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  • According to the latest “Back-to-Normal Barometer,” roughly 50% of college football fans and 49% of NFL fans under age 44 would be more upset if the upcoming football season was canceled. Get more insights from the survey in this article from The Well News....

  • As Coronavirus numbers continue to increase across the US, Americans are wrestling with decisions around schooling, childcare, and returning to work. This top-line data review from late July 2020 tracks consumer perceptions as the pandemic continues to affect American daily life....

  • The latest Back-to-Normal Barometer results indicate that as much as 68% of Republicans who are "ready to go" back to travel and leisure activities, have concerns about resuming as media continues to cover protests and riots across the country....

  • Jon Last, President of the Sports & Leisure Research Group joins Cheddar to discuss the most recent 'Back-to-Normal Barometer' Survey and why golfers are more optimistic....

  • As Congress is reviewing options for a new COVID-19 stimulus package, the most recent Back To Normal Barometer survey found that 80% of Americans support expanding paid sick and family leave to include businesses with 500 or more employees. Get more survey results in Paul Bedard's latest article....

  • As Coronavirus numbers surge across the US, Americans are less optimistic than ever about the future. This top-line data review from July 2020 tracks consumer perceptions as the pandemic continues to affect American daily life. ...

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“While there were many unifying moments, the president took time to appeal to his base over issues that split the parties such as investigations, immigration and abortion,” said Ron Bonjean, a longtime Republican strategist in Washington. “Nothing has changed after tonight’s delivery by Trump because both...

  The latest showdown between Venezuela’s illegitimate regime and its opposition may be the first real breakthrough for democracy there in 20 years. Since the country began its post-Chavez decline in 2013, there have been many moments when onlookers suggested that the regime was going to...

  Like it or not, the race for 2020 has begun. Day by day the democratic field grows, with more and more presidential hopefuls throwing their hats into the ring. It’s a well-worn script. But there’s something else noticeably different this time around, the candidates are...

  Rodell Mollineau, the former head of Democratic super PAC American Bridge and now a partner in the strategic communications firm ROKK Solutions, agrees that voters are more forgiving on policy inconsistencies than we give them credit. "A media consultant told me something that I’ve always...