Will White Evangelicals Desert the GOP?
Although President Bush’s approval rating has declined as much among white evangelicals as among the public as a whole, so far evangelicals don’t seem likely to abandon the GOP this fall.
Attitudes Toward Immigration: In Black and White
African Americans are often more sympathetic to immigrants – except when it comes to jobs.
Maximum Support for Raising the Minimum
Republican or Democrat, rich or poor, north, east, south or west, the U.S. public says it’s time for a big boost for the lowest paid.
In Search of Ideologues in America
Many Americans do not fit well within into either the conservative or liberal camps. Instead they find a home in one of two other U.S. political traditions, libertarian and populist, or defy attempts to pigeon-hole them.
Beyond partisanship — and behind those healthy economic indicators — Americans may be seeing something that most economists overlook.
Can’t Get No Satisfaction
Public contentment with state of nation dips below 30%
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.
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.
Both Reds and Blues Go Green on Energy
But divisions within both political parties block consensus on eco-friendly alternatives to oil.
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.