Fact TankDecember 1, 1999

Views of Tea Party Supporters Grow More Negative

More Americans now think that members of Congress who support the Tea Party are having a negative effect than said that in January, at the start of the new Congress.

Fact TankDecember 1, 1999

Wealth Gaps Rise to Record Highs Between Whites, Blacks, Hispanics

The bursting of the housing market bubble in 2006 and the recession that followed from late 2007 to mid-2009 took a far greater toll on the wealth of minorities than whites.

Fact TankDecember 1, 1999

U.S. Status as World’s Superpower Challenged by Rise of China

While the United States is now seen more favorably around the world than it was in the Bush years, its image faces a new challenge: doubts about America’s superpower status.

Fact TankDecember 1, 1999

The Latino Electorate in 2010: More Voters, More Non-Voters

While a record number of Latinos voted in 2010, Latino participation rates have lagged that of other groups in recent elections.