What Are We Thinking?

  • April 18, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Despite high enrollment numbers, attitudes toward ACA not shifting positive

    President Obama announced this week that the number of Americans enrolled in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act has topped 8 million. At t...
  • April 11, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Only half of Americans think they pay too much tax

    Time is drawing near to tally up and turn in those 2013 tax returns. We take up this topic and others with Frank Newport, editor in chief of the Gallu...
  • April 4, 2014 |  What are we Thinking

    Americans' reaction to climate change data more 'ho-hum' than 'holy cow!'

    Findings from this week's U.N. report on climate change couldn't be more explicit, stressing that the effects of warming are being felt ever...
  • March 28, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Half of Americans fear a new cold war with Russia

    The East-West war of words grows ever louder following Russia's annexation of the Ukranian region of Crimea. We learn what Americans think of it ...
  • March 21, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: More than half of Americans say China is the world economic superpower, not the U.S.

    There's better-than-expected economic news this week in the form of The Conference Board's index of leading indicators — perhaps pointing to...
  • March 7, 2014 |  What are we Thinking?

    More than half of Americans still have a negative view of health reform

    The Obama administration's directive allowing insurers to keep current plans that don't meet Affordable Care Act requirements for another tw...
  • February 28, 2014 |  What are we Thinking?

    Poll: Americans unconcerned about Russian military power

    The United States and Europe are warily monitoring Russia's response to developments in Ukraine, with Moscow promising to protect Russian-speakin...
  • January 24, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: Going into 5th 'State of the Union,' Obama as popular as Bush

    We're four days out from President Barack Obama's State of the Union address to Congress and the nation. Is it must-see TV — or have most of...