Topic: Pew Research Center
President Obama says US military involvement in Libya prevented a massacre of civilians. He suggests that military action will remain limited and is not about regime change.
03/28/2011 11:01 pm
The Triangle Shirtwaist fire 100 years ago today gave impetus to the US labor movement, which gathered broad public support. But today, unions aren't seen as positively.
03/25/2011 07:57 pm
The US Hispanic population grew 43 percent during the past decade to 50.5 million – more than half the country's population growth. The demographic trend could impact elections.
03/24/2011 08:49 pm
If tea party Republicans stick to plans to defund Planned Parenthood – even at the cost of a government shutdown – it would raise questions about whether the movement is driven more by small government ideals or classic Republican 'values' issues.
03/24/2011 07:23 pm
The clash that led Wisconsin to limit the collective-bargaining rights of public-sector unions was fed by a mix of a tea-party-backed Republican resurgence, the fiscal crisis facing state governments, and the unions’ fight to preserve power. Here are seven questions the Wisconsin union protest raised about the role of unions in the US.
03/24/2011 03:15 pm
President Obama, under attack from Republicans over higher gas prices, counterpunched on Friday, saying domestic oil production is at its highest level since 2003.
03/11/2011 04:21 pm
Muslims, in the minds of many Christians, have become America's great spiritual enemy. But attitudes can change. Americans once regularly burned the effigy of the pope.
03/10/2011 10:11 am
Former GOP presidential candidate Gary Bauer explains why stressing social issues is not just good politics, it's crucial to revitalizing America.
02/24/2011 09:10 am
In recent years, public support for labor unions has begun to wane. Will this trend continue as state and local governments face budget challenges? Protests in Wisconsin may be an indicator.
02/19/2011 05:06 pm
Bending to party conservatives – notably tea partiers – House GOP leaders propose steep cuts in many popular programs for the rest of the fiscal year. Will it lead to a government shut-down?
02/12/2011 09:14 am