What Are We Thinking?

  • July 24, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Economy, government, race, immigration — Americans split on biggest complaint

    Americans are quite divided over what qualifies as the most important problem facing the nation today. The economy, dysfunctional government, race rel...
  • July 10, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: 47% of America says it's OK for states to display the Confederate flag

    Americans are split on the question of states displaying the Confederate flag. Attitudes toward the Affordable Care Act are softening, but still a maj...
  • July 3, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking

    Partiotism, SCOTUS on marriage equality, and recreational marijuana on the roads

    As we start Independence Day weekend, NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller and Frank Newport, Editor-in-Chief at The Gallup Poll discuss Americans'...
  • June 26, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Small business as American institution inspires confidence

    Gallup has just released its annual update on Americans' confidence in institutions.The military and small business stand out above the others as...
  • June 19, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Polls show American interest in gun control waning

    The shooting in Charleston this week raised again the issue of gun control. Long-term trends paradoxically show a decreasing interest on the part of t...
  • 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...
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