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Bernie Sanders' Appeal Has Doubled Among Americans Since March

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

Americans' views of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) have grown more favorable as they continue to learn more about him, according to a new Gallup poll. S...

More Americans Than Ever Say They've Tried Marijuana, Gallup Poll Finds

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics

More than 40 percent of Americans admit trying marijuana, the largest percentage in more than four decades of polling, a Gallup survey found Wed...

Same-Sex Marriage Opposition Won't Get Anyone Elected President -- It May Block Their Path

Mark Silva | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Mark Silva

While some candidates hold their ground, promising to pursue a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage if the Supreme Court upholds recognition of it in rulings expected this month, the movement in support of same-sex marriage is simply tectonic.

Janie Velencia

Poll: Support For Same-Sex Marriage Reaches Record High

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

Support for same-sex marriage has reached an all-time high, according to recent polls. A new survey from Gallup shows a record 60 percent of Americans...

There Will Be a Short Delay With the Candidate's Announcement

Llewellyn King | Posted 05.05.2015 | DC
Llewellyn King

Some of you were expecting me to announce my candidacy for president of the United States, along with the others who got all the headlines. There have been a few problems. There are solutions, too.

Armchair Quarterbacking of the Unemployment Rate

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Wendy N. Powell

While the unemployment rate is respected as the final score and indicator of employment in the U.S., we feel like it is humming along consistent with a commendable 5.6 percent rate of unemployment. Clearly, this is not the only measure that should be considered.

More Americans Worry About Race Relations, But It's Still Not A Top Issue For Most

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Following months of protests and the telling of some hard truths about America, a Gallup poll found that worry over race relations in this country has...

Older Students Are Less Likely To Think They'll Get A Good Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.04.2015 | Business

Older students are less confident than younger students that they will land a good job upon graduating, says a Gallup poll released Tuesday. The G...

Teachers Who Don't Like Their Jobs Miss Millions Of Days Of School Each Year

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business

U.S. teachers who are unhappy with their jobs miss significantly more days of work than their happier peers, a new survey finds. A recent brief fro...

The Advantage Of Being A Female Entrepreneur

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.03.2014 | Healthy Living

The tech and business worlds aren't always seen as female-friendly places -- just 37 percent of entrepreneurs are women -- but female business leaders...

Most Americans Have No Problem With Allowing Religion In Public Schools

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.03.2014 | Religion

Even though the U.S. Supreme Court banned school-sponsored prayer in public schools over 50 years ago, most Americans do not think that it should be t...

Backing Up President Obama

Evan Pondel | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics
Evan Pondel

Measuring the president's approval rating is riddled with pitfalls. The Gallup poll feels more like a barometer for people's take on how messed up the world is at the moment, and boy, does the world feel messed up at the moment.

Can We Call 70 Percent of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents a Consensus?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 06.19.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

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Americans' Trust In Media Is At An All-Time Low Again

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.17.2014 | Media

Well, that was short-lived. Despite a brief, small rise in America's trust in the media in 2013, the US has returned to hating the press more than ...

Carolyn Gregoire

The World's Best (And Worst) Regions For Well-Being

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living

We tend to quantify a nation's success with measures like GDP, life expectancy and employment rates. Well-being, though it may be the most accurate me...

Most Parents Like Their Child's Education, But Not The Common Core

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.29.2014 | Parents

Even as American students continue to post underwhelming results on international exams, most parents are pleased with the education their child is re...

And The World's Most Hospitable Region For Gays And Lesbians Is...

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.28.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay and lesbian residents in the Netherlands have a reason to celebrate, as their nation topped a new Gallup poll ranking the world's most hospitable ...

How Do LGBT Americans Rate Their Lives Against Their Straight Counterparts?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A new Gallup poll is shedding insight into the well-being of America's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, and the results are an...

Student Loan and Mortgage Loan Debt: A Public Health Crisis?

Mechele Dickerson | Posted 10.12.2014 | Politics
Mechele Dickerson

Recent research about student loans and mortgages raises the question of whether having too much debt can make you sick. Survey results are particularly troubling because they suggest that it is the debt itself -- not the burden of repayment.

Declaring War on Cultural War

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Robert Hall

The upcoming 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 Presidential/congressional elections are a time of opportunity. The majority in this country are tired of cultural warfare. The vocal minority may be ruling but they have failed at governing. Sometimes war is necessary but it is always destructive and never sustainable.

Immigration Now Top Concern For U.S., Poll Shows

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

One in six people now call immigration the most pressing problem facing the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll. That's up sharply since June, when j...

Majority of Americans Happy With Their New Health Insurance

Rep. Sandy Levin | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Rep. Sandy Levin

Americans want quality, affordable health insurance and have found it within the Affordable Care Act. Indeed, new enrollment numbers offer the firmest evidence yet that the health care law is working.

Democrats And Republicans Divided About How To Fix Congress

The Huffington Post | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

A new Gallup poll finds that while most Democrats and Republicans disapprove of the job Congress is doing, supporters of the two parties have very dif...

Yagana Shah

This Is The Age Where You Feel Sexiest

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.11.2014 | Fifty

Turns out, getting older isn't all about hiding your grays and removing wrinkles. No, old age is actually a time when your body confidence will thrive...

Relational Leadership: Where Relationships Lead and Capital Follows

Robert Hall | Posted 08.25.2014 | Business
Robert Hall

We have transient customers, served by transient employees, working for transient leaders, owned by transient shareholders. Disengagement is overpowering today's leaders.