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Behind the Numbers: August 23, 2009 - August 29, 2009

Seniors' Negative Turn on Health Care Reform

Of the several demographic and political groups whose views on health care reform have become more negative over the summer, seniors stand out for both a dramatic shift against reform and the strength of their opposition. In the most recent Washington Post-ABC News poll on health care, those age 65...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  August 28, 2009; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
Categories:  Crosstabs , Health care  
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Political Views Prove a Sharp Divider on Energy Policy

On two controversial issues set to come before Congress after their August recess -- a health-care overhaul and energy policy -- the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll finds public opinion sharply riven by partisan leanings. On energy, the political climate is far more favorable to the proposals coming from President...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  August 28, 2009; 3:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Crosstabs , Post Polls  
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