The Census Bureau found the poverty rate in 2013 was 14.5 percent, down from 15 percent in 2012. White House credits job growth for decline.
Blue or red, a majority of states have exceeded their health care sign-up targets under President Barack Obama’s law — something that would have been hard to imagine after last fall’s botched rollout of insurance markets.
The nation’s largest minority group risks being left behind by President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of African-Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States. As a whole, 44 percent of poll respondents said race relations are not getting better, with 41 percent of Caucasians and 42 percent of Hispanics holding the same view.
Approval ratings for President Barack Obama among Hispanics have declined by 23 percentage points inside of one year’s time.
In a shift in attitude, most young people now say it’s wrong to use racist or sexist slurs online, even if you’re just kidding. But when they see them, they don’t take much personal offense.
A recent Gallup Poll indicates that voter registration among Asians and Hispanics is lagging behind registration by blacks and whites in America.
The California Endowment, a private foundation that is spending millions to promote President Barack Obama’s signature law, recently provided a $500,000 grant to ensure TV writers and producers have information about the Affordable Care Act that can be stitched into plot lines watched by millions.
The nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. After years of gridlock, there are ideas whizzing all around Washington.