Fact Tank Dec. 7, 2015

As more money flows into campaigns, Americans worry about its influence

There’s more money in the political system than at any time since the reforms of the 1970s, a trend that concerns most Americans regardless of party or ideology.

Fact Tank Dec. 4, 2015

How Pew Research Center studied the Washington press corps

Jesse Holcomb, associate director of research at the Center, explains how the new report was put together.

Dec. 4, 2015

The link between a college education and a lasting marriage

College-educated women have an almost eight-in-ten chance of still being married after two decades.

Fact Tank Dec. 3, 2015

5 key takeaways about today’s Washington press corps

The face of the Washington press corps has changed markedly in recent years, transformed by an increase in the number of journalists working for “niche” publications and digital startups.

Dec. 2, 2015

Religious groups’ policies on transgender members vary widely

Religious institutions are starting to formally address the participation of transgender people in their congregations, much as they have with the issue of accepting homosexuals.

Fact Tank Dec. 2, 2015

Women, more than men, say climate change will harm them personally

In wealthier nations, women are more likely than men to consider climate change a serious problem, be concerned it will harm them personally and say that major lifestyle changes are needed to solve the problem.

Fact Tank Dec. 1, 2015

Republicans divided by income over government’s role in ‘safety net’ issues

There are stark socioeconomic differences within the GOP when it comes to issues like poverty, health care and education.

Fact Tank Nov. 29, 2015

People worldwide support a global emissions agreement

But the degree of concern about climate change varies markedly from country to country.

Fact Tank Nov. 25, 2015

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.

Fact Tank Nov. 25, 2015

In politics, most Americans feel they’re on the losing side

It could be a sign of the times – or something more lasting – but far more Americans today feel like their side is losing more often than winning in politics.