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Behind the Numbers: June 13, 2010 - June 19, 2010

World Cup 2010: Anticipation and expectation

The U.S. soccer team plays Slovenia on Friday in its second match of World Cup 2010, and many wonder if a strong run in the tournament could boost the relatively anemic interest Americans have in what others around the world regard as "the beautiful game." Before the World Cup started,...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  June 18, 2010; 6:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Soccer  
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Ariz. immigration law hurts U.S. image in Mexico

A new Washington Post-ABC News polls finds broad support north of the border for the new Arizona immigration law, but the legislation has soured Mexican views of the U.S. Collected as part of the 22-nation Pew Global Attitudes Survey, new data from Mexico show Mexicans' becoming dramatically more critical of...

By Jon Cohen  |  June 17, 2010; 12:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Post Polls  
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Will Obama group get Southern hospitality from Gulf voters?

As they seek to drive turnout in the 2010 midterm elections, Organizing for America volunteers in the Gulf states may have a harder time finding new voters who supported President Obama in 2008 than those elsewhere in the country. The voter outreach group that grew out of the president's vast...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  June 16, 2010; 2:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Exit polls  
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