There aren’t a whole lot of popular politicians these days, Gallup would know. A new report from the research organization found a record percentage of Americans are identifying themselves as independents rather than Democrats or Republicans.
If Mitt Romney is able to capture the Republican nomination for president there will be much talk about his Mormon faith and whether voters will be willing to pull the lever for someone who belongs to a religion that only about two percent of Americans practice.
In light of the Occupy Wall Street movement focusing attention on the “one percent” and the debate over raising taxes on the wealthy, Gallup asked 1,012 adults how much money they would need to make a year in order to consider themselves rich.
Despite all the glitz and glam, all the lights, tinsel and gifts, the holiday season doesn’t bring cheer to the majority of Americans. According to a new survey from Poll Position, only 37 percent of 1,072 adults surveyed answered that the holidays make them happier.
These days, the Christmas season kicks into full swing right after Thanksgiving ends, but it looks like the majority of Americans aren’t particularly thrilled with spending an entire month celebrating the holiday.
Buckle your seat belts, folks. According to Harris Poll chairman Humphrey Taylor regarding a new survey, “The number of drivers who engage in potentially dangerous, in some cases extremely dangerous, behaviors while driving is terrifyingly high.”
Why did the average American go online? For no particular reason (Ba-dum-bum). Although this may not become the newest joke anytime soon, it’s actually a true statement. According to a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, 53 percent of 18- to 29-year-old Ame…
Dogs and cats may be in a perpetual cycle of conflict, but when it comes to who the public loves more, dogs take home the win. According to a survey by Harris Interactive, 69 percent of all pet owners have a dog, trumping the 51 percent who have a cat.
Facebook, Twitter and all the other social media sites have changed the way young people interact with each other, but according to a survey from Poll Position, the majority of Americans don’t think this has been a change for the better.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski won his Division 1 Men’s Basketball record 903rd game on Tuesday. According to a Harris Interactive poll, it seems like most people are sharing in the Blue Devils’ success as the highest percentage of Americans pull for this college team.