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Why Gary Johnson Won't Shut Up About Marijuana

Why Gary Johnson Won't Shut Up About Marijuana | Up in the zoo | Scoop.it

Garry Johnson, a libertarian in support for legalization of marijuana, has hoping to be a part of the deabtes in hopes that it will help him gain votes in the presidential election. he is using the pot issue to draw attention to himself, which is quite smart considering 50% of americans are for legalization of pot. this is giving him free plubicity as well as a negative issue to point at obama with, he doesnt support the legalization, but smoked himself in high school. he will only have a shot at the election if he can be a part of the debates and become more well known to america.

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Mitt Romney gets little or no convention bounce, polls indicate

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According to new polling, Mitt Romney got little bounce from the Republican National Convention. although the bounce was not high, we was able to at least get rid if the deficit bettween him and obama, matching his 45%. 

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Trends in Party Identification of Religious Groups - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life -- Jewish Support for the GOP Rises

Trends in Party Identification of Religious Groups - Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life -- Jewish Support for the GOP Rises | Up in the zoo | Scoop.it

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Since 2008, the share of voters identifying with or leaning toward the GOP has either grown or held steady among major religious groups.
this article showed the increase in most religious groups' affiliation towards the GOP as well as the overall party identification from 2008 to 2011. 
there has been a 12% increase in republican backing from the mormons, but there has been a 1%-9% increase in republican backing from many other religions (protestant, jewish, catholic, even atheist, ect.) as well. 

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