Tucson and Prescott Residents Among People Least-Satisfied With Where They Live

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A survey of nearly 200 U.S. metro areas shows people in Tucson and Prescott aren't exactly the happiest about the city they live in.

According to a Gallup poll, no metro area was full of people who hate where they live, as the least-satisfied city in America still had the approval of nearly 73 percent of the people. Tucson and Prescott were on the lower end of the scale, with 81.5 percent of Tucson residents saying they're satisfied with their city, and 82.1 percent of Prescott residents saying they're satisfied with their city.

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Poll: 57 Percent of Arizona Residents Trust the State Government

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Surprise of the day: More than half of Arizonans actually trust the state government.

According to a Gallup poll, 57 percent of Arizona residents trust the state government, which seems extraordinarily high, given the circumstances.

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Poll: Republicans May Pay Obamacare Fine Just Because They're Republicans

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Uninsured Republicans may be willing to pay the Obamacare fine instead of buying health insurance just because they're Republicans, a Gallup poll indicates.

If true, it makes a lot of sense why a state like Arizona, which has one of the highest rates of uninsured people in the nation, but also has a relatively low number of people buying insurance through the exchange established by the Affordable Care Act.

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John McCain's the Least-Popular Senator in the Country, Poll Finds

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No U.S. Senator gets worse reviews from his constituents than Senator John McCain, according to poll results.

About 30 percent of the Arizonans polled by Public Policy Polling said they approve of McCain's job performance, whereas 54 percent said they disapprove.

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No One Leading Race for Arizona Governor

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For the second month in a row, pollsters have found that Arizonans don't really know who they'd like to see as their next governor.

In results released today, Public Policy Polling found the leader in the GOP primary to be "undecided," at 34 percent. The leading GOP candidate is Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who, at 20 percent support, is ahead of seven other Republican candidates.

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Nobody Really Knows Who They Like for Arizona Governor, Poll Shows

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Nobody really knows who they like in the race for governor, according to a poll released today.

For example, according to the Behavior Research Center's Rocky Mountain Poll, 72 percent of Democrats said they're uncommitted, while the well-funded candidate who's been in Arizona Democratic politics for decades is apparently tied with a guy from rural Arizona that most people have never heard of.

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More Arizonans Calling Themselves Moderates, Fewer Calling Themselves Conservatives

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The percentage of Arizonans who call themselves "conservative" is down, and the percentage who call themselves "moderates" is up, according to Gallup's annual poll on the subject.

Gallup's done this poll for years now, and this is the first time in at least five years that moderates outnumbered the conservatives.

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Arizona's Levels of Very Religious and Nonreligious People About the Same, Poll Says

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Arizona's one of the few states where the levels of very religious and nonreligious people are about the same, according to poll results.

In Gallup's annual survey of religion across the country, researchers found that about 36 percent in Arizona say religion's a big part of their lives and that they regularly attend church services, while 35 percent said religion's not really important to them and that they don't attend church services.

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Joe Arpaio's Approval Rating a Measly 37 Percent

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Pollsters say Sheriff Joe Arpaio's job-approval rating is 37 percent.

Although that seems extraordinarily high, it's the lowest rating the Behavior Research Center has found for Arpaio since it began polling on the subject in 1996.

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Did Jeff Flake's Apple Fall Far From the Tree?

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Senator Jeff Flake
In case you missed it, Republican Senator Jeff Flake's 15-year-old son has made a whole lot of racist and homophobic comments on the Internet.

In addition to using words like "faggot," "Jew," and "beaner" on social media, Tanner Flake's handle in an iPhone game was "N1ggerKiller."

See also:
-Jeff Flake's Son Pretends to Commit Suicide in Video
-Jeff Flake's Son Calls Himself "N1ggerKiller"

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