What kinds of Supreme Court cases interest Americans? Not campaign finance
The public paid relatively little attention to last week’s major Supreme Court ruling striking down campaign contribution limits, but other high-profile cases do get a lot of attention.
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Nearly Half of Public Says ‘Right Amount’ of Malaysian Jet Coverage
The public followed news about the missing Malaysia Airlines plane more closely than any other story last week. While the story has attracted extensive news coverage, most Americans do not feel there has been too much coverage of the missing jetliner.
What to anticipate in 2014? Many young adults say soccer’s World Cup
Nearly six-in-ten Americans (58%) say they’re “especially looking forward” to the Winter Olympics next month, including roughly equal shares of each age group. But when it comes to this year’s other quadrennial international sports event – the World Cup – it’s largely young people who are anticipating it. It’s not that young people aren’t looking […]
Christie Story Attracts Little Public Interest
The public paid far more attention to last week’s cold snap than to the controversy swirling around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.