Key opinion points for 2014: Health care, mid-term elections, approval ratings for Obama and Congress

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    On this frigid Friday, we ponder public priorities for 2014 with Frank Newport, editor in chief of the Gallup Poll.

    Together, we’ll take a look at:

    Key public opinion focus points that will be most important to monitor in 2014.
    Whether the stock market ending the year on a record high point translates to improved consumer confidence.
    The annual Consumer Electronics Show starting next week in Las Vegas.
    Just what electronic gizmos and gadgets Americans own now compared to 2005, when Gallup last asked the question.
    The choice of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as Americans’ most-admired man and woman — again.

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