Following the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses four years ago, 40% of Americans said that the amount of press coverage it received was too much.
More than half (52%) of combat veterans who served in the post-9/11 wars said they had suffered emotionally traumatic or distressing experiences while in the military.
Roughly two-thirds (67%) of social media users say that staying in touch with current friends and family members is a major reason they use these social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace or LinkedIn.
Nearly half (46%) of unauthorized adult immigrants in the U.S. today are parents of minor children.
As the last U.S. combat troops head home from Iraq this month, some will face a difficult re-entry to civilian life. A Pew Research Center survey of 1,853 veterans found that 27% said readjusting to civilian life was “very” or “somewhat difficult.”