Topic: The Gallup Organization
Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.
09/29/2010 08:20 pm
Democrats are expected to lose House seats in Election 2010, but in districts where demographics are shifting their way they are working to upset Republican incumbents. California's Third District is one.
09/27/2010 02:53 pm
House Republicans are set to release a 'governing agenda' Thursday, outlining their priorities should they take control after the 2010 election.
09/20/2010 08:01 pm
President Obama on Thursday again stressed his commitment to double US exports in five years and, thus, create 2 million jobs. Is a tougher stance toward China part of his plan?
09/16/2010 01:20 pm
Women have a greater knowledge of climate change than men, and are more likely to support the scientific consensus on human-caused global warming, an analysis of Gallup data shows.
09/15/2010 02:57 pm
Americans who see the tea party movement in a favorable light equal – or slightly surpass – those who see it unfavorably, according to a new Christian Science Monitor/TIPP poll.
09/15/2010 11:15 am
Which country has the most generous people in the world? A poll of 153 countries ranked global philanthropy in three categories: individual donations, volunteer time, and the number of people willing to help a stranger. Gallup’s 2010 World Giving Index Report was released Wednesday.
09/08/2010 09:11 pm
As the November midterm election approaches, it seems to be dire straits for Democrats. Obama and other party leaders will have to energize their base in order to turn it around.
09/05/2010 01:39 pm
Controversy over the New York and other mosques underlines the struggle to balance values of religious tolerance with fears, real and imagined, in an age of terrorism.
09/03/2010 02:10 pm
The Great Recession forced consumers and states to correct bad habits. But other lessons still need to be learned to strengthen America.
08/26/2010 03:43 pm