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North Dakota Goes From 1st To 23rd In Happiest State Ranking

North Dakota Goes From 1st To 23rd In Happiest State Ranking

In 2014, when it was announced by Gallup that North Dakota was the happiest state in the union in 2013, the news was immediately touted by Republicans around the state. They saw it as proof positive that their policies are working. But the 2015 survey results, covering polling done in 2014, shows North Dakota tumbling


Why Democrats Aren’t Likely To Gain Ground In North Dakota This Year

After a negative post about the NDGOP’s dismal 2014 fundraising, I suppose I should give Republicans a pick-me-up, so here it is. According to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, North Dakota is tops in the nation. “More than 178,000 interviews nationwide fueled the 2013 analysis, which examined Americans’ perceptions on topics such as physical and emotional health,

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North Dakota Leads States In Percentage Of Population Working

A couple of days ago Gallup released numbers showing North Dakota tops among states in that organization’s Job Creation Index. Now Gallup has another report out, this time measuring the payroll-to-population rate. “Gallup’s P2P metric tracks the percentage of the adult population aged 18 and older that is employed full time for an employer for


“Those who are familiar with the healthcare law are significantly more likely to oppose it”

Almost from the day Obamacare was shoved through Congress by a Democrat supermajority, the left has explained away the law’s poor approval ratings by suggesting that the more Americans get to know it the more they’ll like it. President Obama and his allies have even suggested that eventually the law’s critics would stop calling it


Obamacare Convincing Americans That Government Shouldn’t Promote Health Coverage

This trend line from Gallup is all the more impressive when you consider the context that goes along with the major shift it illustrates. As Democrats proposed, fought for, passed and implemented Obamacare Americans have become less convinced that health care coverage ought to be something the government concerns itself with. Here’s the partisan breakdown,


North Dakota Has The Fewest Number Of Self-Identified Gays In The Nation

I posted this earlier today in the headlines. According to Gallup, North Dakota has the lowest percentage in the nation of citizens identifying themselves as gay, lesbian or transgendered. PRINCETON, NJ — The percentage of U.S. adults who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) ranges from 1.7% in North Dakota to 5.1% in

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Is North Dakota One Of The Most Conservative States In America?

A new Gallup poll has North Dakota ranked as one of the most conservative in America based on how North Dakotans describe themselves: By many measures, the state is quite conservative. The presence of just one abortion clinic, just barely across the border from Minnesota in Fargo, speaks to how socially conservative the state is.