What Are We Thinking?

  • May 30, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: American attitudes on gun control unlikely to change much in the long term

    Last week's mass killing near the UC Santa Barbara campus is spurring new efforts in the Senate to prevent those deemed mentally ill from owning ...
  • May 23, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: 55 percent of Americans favor same-sex marriage as Pa. becomes 19th state to allow it

    This week a U.S. District Court judgeallowed Pennsylvania to join the rest of the Northeast in legalizing same-sex marriage. The state is the 19th to ...
  • May 16, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup: American enthusiasm about voting 'as low as we've seen it in our history of measuring'

    Pennsylvania voters go to the polls Tuesday. The Keystone State is one of several states holding elections this month, all leading up to the November ...
  • May 9, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll finds no competitive edge for graduates from highly selective colleges

    This fall's crop of college freshmen needn't fret if they were turned down by a more prestigious institution of higher learning.
  • May 2, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: Pa., Del. and N.J. rank low with residents as best places to live; Montanans and Alaskans happiest

    News about hopeful economic indicators this week is muted for many who were caught up in the disparity between the haves and the have nots. We focus o...
  • April 25, 2014 |  What are We Thinking?

    Poll: Americans like the idea of Affirmative Action, remain suspicious of special treatment

    The Supreme Court this week upheld a 2006 Michigan law banning publicly funded colleges from granting "preferential admissions treatment to any i...
  • 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...
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