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Democrats aim to nominate president in first week of August, as some push Biden to quit the race

Jul. 17, 2024 11:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will look to hold a virtual vote to make President Joe Biden their party’s nominee in the first week of August, as Biden has rebuffed calls from some in his party to quit the race after his disastrous debate performance against Donald Trump. The...

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats want Biden to withdraw, new AP-NORC poll finds

Jul. 17, 2024 11:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Democrats say President Joe Biden should withdraw from the presidential race and let his party nominate a different candidate, according to a new poll, sharply undercutting his post-debate claim that “average Democrats” are still with him even if some...

Solid majority of Dems want Biden to bow out, AP-NORC poll finds, undercutting his claims average party members back him

Jul. 17, 2024 11:12 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Solid majority of Dems want Biden to bow out, AP-NORC poll finds, undercutting his claims average party members back him.

More than 6 in 10 U.S. adults support protecting access to IVF, AP-NORC poll finds

Jul. 12, 2024 07:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatively few Americans fully endorse the idea that a fertilized egg should have the same rights as a pregnant woman. But a significant share say it describes their views at least somewhat well, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs...

Trump wants Black and Latino support. But he's not popular with either group, poll analysis shows

Jul. 11, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he prepares to accept the Republican nomination for the third time, Donald Trump has promised new efforts to expand his coalition — and, in particular, to win over more of the nonwhite voters who largely rejected him during the 2020 election. But an AP...

Support for legal abortion has risen since Supreme Court eliminated protections, AP-NORC poll finds

Jul. 09, 2024 10:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A solid majority of Americans oppose a federal abortion ban as a rising number support access to abortions for any reason, a new poll finds, highlighting a politically perilous situation for candidates who oppose abortion rights as the November election draws closer. ...

Americans are split over whether Trump should face prison in the hush money case, AP-NORC poll finds

Jul. 08, 2024 09:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are about evenly split on whether former President Donald Trump should face prison time for his recent felony conviction on hush money charges, according to a new poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Among U.S. adults, 48% say the...

Is college worth it? Poll finds only 36% of Americans have confidence in higher education

Jul. 08, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

Americans are increasingly skeptical about the value and cost of college, with most saying they feel the U.S. higher education system is headed in the “wrong direction,” according to a new poll. Overall, only 36% of adults say they have a “great deal” or “quite a lot” of...

Polls close in Iran's runoff presidential election between hard-liner Saeed Jalili and reformist Masoud Pezeshkian

Jul. 05, 2024 16:43 PM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Polls close in Iran's runoff presidential election between hard-liner Saeed Jalili and reformist Masoud Pezeshkian.

Polls close in British election where voters will deliver their verdict on 14 years of Conservative government

Jul. 04, 2024 17:08 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Polls close in British election where voters will deliver their verdict on 14 years of Conservative government.