Politics protect baby boomers in budget fight

Mar 14, 2013
Differences aside, there is one thing Republicans and Democrats have in common when it comes to their budget proposals: They are both are friendly to baby boomers.

Forget taxes, diet soda is real partisan divide

Feb 26, 2013
Diet or regular? A new poll shows soda choices are just as divisive as politics.

Republicans and Democrats diverge on economic outlook

Jan 10, 2013
How confident are you about our economic future? A survey from the polling firm Gallup finds the answer may have more to do with politics than economics.

Americans choose sides on words, not just politics

Nov 29, 2012
The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.

Could a California supermajority fix state finances?

Nov 8, 2012
In California, voters may have beefed up Democrats to a two thirds majority in both the Assembly and Senate -- a situation the state hasn't seen since 1933.

Politics affects how you feel about the economy

Sep 13, 2012
Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport on how your interpretation of economic news varies depending on your political orientation.

How Americans are viewing Democrats and Republicans

Sep 13, 2012
In this week's Attitude Check, we check in with Gallup's editor-in-chief, Frank Newport, about how Americans are viewing Republicans and Democrats on a couple of subjects.

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Who's got the right plan to boost growth?

Sep 12, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says neither Democrats nor Republicans have a workable idea.

No political litmus test for Atlanta's airport

Sep 3, 2012
Republicans are flying home from Tampa. Democrats are flying to Charlotte. Both locations send a lot of connecting flights through Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. So what's the mood like there?