Majority Concerned Domestic Surveillance Will Go Too Far

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 7:59 am

The revelations about the size and scope of the NSA’s domestic spying programs via Edward Snowden appears to be having a real impact on public opinion. The latest NBC/WSJ poll found that majority of Americans are concerned the government will go too far. According to the poll 56 percent of Americans believe that the government’s [...]

On 40th Anniversary Roe v. Wade More Supported Than Ever

By: Tuesday January 22, 2013 7:28 am

It has been 40 years since the Supreme Court handed down the Roe V. Wade decision and support for it among the American people has never been higher, according to a new NBC/WSJ poll. The poll found that 70 percent of Americans don’t want to see the law overturned while only 24 percent think it [...]

Americans Still View BP More Positively Than Goldman Sachs

By: Saturday May 15, 2010 5:45 am

Even as the oil-spill disaster plays out in the Gulf of Mexico, Americans still have a more positive view of British Petroleum than they do of Goldman Sachs, according to the new NBC/WSJ poll. While Americans see neither company in a shining light, they do see the financial firm as a worse villain. This could [...]

Most Major News Polls Show Support For Public Option Increasing and Opposition Fading

By: Tuesday October 27, 2009 11:52 am

A new NBC/WSJ poll will be released later today that shows support increasing for the public option: According to the poll, 48% say they favor a public health plan administered by the federal government that would compete with private insurers, compared with 42% who oppose it. That’s a shift from last month, though within the [...]