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Nov 21, 2013, 16:08 ET

Clarus Poll: JFK Assassination

Only 25 Percent Believe Oswald Acted Alone; Nearly Half Believe It Was A Conspiracy  A new nationwide Clarus Poll found that only 25...

Jan 31, 2013, 15:14 ET

Americans Pick Favorite Superbowl Team

New Nationwide Clarus Poll A new nationwide Clarus Poll shows that more Americans want the San Francisco 49ers to win Sunday's Superbowl...

Jan 19, 2012, 15:13 ET

New Nationwide Clarus Poll: Romney Defeats Conservative Candidates in Two-Way Contests

A new national Clarus Poll of Republican voters shows Mitt Romney leading all top GOP rivals in two-way contests.   "As candidates drop out of...

Oct 27, 2011, 18:36 ET

New Clarus Poll: Lady Gaga and the Politics of Halloween

A new nationwide Clarus Poll finds that more Americans would rather dress up for Halloween as Lady Gaga and the Geico Caveman than as well-known...

Oct 25, 2011, 16:53 ET

New Clarus Poll: Why Cain Surged?

Cain Seen As Strongest Leader; Romney As Most Intelligent But: Who Would GOP Voters Rather Have Dinner With? The following is being released by...

Oct 25, 2011, 11:13 ET

Nationwide Clarus Poll: 55% Expect Obama's Tax Plan To Raise Their Taxes

41% ALSO THINK CAIN'S 9-9-9 PLAN WILL INCREASE THEIR TAX BILL A new nationwide Clarus Poll finds a solid majority—55% of...

Oct 13, 2011, 13:14 ET

Clarus Research Group's Ron Faucheux Notes Importance of Business Background in Future GOP Presidential Candidate

"Republicans are shopping for a candidate very unlike Obama" Voters all across the country are cautiously weighing their options for the next GOP...

Mar 23, 2011, 00:29 ET

Clarus Poll of D.C. Voters: Mayor Gray Posts Negative Job Rating

COUNCIL CHAIRMAN KWAME BROWN ALSO HAS LOW APPROVAL A new citywide poll of voters in the District of Columbia shows that Mayor Vincent Gray is...

Feb 18, 2011, 12:51 ET

Clarus Poll: 64% of Voters Oppose Government Employee Unions

Wisconsin Fight Spotlights Issue As President Obama has joined the political battle in Wisconsin that pits Republican Gov. Scott Walker against...

Feb 14, 2011, 00:01 ET

Clarus Poll: Valentine's Day

How is Your Love Life? As Americans pick out cards, buy flowers and candy for Valentine's Day, a new national Clarus Poll finds that a majority...

Aug 18, 2010, 09:10 ET

Clarus Poll: D.C. Mayor's Race

GRAY HOLDS SMALL LEAD OVER FENTY Mayor has improved job rating, but still lags in personal favorability With four weeks to go before the...

Aug 12, 2010, 12:38 ET

Clarus Poll: Palin Support for GOP Nomination Sinks

Romney, Huckabee and Gingrich Lead Pack A new nationwide survey of Republican voters finds that support for former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to win...

Aug 03, 2010, 16:00 ET

Clarus Poll: Voters Rate Obama's Inner Circle: Job Approval Ratings for Administration Officials Drop Across the Board

Hillary Clinton Scores Highest, 19 Points Above Obama A Clarus Poll of "news watchers" – a nationwide survey of registered voters who say...

Jul 21, 2010, 09:27 ET

Voters See Infrastructure as Key to Job Creation, Growing Economy

The results of a new national Clarus Poll show that large majorities of voters nationwide believe building infrastructure is necessary to a...

May 24, 2010, 15:41 ET

New Nationwide Poll: Voters Want Government to Use Technology to Cut Deficits, Curb Spending

A new nationwide poll found that 92% of U.S. voters believe "public agencies should make better use of new technologies to cut government spending...

Mar 24, 2010, 23:30 ET

Clarus Poll: Romney Leads GOP 2012 Field, Gains Against Obama

Embargo for reporting 5 a.m., Thursday March 25th A new nonpartisan nationwide poll shows that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is...

Feb 22, 2010, 05:00 ET

Clarus Poll: DC Voters Unhappy With Mayor Fenty's Handling of Snow Storms

A new poll finds that 64 percent of Washington, D.C. voters think Mayor Adrian Fenty did "only a fair" or "poor" job handling the recent snow...

Nov 23, 2009, 16:00 ET

Clarus Poll: Majority of D.C. Voters Want New Mayor

Gray Leads Fenty in Trial Heat; Rhee, Lanier Ratings Posted Less than a year before the 2010 city elections, a new poll finds that...

Oct 20, 2009, 12:50 ET

McDonnell Expands Lead in Virginia Governor's Race

GOP tops all three statewide elections in new Clarus Poll Two weeks before Virginia's voters cast their ballots, Republican...

Oct 05, 2009, 17:17 ET

Democrats Strongly Oppose Sending More Troops to Afghanistan, Most Voters Wary of War's Outcome

Most Americans believe the war in Afghanistan so far has been unsuccessful and oppose sending more troops, according to a new nationwide poll...