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.
Posted In: baby boomers, federal budget, Republicans, Democrats

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.
Posted In: soda, Coke, diet coke, Republicans, Democrats

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.
Posted In: Gallup, Republicans, Democrats, Economy

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.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Democrats, Republicans

Republicans begin to chip away at anti-tax pledge

Nov 26, 2012
Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Posted In: Taxes, Grover Norquist, fiscal cliff, Republicans

Young voters turn out for Obama

Nov 8, 2012
Despite fickle reputation, the Millennial generation may stay party-loyal.
Posted In: 2012 election, millennials, Barack Obama, Republicans

Country musicians often sing a GOP tune

Nov 2, 2012
Both presidential campaigns have their soundtracks. And on the Republican side, it’s got a twang, with a list of country music artists either endorsing or campaigning with Mitt Romney.
Posted In: Republicans, country music, tennessee, Music

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.
Posted In: Democrats, Republicans, 2012 election

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.
Posted In: Democrats, Republicans

Who's got the right plan to boost growth?

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