Sep 23, 2013

The challenges of counting the nation’s unauthorized immigrants

A talk with Pew Research Center senior demographer Jeffrey S. Passel on the challenges of counting the nation’s unauthorized immigrants.

Sep 20, 2013

Chart of the Week: How Detroit went bust

Charts from the Detroit Free Press depict decades of mismanagement, missed opportunities and poor fiscal choices.

Sep 19, 2013

Most uninsured Americans live in states that won’t run their own Obamacare exchanges

Almost six-in-ten uninsured Americans live in states that haven’t set up their own health-insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.

Sep 18, 2013

How’s the economy doing? Depends on whether you’re a Democrat or Republican

Americans perceptions of the economy differ significantly by partisanship, regardless of what the actual economic data show.

Sep 18, 2013

After recession, more children living with Grandma or Grandpa

In 2011, about 3 million U.S. children were living with and being primarily cared for by a grandparent.

Sep 17, 2013

5 facts about Hispanics for Hispanic Heritage Month

Facts and figures to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

Sep 13, 2013

Chart of the Week: A stroll down financial-crisis memory lane

A short history of the financial crisis that exploded five years ago, in one chart.

Sep 13, 2013

Nation’s debt has nearly reached its $16.7 trillion ceiling

The federal debt ceiling is nearly $16.7 trillion.

Sep 12, 2013

Americans perceive an uneven recovery — and they’re right

Americans have a pretty good sense of how well different aspects of the economy have — and haven’t — recovered from the Great Recession.

Sep 11, 2013

Colorado recall points to greater intensity among gun-rights supporters

Supporters of gun-rights tend to feel more strongly about their position, and more willing to act on it politically, than backers of gun-control legislation.