U.S. Politics Videos Dec. 3, 2013

Video: America’s Place in the World

Highlights from the report, “Public Sees U.S. Power Declining as Support for Global Engagement Slips.” For the first time in nearly a half century of polling, a majority agrees that the United States should mind its own business internationally.

U.S. Politics Infographic Jun. 6, 2013

Changing Attitudes on Same Sex Marriage, Gay Friends and Family

As support for gay marriage continues to grow, 72% of Americans say that legal recognition of same-sex marriage is “inevitable.”

U.S. Politics Quizzes Apr. 22, 2013

Quiz: Science and Technology Knowledge

Do you know more about science and technology than the average American? Take our 13-question quiz to test your knowledge of scientific concepts.

U.S. Politics Data Visualization Apr. 11, 2013

How Do Americans Feel About Doing Their Taxes?

Most say they dislike – or even hate – doing their taxes, but about a third say they like it – or even love it. Click through the responses in this interactive to find out why.

U.S. Politics Data Visualization Apr. 4, 2013

Public Opinion and Marijuana: Shifting Attitudes, Events and Laws

For the first time, more Americans now favor legalizing marijuana than those who oppose it, according to a new Pew Research report. Pew Research explores events that have taken place over the last 40 years and the states’ legal actions on marijuana use.

U.S. Politics Slide Show Apr. 4, 2013

Marijuana: Changing Attitudes

Highlights from the report, “Majority Now Supports Legalizing Marijuana.”

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U.S. Politics Data Visualization Jan. 17, 2013

Data: Twelve Years of the Public’s Top Priorities

Interactive chart shows the top priorities for the president and Congress, as stated by the public over the last 12 years.

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U.S. Politics Data Visualization Jan. 17, 2013

Timeline: Obama’s Approval Ratings Over his First Term

President Obama is in a strong position at the start of his second term. At 52%, his job approval rating is among the highest since the earliest months of his presidency. But it has certainly had its ups and downs.