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Is there a patriotism gap?
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Despite prolonged economic troubles, deep political divisions, headaches abroad, and a sense the country is on the wrong track, the heartening news this summer is a majority of people say they often feel proud to be an American.A new Pew Research Center poll divides the public into seven political categories. There are "steadfast conservatives" who embrace social and small-government conservatism. "Business conservatives" who are more pro-Wall Street.