poll http://wrkf.org en Poll Focuses On Views From A Wide Array Of Latino Americans http://wrkf.org/post/poll-focuses-views-wide-array-latino-americans You've probably heard a lot about "the Latino voter" or the way companies are trying to win over "the Latino consumer."<p>It's a cliché to point out that Latinos, like every other ethnic group, are not monolithic. But let's say it one more time, anyway: Latinos are not monolithic.<p>That's underscored by a new major poll of nearly 1,500 Latino Americans by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:15:00 +0000 editor 21513 at http://wrkf.org Poll Focuses On Views From A Wide Array Of Latino Americans Gallup: Record Number Of Americans Identify As Independents http://wrkf.org/post/gallup-record-number-americans-identify-independents A record-high percentage of Americans identified as political independents last year, according to <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/166763/record-high-americans-identify-independents.aspx">a Gallup poll</a> released Monday.<p>The survey, based on more than 18,000 interviews conducted throughout the year, found that 42 percent identified as independent, the highest figure since the polling firm began conducting interviews by telephone 25 years ago.<p>In 2013, 31 percent identified as Democrats, while 25 percent identified as Republican.<p>According to Gallup, the percentage of Americans iden Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:47:00 +0000 Carly Cody 21040 at http://wrkf.org Gallup: Record Number Of Americans Identify As Independents Bobby Jindal One Of The Most Unpopular Governors In The Country, Poll Says http://wrkf.org/post/bobby-jindal-one-most-unpopular-governors-country-poll-says Bobby Jindal, once one of the most popular governors in the country, has seen his approval ratings slide over the past two-and-a-half years to just 37 percent, <a href="http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main/2013/02/landrieu-leads-potential-foes-for-reelection.html" target="_blank">according to a report released today</a> by the Public Policy Polling organization.<p>That 37 percent of voters who think he's doing a good job is a precipitous decline from the last PPP poll in 2010, when 58 percent of those polled gave him high marks and 34 percent disapproved. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 00:58:56 +0000 Jason Saul 6172 at http://wrkf.org