What Are We Thinking?

  • January 16, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: Economic satisfaction up, views of race relations and national security down

    Now four days out from President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, the president can correctly and positively state that Americans satis...
  • January 9, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: Obama approval rises; more Americans abandon Democratic and Republican parties

    President Barack Obama is preparing for his penultimate State of the Union Address on Jan. 20 at a time when his job approval rating continues on the ...
  • January 2, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Obama, Clinton most-admired man, woman of 2014

    Who do Americans most admire as we turn the page on a new year? Gallup has been tracking this question since 1948, and editor in chief Frank Newport h...
  • December 26, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Protestants still dominate, but American religiosity down overall since 1950s

    Amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, we pause to consider religion in America with Frank Newport, editor in chief at the Gallup Poll.
  • December 22, 2014

    Nurses are No. 1 on honesty/ethics scale

    There's a lot to choose from when Americans are asked to name the most important problem facing the country today. One big change this month is i...
  • December 20, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Majority of Cubans and Americans support renewed diplomatic relations

    President Barack Obama startled a lot of people by announcing substantial moves to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba. We know from past research ...
  • December 12, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Americans' opposition to torture has softened in the last decade

    The U.S. Senate released its report on torture this week to a great deal of visibility and reaction. There's no new polling research, but Frank N...
  • December 5, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Small businesses helping to buoy consumer confidence

    Unemployment is down. Consumer confidence is up. Seems like a great time to go shopping for rose-colored glasses. We've got the latest on America...
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