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Help Congress break gridlockEvery Member of Congress could use input from their constituents that is better informed and more relevant to the decisions they face

Create a Citizen CabinetA scientifically selected representative sample of Americans in each district or state would be regularly consulted on policy issues, using new online interactive tools

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Inform and engage citizensMake Citizen Cabinet tools available to all Americans, so they can get better informed and more effectively communicate their views to Congress

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    Social Security turns 80 today

    August 13, 2015

    Social Security celebrates its 80th “birthday” today, having been established with the Social Security Act of 1935. Many have called it the most successful government program of all time. Many have also called it the “third rail of American politics,” meaning, to attempt any change in the program is political suicide. Our earlier survey on […]

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    The Iran deal: consensus emerges as people learn more about it

    July 29, 2015

    Two surveys have just come out on the Iran nuclear deal that showed very different results. The one that simply asked for their initial reaction found plurality opposition, while the one that explained what the deal was about found solid majority support. The Pew Research Center first asked people whether they had “heard about a […]

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    Fixing Social Security: Recommendations of the Citizen Cabinet

    July 27, 2015

    “Fixing Social Security: Recommendations of the Citizen Cabinet” is a comparative analysis of the results of Citizen Cabinet surveys nationally and in the states of Oklahoma, Maryland and Virginia on the looming Social Security shortfall. In all three states, large majorities – overall and for both parties – chose options that would cover at least […]

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