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Why am I posting such an unapologetically pro-Obama article? Because, it does a great job of explaining the effect of Tuesday's election on the Supreme Court. If you are a Republican, just switch Kulash's issues to the other side and cheer for the more conservative justices. You, too, will be see why the Supremes matter so much.
The economy, unemployment, the federal deficit, dissatisfaction with government, and healthcare are the top five issues facing the country as President Obama prepares for a second term. This article reviews Americans' views on each.
A sizable minority of adults choose not to vote or are unable to vote. By their absence, they also will affect the outcome. Nonvoters are numerous; in 2008, they constituted about 43% of the voting age population.
A recent survey finds Latino Catholic voters strongly favor Obama, while Latino evangelical Protestants are more closely divided in their support for Obama and Romney. The survey also finds rising support for same-sex marriage among Latinos.
Gallup's landmark study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans finds that 44% identify as Democrat, 43% as independent, and 13% as Republican. Conservative LGBT Americans share similar traits with conservatives overall.