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You Won't Be Seeing Any Gallup Polls This Primary Season

Politico | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.07.2015 | Politics

Gallup has been the country's gold standard for horse-race election polling ever since its legendary founder, George Gallup, predicted Franklin Roosev...

Valuing Survey Data on the Value of College

Hunter Gehlbach | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
Hunter Gehlbach

In the past forty-eight hours media outlets from The Chronicle of Higher Education to the Wall Street Journal have posted headlines questioning the value of college. Their stories stem from a new poll of alumni reporting that only half of those polled strongly agree that college was worth the cost of attending.

The Five Reasons That 'The Donald' is Done by December

Jeff Wald | Posted 10.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jeff Wald

At some point during December it will all come together. Donald will be dropping in the polls as his act grows tiresome, his lack of policies start to hurt and as other candidates' machines start to matter.

HUFFPOLLSTER: Pollsters Debate If Modern Surveys Can Be Trusted

The Huffington Post | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

Survey response rates have hit all-time lows, yet telephone pollsters argue their samples can still be representative and accurate. Online pollsters, ...

Thinking About Retirement Stress You Out? You're Not Alone!

David Rae | Posted 09.24.2016 | Business
David Rae

With the improving economy, consumer confidence and spending are going up. But so are lifestyle inflation and its evil sister DEBT. At the same time, the recent stock market turmoil has quickly reminded people that investing isn't always easy.

Poll Highlights Importance of Nutritious School Meals for Every Child

Carla Thompson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Education
Carla Thompson

The national school meal nutrition standards help ensures kids eat more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. And kids are doing just that -- a Harvard University study found fruit consumption increased 23 percent, and vegetable consumption increased 16 percent after the new nutrition standards were implemented in 2012.

On the Minimum Wage, Santorum Has It Right

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Jeffrey Buchanan

Some commentators were surprised to hear this coming from the Republican debate stage. And that's too bad. The media continues to falsely paint the minimum wage as a strictly partisan issue--and it's a gross misrepresentation.

Clinton's Lead Over Sanders Both Growing And Shrinking, According To CNN

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

We woke up to a pretty extraordinary email this morning from CNN's PR team. It contained the results of their latest poll, conducted by ORC Internatio...

A Lot Of Managers Want to Raise The Minimum Wage, Too

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business

A 64 percent majority of hiring and human resource managers think the minimum wage should be raised in their states, according to a new online Harris ...

A New Survey Finds Hillary Clinton Losing Support Among Women

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's once-overwhelming support among women has dropped significantly since the summer, a new survey finds. In a Washington Post/ABC poll ...

Wearable Technologies: Sci-Fi Novels Gone Awry?

Sanjna Verma | Posted 09.02.2016 | Technology
Sanjna Verma

My hopes for wearable technology is that it evolves to assist our human evolution, not handicap it. I don't want to see our blood types poisoned by inserting chips unnecessarily into the crevices of our body, but I do want wearable technology to create longer lifetimes, invent eco-friendly homes, and above all, sustain the planet and humanity.

Airline Passengers: Mind Your Own Business!

Bobby Laurie | Posted 09.03.2016 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

Over the last couple of months there seems to be a trend of passengers acting as citizen journalists or their own little group of vigilantes that no one asked for.

Rewards Credit Cards Can Be Costly, Report Finds

Courtney Miller | Posted 09.03.2016 | Money
Courtney Miller

Each time shoppers swipe a rewards credit card at the register, they're earning points or miles that could be used for flights and hotels. But those r...

Republicans Like Obama's Ideas Better When They Think They're Donald Trump's

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

Figuring out what the public really thinks isn't always an exact science, as anyone who's seen two polls touting completely contradictory results can ...

Republicans Support Outsider Presidential Candidates Over The Establishment, Polls Show

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

Non-politicians are having a moment in the Republican primary. It's not just Donald Trump. Since July, two other candidates have seen their numbers ri...

Vegetarians and Money: Results From a National Survey

Hal Herzog | Posted 08.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Hal Herzog

So, because of demographic and lifestyle differences it is certainly possible that vegetarians do tend to be less well off. But there is another factor that might explain the VRG study results even better -- dumb luck.

Biden Speculation

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.24.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Joe Biden certainly has got the media talking. All it really took was one leak to Maureen Dowd and a meeting with Senator Elizabeth Warren, and he's now seriously considering it. But a Biden candidacy bears political examination beyond the simple question of "Will he or won't he run?"

Social Security for Two: What Every LGBT Couple Needs to Know Now

David Rae | Posted 08.20.2016 | Queer Voices
David Rae

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes figuring out what the hell to do about Social Security. Retirement planning can be quite complicated for anyone, but the newness of Social Security options for LGBT couples find some of us unprepared.

The Coal Royalty Loophole That's Costing the U.S. Hundreds of Millions

Carrie La Seur | Posted 08.07.2016 | Green
Carrie La Seur

As Americans retreat to cooler locales for the worst of the summer's heat, the Department of the Interior is on a listening tour about coal royalty reform. Interior manages coal on public lands for the public's best interest, which has been ill-served by the below-market prices attached to federal mineral leases for decades.

Why New Jersey Is the Most Hated State

Jennifer Legra | Posted 08.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Jennifer Legra

Apparently, we bang out a lot of tough people here. I guess tough worked for us then, but maybe, New Jersey, you could tone down your tough guy crap now that it isn't needed.

The Great Debate, Trump & The Polls

Bernie Shine | Posted 08.06.2016 | Entertainment
Bernie Shine

There are two groups that hope Trump is the nominee-- his supporters and the Democrats. It appears that the only way Trump could win is if he could run in a general election against 16 other GOP candidates and no Democrat ran.

Busy Professional Serves Homeless, Reminds Us Why America Is Great

Chad Armstrong | Posted 08.05.2016 | Good News
Chad Armstrong

Today, Dennis is a practicing attorney and a homeless outreach volunteer. On Thursday mornings, Dennis solves the problem of homelessness in a unique way along with police officers from the Southern California city of Fullerton.

In Michigan and Across America, Businesses Support Clean Energy, Cutting Carbon Pollution

Bob Keefe | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Bob Keefe

Don't believe the naysayers who claim the federal Clean Power Plan is bad for business. Because when you talk to businesspeople -- people creating jobs, fostering innovation and driving economic growth all across America -- they're likely to say the opposite.

Orange Is The New Black Star Danielle Brooks Says Eff Your Beauty Standards With Sports Bra Selfie

RaVal Davis | Posted 07.30.2016 | Women
RaVal Davis

Sports bra selfie anyone? Orange Is The New Black star Danielle Brooks just said eff your beauty standards with a flawless sports bra selfie on instag...

Almost No One Believes Obama Is Actually Going To Close Gitmo

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

A new survey finds that few Americans think President Barack Obama will succeed in his latest attempt at closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, a goal ...