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Elise Foley

Immigration Debate Heats Up Ahead Of Florida Primary But Cools For GOP | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential candidates may want to talk about it, but fewer Republicans rank unauthorized immigration as a top issue, according to ...

Brand Tebow: An Evolving Threat For Muslim Youth?

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

One friend called me, frantic. He believed that Tebow's evolution into this charismatic evangelical Quarterback posed a threat for Muslim Americans like his teenage son.

Occupying the GOP

Peter Dreier | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Nowhere can the impact of the Occupy insurgency be better seen than in the fumbling efforts of Romney's GOP rivals to capture the new anti-corporate sentiment.

Who Are Mormons?

Paul Edwards | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics
Paul Edwards

On Tuesday, over 56 percent of voters in the New Hampshire Republican primary election cast a vote for a Mormon.

Survey Reveals Surprising Result On Class Consciousness

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Significantly more Americans see "very strong" or "strong" class conflict between the rich and poor, according to a survey released Wednesday by the P...

Innovate America in the Space Between

Michael Perman | Posted 03.10.2012 | Home
Michael Perman

It's become popular to disagree. Our candidates devote soap-box time in our election cycles to proselytize recognition of the same problems we've seen before and then offer palliative care instead of cures for our deepest national dilemmas.

Young People More Likely To Favor Socialism Than Capitalism: Pew

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

Young people -- the collegiate and post-college crowd, who have served as the most visible face of the Occupy Wall Street movement -- might be getting...

Amanda Terkel

Women Veterans More Likely To Disapprove Of Iraq, Afghanistan Wars | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Women veterans are more likely to be critical of the U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan than their male counterparts, according to...

Michael Calderone

Herman Cain: Media Darling | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- He's no longer running for president, but Herman Cain will finish 2011 having racked up more national media coverage than any other Republ...

Major Shifts In Last 100 Years Of Christianity, Report Says

Posted 12.19.2011 | Religion

Washington, D.C. — With Christmas fast approaching, the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life published a new comprehensive demogr...

Take Note: Jesus Was A Millennial

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.18.2012 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

I spend a fair amount of my time with young people who go to church and who don't go to church. My experience tells me that they don't choose to engage with unresponsive and inflexible institutions with outdated rules that make no sense.

Michael Calderone

Top Candidate On Twitter | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Ron Paul's never garnered as much media attention as other Republican presidential candidates, even after placing second in the Ames Straw...

Americans Still Lead the World in Self Regard, Latest Poll

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics
Gail Vida Hamburg

Pew's findings are a tribute to the resilience of our super-size ego. It shows that most of us are quite pleased with ourselves. Why analyze anything, or learn from our shortcomings, or examine our mistakes, when we can just tell ourselves how superior we are?

Europe, United States Hold Fundamentally Different Visions For Society

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

More than an ocean divides the United States and Western Europe. Americans are significantly less supportive of a social safety net than Western ...

How It Really Hurts To Be Poor In America With Poorly Educated Parents

Posted 01.18.2012 | Education

Intuitively, a child's academic performance is likely higher if he or she has highly educated parents, and lower if the child has less educated parent...

Jordan Howard

Americans Favor One Energy Option Above Others | Jordan Howard | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A majority of the public still supports government funding for alternative energy research, although the degree of enthusiasm has decrea...

Are Bank Fees Too Complex? The Case for Fee Transparency

Tim Chen | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Tim Chen

Do your best to read every bit of bank paperwork that comes your way, and take responsibility for understanding your account terms. If you don't understand something, or don't like a new fee, don't wait to ask about it.

Teens On Facebook: Cruel Or Kind?

Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

It's no surprise that most teens are on Facebook every day: 95 percent of teens ages 12-17 are online, and 80 percent of online teens use social netwo...

A Pluraity Think Media Has Been Fair To Herman Cain

Posted 01.08.2012 | Media

Most Americans think recent media coverage of Herman Cain's sexual harassment troubles has been fair, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Ce...

Mark Blumenthal

What Do Younger Voters Think Of Obama? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A massive new report released by the Pew Research Center has mixed news for President Barack Obama: The age gap in voting that opened up...

GRAPHIC: How Americans Ranks Their Financial Concerns

Posted 11.30.2011 | Business

American discontent with government is at a more than 10-year high, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted last month. Twenty-six percent...

Can Evangelical Theology Evolve With Science?

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 11.30.2011 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

Can evangelical theology evolve in its relation to scientific inquiry or is it destined for extinction?

Largest Group Of America's Poor Children Not White For First Time Ever

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

The largest group of poor children isn’t white for the first time in U.S. history, according to a Pew report released Wednesday. There were 6.1 ...

Jordan Howard

Voters Don't Like Either Party | Jordan Howard | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For politicians of both parties, the hits keep coming. Two new polls this week provide more evidence that, heading into the 2012 electi...

Intriguing New Facts About Our Love For Local News

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released a study on Monday with some intriguing new facts about how people rely on loca...