Religion Mar. 22, 2006

Mixed Trends in Religious Tolerance

Will Muslims and Evangelicals gain the public acceptance that Jews and Catholics now enjoy?

U.S. Politics Mar. 22, 2006

Can’t Get No Satisfaction

Public contentment with state of nation dips below 30%

Mar. 14, 2006

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

One in five Americans (22%) now has a close relative married to someone of a different race.

U.S. Politics Mar. 14, 2006

Do Deficits Matter Anymore? Apparently Not to the Public

The federal debt has escalated in recent years but runaway deficits no longer top the political agenda as in the 1990s, according to a new poll analysis.

Media & News Mar. 14, 2006

State of the News Media

As audiences shift to new online media, print’s problems have accelerated. But newspapers can still avoid a death spiral, according to the Project for Excellence in Journalism.

U.S. Politics Mar. 7, 2006

Independents Sour on Incumbents

Allegations of corruption are fueling political discontent among independents, who are unhappy with Congress in general and their own representatives in particular.

Hispanic Mar. 7, 2006

Unauthorized Migrants Number 11.5-12 Million

The population of unauthorized migrants in the U.S. is between 11.5 million and 12 million, according to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center.

Mar. 7, 2006

Gauging Family Intimacy

Most dog and cat owners think of their pets as family. Almost all describe their relationship to their pets as “close.” Dear old dad doesn’t fare quite as well.

U.S. Politics Feb. 28, 2006

Both Reds and Blues Go Green on Energy

But divisions within both political parties block consensus on eco-friendly alternatives to oil.

Global Feb. 28, 2006

India: Pro-America, Pro-Bush

This week, President Bush visits a country whose people hold both him and the U.S. in high regard.