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Although news organizations’ ratings in accuracy, fairness and independence remain at all-time lows, a new poll finds that Americans continue to say the press acts as a watchdog against political wrongdoing. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Poll: 68 Percent Of Americans Say Media ‘Watchdog’ Keeps Politicians In Check

Although news organizations’ ratings in accuracy, fairness and independence remain at all-time lows, a new poll finds that Americans continue to say the press acts as a watchdog against political wrongdoing.

08/11/2013

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

AP Poll: 4 In 5 US Adults Struggle With Poverty, Joblessness

Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

07/28/2013

(Photo credit KAMBOU SIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: A Third Believe 1st Amendment Goes Too Far

A new survey finds a third of Americans believe the First Amendment goes too far in guaranteeing freedoms of speech, religion, press, assembly and petition — up from 13 percent in last year’s survey.

07/16/2013

Americans are highly likely to inflate their amount of religious participation – if they even attend religious services at all. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly Half Of Americans Say Increasing ‘Non-Religious’ Sect Bad For Society

Nearly half of Americans say the increasing number of people “who are not religious” is troubling for society.

07/02/2013

For the first time since Barack Obama became president, more Democrats say they have an unfavorable view of the federal government in Washington than a favorable view (51 percent unfavorable vs. 41 percent favorable). (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: Democrats Show First Unfavorable View Of Federal Government Since Obama Election

Americans’ views of the federal government continue to fall to new lows, yet the public opinion of their local and state governments are seen in a more positive way.

04/17/2013

More than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Survey: 71 Percent Of Americans Say Illegal Immigrants Should Be Given Chance To Stay In US

More than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.

04/01/2013

File photo of a Predator drone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Gallup: 65 Percent Of Americans Support Drone Strikes On Suspected Terrorists

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.

03/26/2013

File photo of a supporter of Mitt Romney attending a rally last November. (Photo by EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: Americans View GOP As ‘Extreme,’ ‘Out Of Touch’

The findings of a new survey, released yesterday by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., indicates that the majority of Americans view Republicans as out of touch and too extreme.

02/27/2013

File photo of a drone. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)

Study: Americans Support ‘Some’ Domestic Drones, Strongly Against Use By Local Police

A study conducted by Monmouth University in New Jersey finds that Americans support some drone use.

06/14/2012

Commuters board a Metro train August 19,

Metro Surveys Riders Regarding Fares and Budget

Frustrated Metro customers have a chance to reach out to the transit agency to vent about budget and fare issues.

106.7 The Fan–02/23/2012

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