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Syrians Are Increasingly Desperate To Escape War-Torn Country

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

Almost half of Syrians would choose to permanently leave their country if they could, according to a Gallup survey released Monday.&nb...

Americans Welcome Paul Ryan By Giving Congress Its Worst Rating Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.12.2015 | Politics

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Tea Party Support Falls To A New Low

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

Support for the tea party has fallen to the lowest point since Gallup began measuring it in 2010, soon after the conservative movement first surfaced...

No Jeb, President George W. Bush Did Not "Keep Us Safe"

Peter J. Ognibene | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics
Peter J. Ognibene

The war in Afghanistan is now in its fifteenth year, making it the longest war in our history. By turning from fighting the terrorists in Afghanistan who attacked us, to Iraq, which had not, President George W. Bush did not "keep us safe.

Most Americans Remain Supportive Of The Death Penalty

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

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Investing in the American Workforce

Tom Snyder | Posted 09.29.2015 | College
Tom Snyder

A recent poll conducted by the Gallup-Lumina Foundation found that while Americans may be politically polarized, they all agree that the United States needs to invest in the talent of its workforce. Talent is defined as "the knowledge or skills people develop or obtain through education, work or other life experiences."

Women Still Feel Like They're Not Treated Fairly At Work

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 09.02.2015 | Women

It's 2015, but women are still being held back when it comes to pay and promotions at work because of their gender, according to a Gallup poll releas...

Who Owns the Presidential Candidates?

Alan Singer | Posted 08.25.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

The first Fox News Republican Party Presidential debates are over. Not surprisingly Donald Trump entertained and insulted. The supporting cast for his new apprentice show mostly hung out in the background.

Americans Are Becoming More Pro-Union

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

Americans have grown more supportive of labor unions in recent years, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. The poll found that nearl...

Banksters Are Sorry They Took Your Money

Phil Davis | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

2 billion dollars! That sounds like a lot of money but this fine is nothing more than a slap on the wrist for the eight (so far) banks that are settling lawsuits for blatantly manipulating (allegedly) the $5.3 trillion foreign-exchange market.

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 09.10.2015 | 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 | 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 | 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...