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    Economy, health care and Afghanistan top list of concerns

    The economy, closely followed by the health care report and then the war in Afghanistan are foremost on American’s list of concerns as the year ends.

    The economy, closely followed by the health care report and then the war in Afghanistan are foremost on American’s list of concerns as the year ends. All that and more in this week’s What Are We Thinking with Frank Newport, Editor-in-Chief at the Gallup Poll and WHYY’s Dave Heller.

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    This week on What Are We Thinking:
    – President Obama was on 60 Minutes last Sunday…. In that interview, Steve Kroft led into a question about Afghanistan by saying “Most Americans right now don’t believe this war is worth fighting.” Is that so?

    – Are Americans in a global treaty that would commit the country to significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions?

    – Does the public care about the Tiger Woods situation, and what advice would they give him?

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