May 5, 2014

More women than men earn the federal minimum wage

Substantially more women than men are in jobs that pay the minimum wage of less, , according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data analyzed by the Pew Research Center.

U.S. PoliticsApr 24, 2014

5 facts about the NRA and guns in America

#5: 37% of adults reported having a gun in their household in 2013.

Fact TankApr 18, 2014

Generational equity and the ‘Next America’

A few critics have portrayed our report as an effort to foment a “generational war” over Social Security and Medicare. Let me respond.

U.S. PoliticsApr 15, 2014

On Tax Day, Americans’ views of taxes and the IRS

Five facts about how Americans feel about the tax system and the IRS

U.S. PoliticsApr 2, 2014

America’s New Drug Policy Landscape

Two-thirds of Americans now say that the government should focus more on providing treatment for drug users, and 63% say states moving away from mandatory sentences for non-violent drug offenders is a good thing.

U.S. PoliticsMar 20, 2014

Health Care Law Remains Unpopular

As the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act approaches, the law remains unpopular and there continue to be deep partisan and demographic differences in views of the law. A majority of the law’s opponents, however, want politicians to do what they can to make it work.

ScienceMar 19, 2014

Keystone XL Pipeline Divides Democrats

While Republicans and independents continue to favor constructing the Keystone XL pipeline, Democrats are divided. Opposition to the pipeline is most widespread among highly educated Democrats, liberals and Democrats with high family incomes.

Fact TankMar 7, 2014

6 new findings about Millennials

Key takeaways from the Pew Research Center survey, “Millennials in Adulthood.”

Fact TankMar 4, 2014

Polls show strong support for minimum wage hike

According to recent polls, one issue on which Obama can count on strong public support is his call for raising the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

U.S. PoliticsFeb 27, 2014

Americans Divided on Growing Number of Deportations

Immigration legislation is stalled in the House, but Americans still broadly support a path to legalization for undocumented immigrants. At the same time, they are divided over the growing number of deportations in recent years.