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Jun 12, 2014, 05:00 ET

Brand Equity for Many Luxury and Full Line Automotive Brands at 10-Year High, Finds 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

With the memory of an epic winter still fresh, Americans are likely relishing the arrival of the 2014 summer driving season.  Americans...

Apr 10, 2014, 13:01 ET

Americans Rate TurboTax as Tax Preparation Brand of the Year

 With April 15 fast approaching, Americans who still need to complete their tax returns will be interested to learn that Intuit's TurboTax...

Mar 12, 2014, 05:00 ET

Online Streaming Entertainment Providers Are Rapidly Building Brand Equity, According to the 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

 Brands associated with delivering the entertainment content we want, when we want, are rapidly increasing their brand equity, according to...

Jan 30, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Attitudes on the Economy Holding Steady over Time - but These Attitudes are Not Positive

 Economic news is plentiful, and depending on who one listens to the economy is getting better, the economy may be sliding backwards or things...

Jan 29, 2014, 05:00 ET
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ITDMs' Enthusiasm for Technology Comes with a Cost

 Technology affects us in all sorts of ways. It can extend our lives and make them more entertaining, while also making us vulnerable to...

Jan 28, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Congress Starts the Year Where They Ended Last Year - With Job Ratings Almost as Low as You Can Go

While Members of Congress probably were not expecting a miracle over the holidays and as the new year dawned, they probably were hoping they could...

Jan 27, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Before State of the Union, President Obama Again at Low Point for Job Ratings

 This week, President Obama lays out his plan for the upcoming year, providing the issues he believes are important and the programs to help...

Jan 24, 2014, 11:00 ET
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With State of the Union Approaching, Four in Five Americans Give the State of the Country Negative Ratings

 While many in Washington, D.C. are spending this weekend trying to stay warm or maybe still digging out from the snow earlier in the week,...

Jan 23, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Harris Poll Finds Perceived Respect for Teachers Has Declined

 With winter break over and the holidays retreating into memory, students, parents and teachers dive into the second half of the school year....

Jan 22, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Signs of Optimism - or at least, Acceptance - in American Spending Trends

NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As 2014 approaches the end of its first month, many Americans are still sorting out their financial...

Jan 21, 2014, 05:00 ET
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For the Second Year, Ellen is America's Favorite TV Personality

She's going to be the host of the Oscars in early March, she's returning to the sea as Dory in her own movie in 2015 and, for the second year in a...

Jan 16, 2014, 05:00 ET
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As American as Mom, Apple Pie and Football?

 In September and October, it's an argument that happens year after year in sports bars nationwide. But, it might be that it's one that comes...

Jan 15, 2014, 05:00 ET
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What's the Going Rate for Allowances These Days?

 For many of us it was our first source of income, and the first time we experienced the agonizing choice between small bursts of instant...

Jan 10, 2014, 05:00 ET
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The Silver Screen Slump: Americans Say They're Going to the Movies Less Often

 Going out to the movies once was, and for many still can be, an exciting night out. However, a new Harris Poll finds that while roughly...

Jan 10, 2014, 05:00 ET
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He Was Both Captain Phillips and Walt Disney and Tom Hanks is Also America's Favorite Movie Star

 He's flown into space, been a Bosom Buddy, and was just Walt Disney, and this year Tom Hanks is also America's Favorite Movie Star. This is a...

Jan 06, 2014, 05:00 ET
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Democrats and Republicans Sharply Divided on 2014 Economic Prospects

 As one year draws to a close and another begins anew, it's time for Americans to plan out the year to come. What financial resolutions might...

Dec 20, 2013, 05:00 ET
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At the Same Point in his Second Term - and Nine Months Before He Resigned - President Nixon Had Better Job Ratings Than President Obama Has Now

 During a president's first term, so much of his agenda is geared towards one thing – re-election. What will he do to help and not hurt...

Dec 19, 2013, 10:00 ET
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Congress Is Probably Asking for Better Job Ratings for the Holidays

 T'was a week before Christmas and all through D.C., no politicians were stirring, having survived the past year. To their districts they...

Dec 18, 2013, 05:00 ET
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Deen vs. Obama - Harris Poll Uncovers Who Really Had the Worst 2013

 What do the cast of Duck Dynasty, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Christie have in common? According to the latest Harris Poll, they've had among...

Dec 16, 2013, 13:00 ET
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Americans' Belief in God, Miracles and Heaven Declines

A new Harris Poll finds that while a strong majority (74%) of U.S. adults do believe in God, this belief is in decline when compared to previous...