What Are We Thinking?

  • June 12, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Previewing American attitudes before SCOTUS rules on ACA, same-sex marriage

    Gallup gauges public attitudes in advance of two big U.S. Supreme Court decisions expected this month on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act...
  • June 8, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Philadelphia region in the middle of U.S. obesity rankings

    An obesity ranking finds the Pennsylvania-New Jersey-Delaware region mostly in the middle among states ranging from Hawaii, at No. 1, to Mississippi, ...
  • May 29, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    America is not nearly as gay as America thinks it is

    Less than 4 percent of Americans identify as LGBT — but when the public is asked what percentage of Americans are gay or lesbian, the average guess is...
  • May 22, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    As Congress takes a vacation, Americans still not big fans of lawmakers

    Congress is getting out of town for a week-long Memorial Day recess — or, as they put it, working back in the home district.There is very little sign ...
  • May 15, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Looking for the next revolution in public opinion polling

    The annual conference of the American Association for Public Opinion Researchis underway in Hollywood, Florida.That's where we catch up with Fran...
  • May 8, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Philadelphians feel pretty safe, but less safe than national average

    To what extent to Philadelphia residents rate their environment as being safe and secure? Frank Newport, editor in chief at the Gallup Poll has some a...
  • May 1, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Softening in attitude toward same-sex marriage more revolution than evolution

    The U.S. Supreme court heard oral arguments Tuesday on a series of cases dealing with same sex marriage.The court's ultimate decision will decide...
  • April 24, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Having money for retirement Americans' No. 1 financial worry

    Perhaps surprisingly, Americans are actually more positive about the direction in which their finances are going than at any point since 2004.
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