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Polls About Race Can Elicit Dishonest Responses

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Polls About Race Can Elicit Dishonest Responses

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Have you ever given an untruthful answer to a survey question about race? Guest discuss honesty — and dishonesty — in the polls. Also: a look at the presidential candidates' take on energy policies and new names in the veep-stakes.

Guests:

Ron Elving, NPR senior Washington editor

Michael Schober, dean and professor of psychology at the New School for Social Research

Andrew Kohut, director of the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press