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.
Survey Report With just a few weeks left in Barack Obama’s presidency, Americans’ early judgments of his place in history are more positive than negative. Obama is poised to leave office on a high note: Current assessments of both the president and the first lady are among the most favorable since they arrived in the […]
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, closely resembles many previous Justice Department leaders.
While a growing number of LGBT politicians have been elected to public office and attitudes toward the LGBT community have become much more favorable over the past decade, survey data suggest that being gay or lesbian remains an obstacle for candidates running for president.
Men and women who support Clinton differ in their views about the Democratic candidate and her candidacy to become the first female U.S. president.