Dec 4, 2013

Harvard poll finds Millennials have turned sour on Obama

A new survey by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics finds that 18-to-29 year olds now have a more negative view of his presidency. But the declines are not greater than those of other age groups.

Dec 4, 2013

Americans put low priority on promoting democracy abroad

Promoting democracy abroad was cited as a top foreign policy priority by just 18% of Americans.

Dec 2, 2013

As tensions rise in Asia, a look at how Japanese, South Koreans and Chinese view each other

Vice President Joseph Biden is in Asia on a trip that will take him to Japan, South Korea and China for high-level meetings that come at a time when tensions have ratcheted up in the region over China’s decision to declare an air defense zone over disputed islands – just one of the issues underlying […]

Nov 26, 2013

Anxious about the economy, more Americans worry about their jobs

About six-in-ten Americans worry that they will lose their jobs due to the current state of the economy.

Nov 22, 2013

Democrats’ support of health care law falls after rocky rollout

Support for the new health care law took a beating in November – particularly among Democrats – during a period when many Americans paid close attention to the heavy news coverage of its problem-plagued rollout, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking poll released today

Nov 21, 2013

First female marines graduate from corps’ grueling infantry course

Three entry-level enlisted women graduate today from the Marine Corps’ infantry training course, as military researches readiness of women for combat roles.

Nov 20, 2013

Public has mixed views about government regulation of banks

About half of Americans believe the government has not gone far enough in regulating financial institutions, but a substantial segment of the public disagrees.

Nov 19, 2013

Beirut bombings follow fears of Syrian war fallout

A pair of suicide bombings today struck near the Iranian Embassy in Lebanon, the latest violence in a country where concerns have run high about Iran’s influence and the spillover of violence from the civil war in Syria.

Nov 19, 2013

Gettysburg Address: Americans still find the Civil War relevant to today’s politics

Today is the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, his speech about a war that more than half of Americans say is still relevant to modern day U.S. politics.

Nov 13, 2013

Homeland Security is viewed favorably by Americans ahead of Jeh Johnson’s hearing

About two-thirds of Americans have a positive view of the Department of Homeland Security.