Fact Tank Jun. 13, 2013

Half of Americans who are knowledgeable about immigration bill support it

People who are relatively knowledgeable about the immigration bill favor the legislation by 50% to 33%.

Fact Tank Jun. 12, 2013

The “been down so long it looks like up” economy

Fewer than one in five Americans rate the U.S. economy as “excellent” or “good”

Fact Tank Jun. 11, 2013

Eligible Latino voters who didn’t go to polls in 2012 outnumbered those who did

While a record 11.2 million Latinos voted in the 2012 presidential election, an even greater number – 12.1 million—eligible voters did not do so.

Fact Tank Jun. 10, 2013

Another Gender Gap: Men Spend More Time in Leisure Activities

Men spend more time than women – about five hours more a week – in leisure activities such as TV, playing games and sports.

Fact Tank Jun. 7, 2013

World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think

There are about 1.6 billion Muslims, or 23% of the world’s population, making Islam the second-largest religion.

Fact Tank Jun. 6, 2013

Most Americans say global warming is real, but opinions split on why

Nearly seven in 10 Americans agree that there’s solid evidence the earth’s average temperature has been rising over the past few decades.

Fact Tank Jun. 5, 2013

Prime Minister Erdogan popular in Turkey broadly, but less so in Istanbul

A majority of Turks say they have a favorable view of Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

Fact Tank Jun. 4, 2013

A minority of Americans own guns, but just how many is unclear

More than a third of Americans say they or someone in their household owns a gun.

Fact Tank Jun. 3, 2013

Nearly half of adults say they’ve tried marijuana, but not recently

About one in eight Americans say they’ve used marijuana within the past year.

Fact Tank May. 31, 2013

Gun policy more of a “make or break” voting issue for gun rights defenders

Gun rights supporters are 10 percentage points more likely than gun control advocates to say they would not vote for a candidate who differs on the issue.