersey Senate race

    Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan battle to end of New Jersey Senate race
    Campaigning ended Wednesday as voters cast ballots in the special election to pick a new U.S. senator for New Jersey. But rather than serve as a fresh read on the feelings of an electorate tormented by the messy and combative budget mess in Washington,...
  • North Carolina's governor signs sweeping voter ID bill into law

    North Carolina's governor signs sweeping voter ID bill into law
    DURHAM, N.C.--One of the nation’s most restrictive voter ID bills was signed into law Monday by North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican. The new law requires voters to show government-issued ID cards, with polling places not allowed to...
  • North Carolina faces ACLU, NAACP lawsuits over new voter ID law

    North Carolina faces ACLU, NAACP lawsuits over new voter ID law
    DURHAM, N.C. -- Two lawsuits filed in federal court in North Carolina have challenged the state’s new voter ID law, claiming that some of its provisions infringe on voter rights and discriminate against minorities. The suits were filed late Monday...
  • Gunmen slay Afghan election official in run-up to 2014 balloting

    Gunmen slay Afghan election official in run-up to 2014 balloting
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Two Taliban gunmen on a motorcycle issued a cheery morning greeting Wednesday to Amanullah Aman, head of the Independent Election Commission in Kunduz province, then opened fire and killed him, raising fears of protracted violence in...
  • Gallup Poll: A majority of Americans turn negative toward Russia

    Gallup Poll: A majority of Americans turn negative toward Russia
    More Americans have negative views of Russian President Vladimir Putin than at any time since he came to power in 2000, and a majority now see Russia as no friend of the United States, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicated. The survey conducted...