Americans tend not to favor budget cuts when asked about specific areas being affected, including Medicaid.
From Social Security to national parks, a look at long-range trends in federal outlays relative to the U.S. economy
Lower-income Republicans are somewhat more likely than higher-income Republicans to support the Affordable Care Act, and many say ensuring health care coverage for all is a government responsibility.
As the debate continues over repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what might replace it, a growing share of Americans believe that the federal government has a responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.
After rising steadily for nearly a century, the share of older Americans who live alone has fallen since 1990, largely because women ages 65 to 84 are increasingly likely to live with their spouse or their children.
There are stark socioeconomic differences within the GOP when it comes to issues like poverty, health care and education.
Social Security has developed into one of the most popular federal programs, though that popularity is tempered by concern over its long-term financial outlook.
A few critics have portrayed our report as an effort to foment a “generational war” over Social Security and Medicare. Let me respond.
Key takeaways from the Pew Research Center survey, "Millennials in Adulthood."
Only about one-in-four Americans say the growing number of older people is a major problem for the country.