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.

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.

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.

U.S. Politics Feb. 21, 2006

Youth and War

Neither hawks nor doves, America’s youth are more willing than their elders to give both war and peace a chance. A new poll analysis finds that generational differences on the use of force confound the stereotypes.

Internet & Tech Feb. 12, 2006

Not Looking for Love

Hold the heart-shaped candy; most singles in America aren’t actively seeking romance.

U.S. Politics Feb. 12, 2006

Midterm Match-Up: Partisan Tide vs. Safe Seats

This election year, two heavyweight political trends are poised for collision: GOP unpopularity and the growing power of incumbency.

U.S. Politics Feb. 3, 2006

Bush’s Concern Over Isolationism Reflects More Than Just Rhetoric

When President Bush delivered a strong warning against isolationism in his State of the Union address, he was speaking to a recent and dramatic turn in public opinion, indicated by Pew polling.