Mar 5, 2015

Growth in Japan uneven, tied to population size: poll

Despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s focus on revitalizing regional economies, growth remains uneven across Japan — with the pace of recovery slow the past year in municipalities with smaller populations, a Kyodo News survey showed Wednesday. Nearly 80 percent of local leaders who responded ...

Dec 30, 2014

Clinton trumps Bush in 2016 matchup: poll

Presumed Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton would comfortably defeat Jeb Bush for president if the two members of their famous U.S. political clans went head to head in 2016, poll results showed Monday. A CNN-ORC poll showed former Florida Gov. Bush, the son and ...

Sep 10, 2014

Americans support tougher action against jihadists: poll

Americans and Congress have grown hawkish in their views of jihadists, according to a Tuesday poll and lawmakers who say President Barack Obama should take stronger military action against the Islamic State (IS). The increasingly aggressive stance frames the backdrop of Obama’s upcoming speech ...