Where is Afghanistan going?

    Shopping will not be the main priority for most Americans during this holiday season. Most are concerned about the impact of the health care reform in their lives, followed closely by President Obama’s decision on committing more troops to Afghanistan.

    Shopping will not be the main priority for most Americans during this holiday season. Most are concerned about the impact of the health care reform in their lives, followed closely by President Obama’s decision on committing more troops to Afghanistan. All that and women protesting the new mammography guidelines, 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:

    – Next week, President Barack Obama will reveal his course of direction for the war in  Afghanistan. Do Americans want to commit more soldiers to the effort ?

    – Gallup has first reaction from women of America to highly controversial mammogram panel recommendation.

    – Senate debate on health care reform legislation continues – how does the public want their representative to vote?

    – Small business owners and financial experts will gather at the White House this coming Thursday when President Obama announces “Forum on Jobs and Economic Growth.” Where is the input from the common citizen?

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