U.S. PoliticsOctober 11, 2006

Growing Number of Liberal Democrats

About one-third of Democratic voters now describe themselves as liberal, an increase since 2000, when just one-in-four Democrats self-identified with the “L-word.” Meantime, some 41% of Democrats now call themselves moderate and 23% say they are conservatives.

U.S. PoliticsOctober 11, 2006

November Turnout May Be High

Unlike the past three mid-term election campaigns, Democrats are more enthusiastic than Republicans about voting this year.

U.S. PoliticsSeptember 28, 2006

Blue States Get Even More Democratic

Red States Stay Red, Blue States Get Bluer, Swing States Deadlock

U.S. PoliticsAugust 30, 2006

Democrats Face Ideological Split Over Wal-Mart

Leading Democrats have attacked the employment practices of Wal-Mart, but the party’s rank-and-file is divided about the company. Liberals are negative, while conservatives and moderates have a positive view.

HispanicJuly 13, 2006

2006 National Survey of Latinos: The Immigration Debate

New survey finds Hispanics in the U.S. are feeling discriminated against, politically energized and unified following the immigration policy debate and the pro-immigration marches this spring.

Pew Research CenterJuly 6, 2006

Do the Democrats Have a ’God Problem’?

Religion’s Political Power

U.S. PoliticsJune 28, 2006

’Enthusiasm Gap’ Favors Democrats This Year

A new poll finds Democrats more eager to vote, but also less happy with their party.

U.S. PoliticsMay 2, 2006

Will White Evangelicals Desert the GOP?

Although President Bush’s approval rating has declined as much among white evangelicals as among the public as a whole, so far evangelicals don’t seem likely to abandon the GOP this fall.

U.S. PoliticsApril 25, 2006

Congress Faces Record Public Discontent

Belief that this Congress has accomplished less than its predecessors is higher than at any point in the past nine years; Republican leaders take the blame.