Global Views on Castro and Cuba
Fidel Castro ends his long tenure as president of Cuba with international opinion mixed on the question of whether his leadership has been good or bad for his country.
Fast, Mobile Internet Access Adds to Privacy Problems
Many Americans are jumping into the participatory Web without considering all the privacy implications.
Evolving Media Expectations Plaguing All Remaining Candidates
The presidential campaign again dominated news coverage but the journalistic narratives were not really the ones for which any of the remaining candidates were were probably hoping.
Young Voters in the 2008 Presidential Primaries
Beyond the vote, the exit polls point to interesting differences — and similarities — between younger and older Democratic voters.
Patterns of Distinction
Super Tuesday revealed distinct – and somewhat suprising — voting patterns across the nation that may shape the course ahead in the closely contested Democratic race.
Super Tuesday Results Suggest Race Card May Be A Joker in the Primary Deck
Race still plays a role in U.S. politics but it showed up in surprising ways in tallies from Democratic primary elections so far this year.
McCain Wins the Coverage Battle as Media Move to Anoint Him
By generating more coverage than any other candidate last week, and easily outdistancing his GOP rivals, Sen. John McCain rode a media narrative of near inevitability last week. Plus, Sen. Ted Kennedy becomes a major newsmaker.
A Look at the Numbers
So far, the 2008 primaries and caucuses have been anything but predictable — comebacks, fallbacks, not to mention surprised pollsters. But a closer look reveals some common themes that have emerged.
GOP Debate’s Economic Focus Mirrors Country’s Growing Concern
But candidates’ perceptions on economic growth and tax cuts diverge from overall public priorities.
Do Blacks and Hispanics Get Along?
In general the nation’s two largest minorities think well of each other, but there are some important differences, a Pew survey finds.