Americans continue to have positive views of the nation’s economy, though views are split by party. Most Republicans and half of Democrats rate their personal finances positively.
As of the end of June, the federal government's total debt stands at $22.023 trillion. The nation's debt is now bigger than its GDP.
The share of U.S. teens working during the summer has tumbled since 2000: Only about a third of teens had a job last summer.
The most export-dependent places in America often are far from big cities and are more likely to be in the South or Midwest than the coasts.
When compared with other wealthy nations, the U.S. is unique in that a large share of its population prays every day.
When Americans peer 30 years into the future, they see a country in decline economically, politically and on the world stage.
About half of Americans say reducing the budget deficit should be a top policy priority this year for the president and Congress.
Growing share sees 'great deal of difference' between the parties
Views of economy remain positive, divided by partisanship
The U.S. public is about evenly split on whether the U.S. economic system is more secure today than it was before the financial crisis. Republicans are now more likely to view the system as more secure.