Obama granted clemency to more people than any U.S. president in 64 years, but he also received far more requests than any president on record.
It has been a tumultuous 10 weeks since Donald Trump's stunning victory. Here are six key findings from our U.S. political surveys since the election.
Assuming all of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees are confirmed, he will have one of the most heavily business-oriented Cabinets in U.S. history. Five of the 14 people Trump has nominated to be Cabinet secretaries have spent their entire careers in the business world, with no public office or senior military service on their resumes.
About seven-in-ten Republicans and Republican leaners say they will watch the event, versus just 30% of Democrats and Democratic leaners.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.
Only 39% of Americans view building a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border as a very or somewhat important goal.
Obama is on pace to become the first president since Carter to leave the White House with a smaller federal prison population than when he took office.
At least four secretaries of state previously worked as top executives for large private-sector companies.
With just a few weeks left in Barack Obama’s presidency, Americans’ early judgments of his place in history are more positive than negative.
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, closely resembles many previous Justice Department leaders.