What Are We Thinking?

  • December 13, 2013 |  What are we thinking?

    Gallup: Polls show Democrats have the edge in favorability ratings

    Now that the dust is settling a bit over the government shutdown and the healthcare exchanges, we touch base with Frank Newport, editor in chief of th...
  • November 29, 2013 |  What are we thinking?

    Poll numbers show weight loss paradox among Americans

    Folks loosening their belts a notch or so after the Thanksgiving feast may be considering cutting back — at least until upcoming Christmas, New Year o...
  • November 22, 2013 |  What Are We Thinking?

    'Showrooming' has retailers fearing full stores and empty carts

    One week from now, millions of Americans will be working off those holiday calories by scurrying from store to store in search of those Black Friday b...
  • November 15, 2013 |  What are we Thinking?

    Poll: Americans agree on one thing — no one likes Congress

    The calendar says it's still fall, but it feels like the winter of our discontent in the minds of most Americans. President Obama is holding low ...
  • November 8, 2013 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: Consumer confidence rising, but still in negative territory

    We're three weeks out from Black Friday, the beginning of what retailers call the holiday shopping season. And this year, Black Friday actually f...
  • November 1, 2013 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: N.J. governor's race not very tight at all

    Voters go to the polls in four days, though turnout may be less than robust in New Jersey, where it is widely perceived that Gov. Chris Christie is a ...
  • October 25, 2013 |  What are we thinking?

    Poll: Most Americans support marijuana legalization; glitches not hurting public opinion of Obamacare

    For the first time since the Nixon administration, aclear majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana. Intensecriticism of the rollout of the onl...
  • September 27, 2013 |  What are we thinking?

    U.N. climate change panel blames global warming on humans; average Americans not so sure

    It's extremely likely that human activity is the main driver of global warming since the 1950s. That, in short, is the main takeaway from the Uni...