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Obamacare just hit its highest popularity ever

Americans are learning to love the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. As the law faces possible repeal and replacement by Republicans, a new poll from the Pew Research Center shows that the ACA's popularity is soaring and...Show More Summary

Immigration not the top concern for Latinos, according to Pew survey taken before Trump's inauguration

Despite its high profile as a political issue and the angry debates and spirited protests it inspires, immigration was not at the top of priorities for Latinos surveyed recently, the Pew Research Center said in a report released Thursday. The survey, which was conducted before Donald Trump’s inauguration,...

Muslims are the least popular religious group in the U.S. They’re disliked even more than atheists.

Last Wednesday, the Pew Research Center released the results of a new survey showing that American attitudes toward Muslims had improved in the past few years. While respondents to a 2014 survey gave Muslims an average rating of 40 on a 100-point “feeling thermometer” — a scale measuring favorability toward different groups — that number […]

America Is Getting Friendlier to Immigrants, but Republicans Aren't

Over at Bloomberg, Noah Smith argues against getting too worked up over immigration: Illegal immigration to the U.S. ended a decade ago and, according to the Pew Research Center, has been zero or negative since its peak in 2007....Why?...Show More Summary

New Gallup Poll: Trump Job Approval Ratings Down to 38 Percent

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

One day after a Pew Research Center poll put President Donald Trump's job approval rating below 40 percent, another major survey delivered some tepid numbers for the Commander-in-Chief.

Lots of young adults got election news from big national newspapers (but still avoided local sources)

When it comes to attracting younger readers, the outreach efforts of The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post seem to be paying off. New data from the Pew Research Center finds that adults under age 50 got their election news from national newspapers at rates equal to or greater than those of...

ICYMI: Poll: Trump approval rating sinks, once-a-decade storm to hit Los Angeles, Trump faces backlash over Congressional Black Caucus remark

Poll: Trump's approval rating sinks below 40 percent President Donald Trump's approval rating has fallen to 39 percent, according to a poll released Thursday. The new Pew Research Center poll shows that Trump's rating is historically... Show More Summary

Americans are becoming more tolerant of many religious groups, survey finds

According to a Pew Research study released Wednesday, Americans have been warming up to other religious groups across the United States, even compared to a relatively recent study released by the nonpartisan research center. The survey...Show More Summary

Poll: Trump's approval rating sinks below 40 percent

President Donald Trump's approval rating has fallen to 39 percent, according to a poll released Thursday. The new Pew Research Center poll shows that Trump's rating is historically low when compared with other presidents during their respective first weeks in office. Show More Summary

Why aren’t millennials moving as much as previous generations?

The answer rhymes with ‘shnome lomership’ The economy has recovered from the housing crisis, but rates of mobility country-wide have reached record lows, according to an analysis of census data by Pew Research Center. This is in part...Show More Summary

Pause Before Posting: The Benefits of Not Over Sharing on Social Media

For most of us, social media is their main means of communicating with friends and family. A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that eight-in-ten Americans have a FaceBook profile and of these users, 32 percent have an Instagram account and 24 percent […]

Nearly 20% of all illegal immigrants live near NYC and LA

last weekNews : NY Daily News

The study by Pew Research Center provides a glimpse of where immigrants in the country illegally reside.

Is Facebook a media company? Some online news consumers think so.

A new Pew Research Center report out today shines new light on how people read and use online information. The report, “How Americans Encounter, Recall, and Act Upon Digital News,” surveyed 2,078 online news consumers twice a day for a week to get a clearer picture of how people get their news, whether they know […]

Here's where US immigrants have come from over time

President Donald Trump's recent executive orders on immigration may have reignited public debate, but Americans have long harbored anti-immigrant sentiments. One-third of Americans said in a 2016 Pew Research Center survey that immigrants...Show More Summary

L.A., Orange counties are home to 1 million immigrants here illegally, analysis shows

Nearly 10% of the nation’s 11.1 million immigrants who are in the country illegally reside in Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to an analysis released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The region is home to 1 million such immigrants, second only to the greater New York area, which...

People are okay at remembering where they get news online (but still think Facebook’s a news outlet)

Spend a day clicking back and forth between online news and other stuff and it’s not that surprising that you might not remember what you read where. A study out Thursday from the Pew Research Center looks at how Americans get news online; whether they can recall the names of the news sources that they...

Most Americans Agree That Vaccinations Should Be Required For School Attendance

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Most Americans think vaccines are beneficial for health, and that children should be required to get them, according to a new poll. The poll, from Pew Research Center, found 82 percent of U.S. adults say healthy children should be required...Show More Summary

Language and Identity II.

Adam Taylor reports for the Washington Post on an interesting study: On Wednesday afternoon, Pew Research Center released a study that looked at how national identity is defined across 14 different countries using survey data taken at the start of last year. In light of the ongoing debate about immigration in pretty much every part […]

Majority of Americans say benefits of childhood vaccines outweigh risks

(Pew Research Center) Despite debate about the safety of childhood vaccines among some groups in the public, 82% of Americans support requiring children attending public school to be vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Show More Summary

Mexico border wall likely to accelerate the decline of American Christianity

In 2015, the Pew Research Center released the largest study of American religious identity ever done in the United States of America, called "America's Changing Religious Landscape." The big discovery was that the number of AmericanShow More Summary

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