Given the chance to decide how much time is spent on each of 10 specific issues, voters would allocate more time to discussions of the candidates’ plans on keeping the U.S. safe from terrorism and on economic growth and much less time to discussion of abortion policy.
By design, wealthier Americans pay most of the nation’s total individual income taxes.
The hundreds of exemptions, deductions and other breaks embedded in the tax code will cost the federal government more than $1.3 trillion this fiscal year.
Americans have good reason to worry about competition from China, the country with which the U.S. has its largest merchandise trade deficit. But competition from high-value exporters such as Germany also poses a challenge that, so far, has been largely ignored on the campaign trail.
The 2020 census could be the first in which most Americans are counted over the internet.
Is the U.S. economic system fair to most Americans, or is it “rigged” to favor the rich and powerful?
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Survey Report The public’s views of the nation’s economy have shown little change throughout 2015. But Americans are less optimistic about how well the economy will fare over the next year than they were last January. Currently, 45% rate economic conditions as only fair, while 27% view them as excellent or good, and about the […]
Republicans, especially conservative Republicans, were more likely to view the institution unfavorably.
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.