Posted tagged ‘Shows’

Poll Shows that Americans Choose Obama as the Man they Admire Most in the World

December 26, 2008

obama-most-admired-590.jpgA month before his inauguration, Americans choose Barack Obama as the man they admire most in the world, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. It’s the first time a president-elect has topped the annual survey in more than a half-century.



Obama: Probe Shows No Contact in Illinois Governor Scandal

December 16, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama said Monday a review by his own lawyer shows he had no direct contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich about the appointment of a Senate replacement, and transition aides did nothing inappropriate.


Survey Shows Unhappy People Watch Lots More TV

November 18, 2008

Unhappy people glue themselves to the television 30 percent more than happy people. The finding, announced on Thursday, comes from a survey of nearly 30,000 American adults conducted between 1975 and 2006 as part of the General Social Survey.


Presidential Election Created New ‘Values Voter’, Study Shows

November 17, 2008


Americans painted a new picture of the “values voter” in the recent election. They rejected the “culture wars,” with its narrow agendas and
liberal-conservative divisiveness, in favor of politics that build
bridges on a range of contentious issues.


Study Shows 8,000 African-Americans Die Due to Blood Pressure Gap

November 12, 2008

The lives of nearly 8,000 black Americans could be saved each year if
doctors could figure out a way to bring their average blood pressure
down to the average level of whites, a surprising new study found.


Blacks, Hispanics Created ‘Bulletproof’ Alliance in 2008 Election, Survey Shows

November 11, 2008

Not only did African-American and Hispanic voters vote overwhelmingly for now president-elect Barack Obama, but they did so with nearly no discrepancy between born-again and non-born again voters, a new survey shows.


Obama Victory Shows Deep Racial Divide in Church

November 7, 2008

obama-cross55.jpgThe barrier-crossing election of Barack Obama did little to bridge the deep racial divide in American churches. In fact, some clergy say it has only served to underscore their differences.