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USA POLITICS: Trump’s Popularity Slipping in Rural America: New Poll

USA POLITICS: Trump’s Popularity Slipping in Rural America: New Poll

“Rural people are more cynical about the federal government than people in general are,” Stauber said. “They’ve heard so many promises, and they’ve not seen much done.”

Despite all the talk of bringing manufacturing jobs back, Stauber said he has not seen any companies which have relocated to his region, or anyone expand their workforce, due to new federal policies.

“It just seems like we’ve dropped off the screen,” he said.

According to the poll, Trump’s overall popularity has dropped gradually, and for different reasons, this year.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Annastacia Palaszczuk Slump in Popularity, May Be Out of Power After One Term: Poll

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Annastacia Palaszczuk Slump in Popularity, May Be Out of Power After One Term: Poll

Ms Palaszczuk’s personal popularity has also taken a hit, with the Reachtel poll having her deadlocked with Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls as preferred premier 50:50.

It has been widely speculated that the premier, who has been on annual leave, could call an election as early as this week for late October or early November. Her government expires in January 2018, but an election can be held as late as May next year.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Lula Leads in 2018 Vote Despite Graft Conviction: Poll

BRAZIL POLITICS: Lula Leads in 2018 Vote Despite Graft Conviction: Poll

Lula would beat all potential contenders in a runoff vote, the poll said, expect in an unlikely contest against Sergio Moro, the judge who convicted him of corruption in July. Moro has repeatedly denied being a candidate.

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SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Most South Koreans Don’t Expect War With North: Poll Shows

SOUTH KOREA POLITICS: Most South Koreans Don’t Expect War With North: Poll Shows

The survey found that 58 percent of those questioned felt there was no possibility North Korea would cause a war, while only 37 percent thought it could. In 2007, 51 percent of respondents said they expected a war, while 45 percent did not.

Trump has repeatedly said all options are on the table in dealing with North Korea and on Thursday said he would prefer not to use military action, but if he did, it would be a “very sad day” for North Korea.

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CHILE POLITICS: Sebastian Pinera Keeps Lead: Presidential Poll

CHILE POLITICS: Sebastian Pinera Keeps Lead: Presidential Poll

A Pinera win would be welcomed by the Chilean business community, which blames current President Michelle Bachelet and her centre-left coalition of stoking market uncertainty in one of Latin America’s most free-market economies.

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PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Falls: Poll

PERU POLITICS: Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Approval Falls: Poll

“The fall in popular support for Kuczynski could have many reasons, among them Alfredo Thorne’s exit from the economy ministry,” Ipsos Peru President Alfredo Torres said.

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CANADA POLITICS: Omar Khadr $10m Settlement Opposed By Two-Thirds of Canadians: Poll

CANADA POLITICS: Omar Khadr $10m Settlement Opposed By Two-Thirds of Canadians: Poll

29 per cent of Canadians would have offered Omar Khadr an apology and compensation while 25 per cent would have only apologized.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Beats Turnbull in New Poll

“It’s time for Malcolm Turnbull to listen to Australians and his own MPs and senators and just get this done,” Mr Shorten told Fairfax Media.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Fernandez Bloc Tied in Congressional Elections: Poll

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Fernandez Bloc Tied in Congressional Elections: Poll

Fernandez, who was president between 2007 and 2015, formed a new party independent of Peronism, Argentina’s dominant political movement, before announcing her bid for a Senate seat last month.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: 2018 Presidential Election: Lula, Silva Draw: Poll

BRAZIL POLITICS: 2018 Presidential Election: Lula, Silva Draw: Poll

Lula, a member of leftist Workers’ Party, takes all scenarios where he runs, with around 30 percent of support, despite facing several corruption trials.

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LESOTHO POLITICS: 2017 Election Biggest Winners and Losers

LESOTHO POLITICS: 2017 Election Biggest Winners and Losers

Dr Thabane and the ABC have consolidated, beyond question, their status as Lesotho’s most popular politician and party respectively. Read more.

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UK POLITICS: Election 2017: Theresa May 41.5, Jeremy Corbyn 40.4: New Poll Update

UK POLITICS: Election 2017: Theresa May 41.5, Jeremy Corbyn 40.4: New Poll Update

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s lead over Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has narrowed to just 1 percentage point, poll by Survation for ITV television.

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UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

UK POLITICS: Women, Middle-Aged Voters Punishing Theresa May: Poll

Survey shows Tories suffering from their wobble as Labour narrow gap to just five points, a quarter of lead Theresa May enjoyed before campaigning began.

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UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

UK POLITICS: Jeremy Corbyn Opens 17-Point Lead Over Theresa May in London: Poll

Opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn is now London’s favorite candidate for the British prime minister as his party has opened a 17-point lead over the ruling Conservatives in the capital, according to a newly released poll.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Swings Low in Poll

Failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken Theresa May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority in parliament would pitch British politics into turmoil.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

Voters also want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the Union, with 67% of respondents saying that they want to see further EU integration once a Brexit deal has been agreed.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Gains Support After Paris Attack: Poll

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Gains Support After Paris Attack: Poll

France Election 2017 Update: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen gained some support in the first opinion poll to be held entirely after the Paris attack.

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GERMANY POLITICS: 59% Germans Reject US Strike On Syrian Airbase: Poll

GERMANY POLITICS: 59% Germans Reject US Strike On Syrian Airbase: Poll

Moscow pointed out Syria eliminated its stockpiles of chemical weapons, which was confirmed by Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Favourites to Win: POLL

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Favourites to Win: POLL

Marine Le Pen remains favourite to win the first round of France’s presidential election but would lose the May 7 runoff against either the centre-right’s Francois Fillon or centrist Emmanuel Macron, two polls showed on Thursday.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Le Pen Gains Narrows Gap Against Macron, Fillon: Poll

FRANCE POLITICS: Le Pen Gains Narrows Gap Against Macron, Fillon: Poll

The Opinionway poll of voting intentions had Le Pen easily beating her four main rivals and winning the April 23 first round with a score of 27 percent to move through to the two-way runoff against either Macron or Fillon.

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