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Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Congress Has Worked A Full Week 14 Percent Of The Time Since 1978

The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate have reported for full, 5-day work weeks 258 times – or 13.5 percent of the 1,917 weeks Congress has been in session since Jan. 1, 1978.

09/23/2014

File photo of an obese patient being weighed on a scale. According to a new study, breath may indicate obesity as well as a recorded number of pounds. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll: Just 36 Percent Of Americans Believe They Are Overweight, Although 66 Percent Actually Are

About 66 percent of Americans are considered overweight or obese by modern health standards, but the majority (55 percent) do not believe they are overweight and say they are not trying to drop the pounds, according to a recent Gallup poll.

06/19/2014

55 percent of Americans tell Gallup they have a favorable view of Secretary of State John Kerry. (Getty Images)

After First Year, John Kerry Has Lower Approval Rating Than Most Recent Secretaries Of State

55 percent of Americans give the secretary of state a favorable rating.

03/08/2014

Gallup approval ratings give Hillary Clinton the edge over Joe Biden two-and-a-half years before the next presidential election. (Getty Images)

2016 Dem Preview? Clinton’s Favorability Higher Than Biden’s

Latest Gallup poll shows Clinton with 59 percent favorability, BIden’s is 46 percent.

02/22/2014

A computer screen reads, "Enroll by Dec. 23 for coverage starting as soon as Jan 1." as agents from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors help people purchase health insurance under the Affordable Care Act at the kiosk setup at the Mall of Americas on Dec. 22, 2013 in Miami, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: 36 Percent of Americans See Obamacare as Obama’s Biggest Failure

A new poll finds that more Americans believe that President Barack Obama’s signature health care law has been his biggest failure of his presidency rather than his biggest achievement.

12/23/2013

A view of the U.S. Capitol Building's Rotunda after a vote on Capitol Hill on Oct. 16, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Only 8 Percent Of Americans Believe Congressional Members Honest, Ethical

Are congressional lawmakers less ethical than used car salesmen? According to one poll they are.

12/16/2013

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange HealthCare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 69 Percent Of Americans Satisfied With Personal Health Care Plan

A majority of Americans are happy with their current health care plan.

11/25/2013

File photo of a woman getting an ultrasound. (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: 58 Percent of Americans Believe Women Should Have First Child By 25

A majority of Americans believe men and women should start having children in their mid-20s.

11/12/2013

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Poll: Majority Of Americans In Favor Of Legalizing Marijuana

For the first time in history, a clear majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana a new poll shows.

10/22/2013

File photo of people shopping in a grocery store. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Near-Record Number Of Americans Struggling To Afford Food

A recent Gallup Poll suggests that an increasing number of Americans are having trouble affording food.

09/12/2013

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