Monday, July 17, 2017

UPDATE. Presidential politics and fuzzy thinking in Iowa

Iowa Poll: As independents sour on Trump, disapproval rating tops 50%.  (Des Moines Register, 7/16/2017)
The fuzzy thinking of Eleen Pieper.  Poll respondent Ellen Pieper is among those disapproving of the president's performance so far. The independent from Waukee voted for Trump and said she still believes in his ideas and qualifications. It’s how he behaves that bothers her.  

Original 7/16/2017 post, Many Iowans weren't thinking longterm -- or not thinking at all - when voting for President last year", starts here.

58% of Iowans oppose Congress' actions on health care, new Iowa Poll shows.  (Des Moines Register, 7/15/2017)
The new poll comes as Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate are struggling to push through their version of a health reform bill. No Democrats plan to vote for the bill, which would curtail significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The bill needs support from at least 50 of the Senate’s 52 Republican members. Iowa’s senators, Republicans Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, have not yet said how they will vote.

Source:  CNN

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