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Confidence In Congress Stands At 9 Percent. And That's A Step Up.

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Americans search for answers to the country's latest horrifying mass shooting, one institution they probably won't look to for sol...

10 Questions About Guns for Donald Trump

James Heffernan | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
James Heffernan

Now that you've won the endorsement of the National Rifle Assocation, will you dare to do or say anything that the NRA would not thoroughly approve?

GOP Capitulates, It's Donald Trump's Party Now

David Paul | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
David Paul

This is not a dream. Donald Trump actually is going to be the Republican Party nominee. After all the hateful rhetoric, the childish taunts, the abject self-aggrandizement, the New York billionaire won the nomination far earlier than anyone expected, and the Republican establishment was powerless to stop him.

A New and Ugly form of Racial Bias

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas | Posted 05.10.2016 | Politics
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas

A new civil rights consciousness has gripped a great deal of the country. Maybe we can address some of the challenges that still occur on the basis of race by turning the tide against consumer racial profiling and letting it be a thing of the past.

More Americans Are Concerned About Race Relations Than Ever Before

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

Concern over race relations in the U.S. has spiked in the last two years to reach a 15-year high, according to a new Gallup poll. Thirty-five percent...

Obama's Approval Hits 50 Percent In Gallup Poll

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama is enjoying some of the highest ratings of his second term in office. A new Gallup poll out on Thursday shows that 50 percent o...

HUFFPOLLSTER: Americans Agree With Bernie Sanders And Ted Cruz On Broken Government

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

Cruz and Sanders appeal to the public by touting a broken government. President Obama’s approval ratings have steadily improved. And ESPN finds that...

Should High-Nicotine Cigarettes Be Banned?

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

Smoking addiction is a contagious disease spread by tobacco companies through high-nicotine cigarettes. Evidence suggests that lowering nicotine levels is an important way to give smokers a better chance to escape the trap set for them by addiction.

Jeb Bush Becomes The Least Liked GOP Candidate

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

Perceptions of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush have hit a new low, making him the least liked candidate of the Republican field. His chance...

Leveraging the Expertise of America's Most Trusted Profession

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN | Posted 12.29.2015 | Politics
Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

During a time when Americans' confidence in many U. S. institutions has declined, the public's trust in nurses remains unmatched.

Asian Pacific Americans Count. So Start Counting Us Already.

Christopher Kang | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Christopher Kang

CNN recently released the results of a CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll asking "How big of a problem is racism in our society today?" It is probably ...

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. Forty-six percent...

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

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

There's a new leader in the House of Representatives, but Congress is still America's favorite punching bag, according to a new Gallup poll. Just 11 p...

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

A large majority of Americans continue to favor capital punishment for those convicted of murder, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday. Sixty...

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 release...

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 nearly 6 in 10 A...

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. Sa...

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 Wednesday...

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

Mark Silva | Posted 06.11.2016 | 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...