Barack Obama’s Religious Biography
Part of a series of profiles of the 2012 presidential candidates and their religious beliefs.
Obama Support for Gay Marriage Public’s Top Story
President Obama’s expression of support for same-sex marriage proved to be the public’s top news story last week.
How the Media Covered the 2012 Primary Campaign
Mitt Romney needed 15 weeks once the primary contests began to gain a secure hold over his party’s nomination for president. But he emerged as the conclusive winner in the media narrative about the race six weeks earlier following a narrow win in his native state, Michigan.
Top One-Word Reactions to GOP Candidates
When Americans are asked what one word comes to mind when thinking about Mitt Romney, no single term stands out. The most frequent responses are “no” or “no way,” and “rich.” In surveys conducted last year, far more mentioned the Republican presidential candidate’s Mormon faith than anything else.
Many Voters Unaware of Basic Facts about GOP Candidates
Many voters do not know basic facts about the Republican candidates running for president or the early primary calendar, such as where Mitt Romney served as governor.