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Behind the Numbers: March 1, 2009 - March 7, 2009

Newt in 2012?

Newt Gingrich, who hinted at a possible 2012 presidential run at a Thursday talk in Ashland, would likely start around the middle-of-the-pack of the better-known GOP contenders. In a Gallup poll after the November election, Republicans and GOP-leaning independents split evenly on the question of whether the former speaker should...

By Jon Cohen  |  March 6, 2009; 11:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (26)
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Pick Your Poison: Views on Russia and Iran

Today's reports of a "positive" exchange between President Obama and his Russian counterpart come as the American public holds its most negative rating of Russia since early 2003 when the former cold war adversary publicly opposed the start of the Iraq war. But Iran, a subject of the letter Obama...

By Jon Cohen  |  March 3, 2009; 12:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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As Stocks Tumble, So Does Retirement Security

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average continues its downward spiral, there is deep public unease about fully-funded retirements as people's savings are now more tied to stock market performance than at any time in the past two decades. Just 14 percent in last week's Washington Post-ABC News poll said they...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  March 2, 2009; 1:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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