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A new poll shows that although his favorability and job performance ratings have sunk to record lows, a majority of New Yorkers believe Governor Andrew Cuomo has made New York a better place.

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The latest Siena College poll shows consumer confidence has dropped sharply in 2019.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President Trump's Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C., and reports that Justin Amash, the only Republican in Congress to publicly argue for the president's impeachment, is leaving the Republican Party. 

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As Independence Day arrives, it’s a divisive time in the U.S.  Siena College is out with the results of a survey asking New Yorkers about patriotism.

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New Yorkers are split on the Mueller Report and whether President Donald Trump should be impeached, according to a new poll.

A new poll shows while New Yorkers would prefer Kirsten Gillibrand over Bill de Blasio in a 2020 presidential run, they're not keen on Andrew Cuomo staying on as governor for a fourth term.

According to a new poll, most registered voters in New York support the plastic bag ban recently passed by the state legislature, but not the banning of mugshots.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks with WAMC's Alan Chartock on The Roundtable March 18, 2019.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a border deal reached "in principle" by House and Senate negotiators Monday night, and opposing rallies held by President Trump and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke. He also comments on a new Siena poll reporting a drop in New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating. 

Consumer sentiment among New Yorkers is up - a new Siena poll says the trend is driven by increasing future optimism.

A new Siena poll finds New Yorkers are not at all satisfied with their lives.

A recent poll shows New Yorkers are feeling more confident when it comes to spending money.

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Earlier this year, the Siena College Research Institute conducted a four-part poll that took a comprehensive look at the scope of the opioid crisis in New York. Today Siena is out with an addendum.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the New York attorney general's lawsuit against the Trump Foundation. Dr. Chartock also discusses the recent Siena poll showing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as the frontrunner in the gubernatorial race. 

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Five months before Election Day, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is looking strong to win a third term, according to the latest Siena poll released this morning.

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The Siena College Research Institute has released the final installment of a four-part poll that takes a comprehensive look at the scope of the opioid crisis in New York. 

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In what’s being called a first-of-its-kind four-part poll, the Siena College Research Institute takes a comprehensive look at the scope of the opioid crisis in New York State.

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A new Siena College poll suggests New Yorkers still prefer Governor Andrew Cuomo over the Democrat’s current challengers in this year’s election. Cuomo recently lost the support of groups like Citizen Action and the Working Families Party.

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The school shooting in Parkland, Florida last month is having an effect on New York politics.

Part two of a new Siena Research Institute poll released this week finds Governor Andrew Cuomo enjoying his best favorability rating in years. The poll also measured New Yorkers' feelings about the new tax law. 

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A new Siena Research Institute poll released on this Martin Luther King Day surveyed New Yorkers on race relations, discrimination and sexual harassment. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas spoke with pollster Steve Greenberg.

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With that gift-giving time of year quickly approaching, the way people purchase presents is changing. Some prefer online shopping. But others will visit retailers close to home, including big box department stores and shopping malls.

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Ahead of the pivotal September 12 primary, three leading Democrats aspiring to get the party nod in the race for mayor of Albany are debating for the first time tonight.

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Democrats in Albany appear to favor incumbent Mayor Kathy Sheehan for another term as mayor. Figures are in from a new Spectrum News/Siena College poll.

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A new Siena Research Institute poll shows New Yorkers are evenly split about the future of the country under President-elect Donald Trump.

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Just before the major party conventions, there’s a new poll out from the Siena Research Institute. But if you’re ready for a break from politics, you’re not alone. This poll is about New Yorkers and their summer plans.

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Democratic and Republican voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District head to the polls today. Democrats are choosing between Zephyr Teachout and Will Yandik while Republicans may vote for John Faso or Andrew Heaney. The competitive seat is open as Republican Chris Gibson is not seeking re-election.

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Former Assemblyman John Faso and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout hold commanding leads in a new Time Warner-Siena College poll released on the eve of New York's 19th district Congressional primary.

With just a few weeks left until the end of the legislative session, a new poll finds New York voters are still craving reform in state government, and they’d rather not see a new law to expand state gambling by legalizing daily fantasy sports.

A new Siena College poll released this morning — the same day of former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing — finds corruption the most pressing issue among New York residents.

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