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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 Mar. 12, 2013

Gun Rights vs. Gun Control

The Pew Research Center has tracked shifting public opinion on gun rights and gun control over the past 20 years. Explore our polling data to discover how demographics influence public opinion on guns.

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U.S. Politics Quizzes Feb. 5, 2013

Quiz: Test Your News Knowledge

Take our latest News IQ quiz and see how you compare to the others who answered the questions as part of a national survey.

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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.

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U.S. Politics Infographic, Slide Show Dec. 20, 2012

Timeline: Top News Stories of 2012

A look at the public’s top 15 news stories of 2012, according to Pew Research Center’s News Interest Index.

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U.S. Politics Slide Show Dec. 17, 2012

Slideshow: The Year in Review 2012

Take a look at Pew Research Center’s top findings of the year that told us a bigger story about the trends shaping our world.

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U.S. Politics Quizzes Nov. 15, 2012

Quiz: Election Report Card

Grade the performance of the candidates and the media in the 2012 presidential election. Then compare your results to the opinions of all voters, Obama voters, and Romney voters.

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U.S. Politics Slide Show Sep. 27, 2012

Slideshow: Highlights from the Changing News Landscape Report

Online and digital news consumption continues to increase, with more people getting news on cell phones, tablets or other mobile platforms.

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U.S. Politics Data Visualization, Infographic Sep. 16, 2012

Data: 2012 Election Voter Preferences