Rich Morin is a senior editor at the Pew Research Center. He is a veteran newsman and pollster with more than 30 years experience in newspaper journalism. Before joining the Pew Research Center, he served as polling editor, staff writer and columnist for the Washington Post. He serves on the executive council of the American Association for Public Opinion Research and on the board of directors for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut. He has authored reports on veterans, the recession and the middle class.