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Study: White Americans Leaning Toward Conservative Policies As US Becomes More Racially Diverse

A new study has found that the idea of racial minority groups becoming the majority in the United States is causing white Americans to lean more toward the conservative side of the political spectrum.


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Percentage of Stay-At-Home Moms On The Rise After Decades of Decline

According to a new study by the Pew Research Center, the percentage of U.S. mothers who don’t work outside the home has risen over the past 10 years after decades of decline.


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Study: Record Number 21 Million Young Adults Living With Parents

A record number of young adults are living with their parents.


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Poll: Tensions Between Americans, Chinese On The Rise

As President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare for two days of private meetings that will cover a variety of topics, citizens of both nations have expressed unfavorable opinions of one another, according to the latest Pew Research Center poll.


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Pew: Almost Half of All American Adults Have Smoked Pot

A recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center revealed that almost half of all American adults have, at some point, tried marijuana.


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Pew: Over 80 Percent Of Americans Support Gun Background Checks

A new Pew Research study suggests that 81 percent of Americans support background checks for gun sales


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Pew: Wealthy Getting Wealthier While Bottom 93 Percent Lose Net Worth

A recent study conducted by Pew Research’s Social & Demographic Trends division has found that the nation’s economic recovery has largely benefited America’s wealthiest citizens.


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Pew: American Approval of Supreme Court Hits All-Time Low

On the eve of the United States Supreme Court’s consideration of two hotly contested pieces of legislation regarding marriage equality – the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 – Pew Research Center has revealed that approval ratings for the judicial body are at an all-time low.


Although a slight majority still back Obama as a protector of the middle class, 85 percent say they are worse off than 10 years ago. (Photo by Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images)

Survey: 85 Percent Of Middle Class Are Worse Off Than Decade Ago

President Obama has the edge over Mitt Romney as the protector of the middle class, but a vast majority of voters still say that it’s more difficult for middle class to maintain their standard of living.