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Behind the Numbers: July 20, 2008 - July 26, 2008

Obama's Religion

One overlooked item in the new WSJ-NBC poll is new evidence of growing public awareness that Barack Obama is a Christian. Asked open-ended (without prompts) to identify Obama's religion, 48 percent said he held a Protestant faith, an 11 percentage point increase from March, and up from 18 percent in...

By Jon Cohen  |  July 25, 2008; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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About That New Yorker Cover

Pew's just released weekly news interest index survey included some questions about the controversial New Yorker cover that filled up so much press time last week. By creating such a stir, the cover certainly slipped into the public consciousness more than the typical New Yorker caricature. Fully 51 percent of...

By Jon Cohen  |  July 24, 2008; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama in Berlin

When Barack Obama speaks today at Berlin's Victory Column, he addresses a German public down on the United States but hopeful the presumptive Democratic nominee would improve the important transatlantic relationship. Americans too peg Obama as the contender who would do more to improve the image of the U.S. abroad,...

By Kyle Dropp  |  July 24, 2008; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  President 2008  | Tags: 2008 election, barack obama, germany, john mccain  
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Obama in Israel

Barack Obama has a large, nearly 2 to 1 lead over John McCain among Jewish voters, according to the latest Gallup data. Obama's 60 to 33 percent advantage in polls conducted before his high-profile overseas trip is close to the average split among Jewish voters in exit polls going back...

By Jon Cohen  |  July 23, 2008; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (65)
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