Majority of Americans say banks, large corporations benefitted most from U.S. economic policies
Nearly seven-in-ten Americans say large banks and financial institutions have benefited the most from post-recession government policies.
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.
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.
Five years after country’s fiscal crisis, wide partisan gap exists over financial regulation
The share of Republicans who say government regulation of financial institutions has gone too far is 38 percentage points higher than Democrats.
Public ranks the deficit much higher than immigration overhaul as a priority
About half of Americans believe it is essential for the president and Congress to enact major immigration legislation this year.
Nation’s debt has nearly reached its $16.7 trillion ceiling
The federal debt ceiling is nearly $16.7 trillion.
It’s a woman’s (social media) world
The average gap between the proportion of men and women who use social media
U.S. spends over $16 billion annually on counter-terrorism
Amount the U.S. intelligence community proposed to spend on counter-terrorism in fiscal 2013.
The falling price of a smartphone
Decline in the average selling price of smartphones over past two years.
Most Americans see terrorism as part of life in the future
Three-quarters of Americans said in the wake of the Boston bombings that occasional acts of terrorism will be part of U.S. life in the future.