More than half of Americans misjudge the country’s views on abortion, believing incorrectly that the U.S. public is predominantly “pro-choice.”
A new Gallup Politics poll indicates that approximately 65 percent of Americans are in favor of government use of drones in attacks on suspected terrorists in other countries.
Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. have relatively similar opinions of most foreign countries, but they differ the most on their respective views of Cuba and Israel.
January U.S. flu reports have reached the highest level since monthly Gallup tracking of the illness began in 2008.
President Obama’s approval rating among Hispanics stands at 70 percent – up 12 points since August.
Married Southern men are the most likely demographic of Americans to own firearms, with nearly two-thirds of Southern married men owning guns.
President Obama’s highest approval ratings for 2012 came from his birth state of Hawaii and his current home in Washington, D.C.
The former director of human resources at the Federal Emergency Management Agency pleaded guilty Tuesday to negotiating a job for himself at the Gallup Organization while he was supervising Gallup’s multimillion-dollar contract with FEMA.
The question surfaces each time a mass murder unfolds: Will this one change the political calculus in Washington against tougher gun control?
Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.