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ARMED SERVICES

89

Number of confirmed suicides among Army soldiers in 2007. If 32 suspected suicides are corroborated, the 2007 rate will be the highest since the Army started keeping track in 1980

2,000

Number of soldiers who tried to take their own life or injure themselves in 2007, up from 1,500 in 2006

STATE OF THE UNION

76%

Percentage of Democrats and Republicans who said strengthening America's economy should be a top priority this year

12%

Percentage of Republicans who said global warming is a top concern, down from 23% last year. Among Democrats, 47% cited the environment as a...

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