“Americans are moving past religion.” Or at least that’s what all the media voices are trying to tell us. But a new Pew Research survey shows that 56% of Americans wish religion had a larger influence on American life. And almost two-thirds of Americans wish that political leaders would speak more about the power of [...]
CARA is sharing Pew Research Center political polling numbers at their blog. Respondents weren’t asked to pick a candidate but to say whether they would make a good president (choices were terrible, poor, average, good or great). The results from a January survey: – Marco Rubio at 65% is the most admired (would make an [...]
New polling from the nonpartisan Pew Research Center found that 62 percent of Americans viewed the Republican Party as favoring the rich, compared to 26 percent who see Republicans as favoring the middle class, and 2 percent who see them as favoring the poor. Show More Summary
The current Pew Research Faith Poll reveals a "massive 19 point increase among those saying Hillary Clinton is 'not too' or 'not at all' religious." Are her statements regarding her religion hollow and hypocritical?
If you had any doubt that GOP rhetoric is ushering in another era of McCarthyism, I present you with the fruit of their efforts.On a day when the President visited a mosque and called for tolerance, the Pew Research Center released a new poll regarding Americans' beliefs about Muslims in the country. What did they find?
Pew Research has published a remarkable new poll that digs into public perceptions of how the two parties treat the various classes. Let’s start with Pew’s finding that majorities of Americans think the Republican Party favors the rich (click to enlarge): A large majority of Americans (62 percent) say the Republican Party favors the rich, […]
More than 90 percent of American adults followed the 2016 presidential election in some medium or another last week, according to a report released today by the Pew Research Center. Among survey respondents who said they had learned about the election, 24 percent said cable news was the most helpful way for them to follow...
Voters in this year’s presidential election will be some of the most diverse ever, according to the Pew Research Center. By Election Day, nearly one-in-three eligible voters will be Hispanic, black, Asian or any other racial and ethnic minority. Continue reading ? The post 2016 voters will be most diverse ever appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Millennials receive a lot of criticism from previous generations, but no generation places more pressure on millennials than baby boomers. Pew Research Center defined the millennial pool as anybody who was born from 1981 to the early 2000s. Show More Summary
The ways in which consumers share their data has expanded dramatically over recent years, thanks to a proliferation of smartphones and the technologies they enable. Yet new Pew Research findings reveal continued demand for limitations on data use. How Starbucks, Harley-Davidson and REI nail the territory between relevant and creepy. Imagine [...]
The Pew Research Center recently released the results of a new survey on religion and the 2016 election. The report is full of interesting details about how Americans look at faith and the candidates. One part of the survey asked voters how different personality traits would affect their support of a candidate. Show More Summary
Sleight of hand has always been a big part of American politics. Donald Trump is pulling one of the greatest illusions in recent history, and his newest target audience is evangelical Christians. According to recent Pew Research, when...Show More Summary
Pew Research Center recently published a study finding that American millennials are significantly less religious than older Americans. Only 41% of millennials respondents stated that "religion is very important," while 59% of baby boomers did. Just a little over half (52%) of millennials have an absolute certain belief in God, [...]
Pew Research: “While a majority of Americans have watched at least one of the debates for the 2016 presidential election, there are striking differences between parties when it comes to which side’s debates people are watching. Democratic debate watchers have in [...]
Yesterday, I posted a chart from the Pew Research Center. Americans were asked how religious they felt the various Presidential candidates were -- and in a stunning result, the Republican frontrunner ended up at the bottom of the list. (I know, I know. It's that guy. But still...) Think about what that means for a moment.
A growing number of Americans believe that there has not been enough discussion by political leaders about religious matters during this election cycle, found a recent Pew Research Center survey.
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is seen as not as religious as other Republican candidates, but most Republicans think he could be a good president anyway, a new nationwide poll found on Wednesday. A Pew Research Center poll found just 44 percent of Republican voters thought that...
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that “being an atheist remains one of the biggest liabilities that a presidential candidate can have; fully half of American adults say they would be less likely to vote for a hypothetical presidential [...]
Pew Research did a poll about the 2016 Presidential candidates, but they didn’t look to see who’s winning or losing. They asked opinions about the candidates and religion, and the results are not looking good for Donald Trump as the Iowa caucuses approach. Show More Summary
Businessman Donald Trump is viewed as the least religious of all the GOP presidential candidates, according to a new report from Pew Research -- but evangelical voters don't really care. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr....Show More Summary