The parties are clearly competitive on taxes, and it remains to be seen whether the Democrats’ small lead will hold up. But even a small lead on an issue that has often been a GOP strength must be welcome news for the Democrats. read more
ABC News and the Post haven’t asked about Joe Biden in a long time, but other pollsters have. read more
Is there a “War on Women,” as President Obama and his advisers suggest? One might think so if the figures the White House provides to support the claim were taken at face value. Fortunately, there is another way to look … read more
In honor of Milton Friedman’s 100th birthday, AEI offers a brief history of the late Dr. Friedman’s relationship with the Institute. In 1954, the American Enterprise Association hired William J. Baroody, Sr. as executive vice president of the association. In … read more
When Fox News asked voters whether the United States is still a “‘shining city on a hill,’ meaning a country that all others want to be like,” 45 percent of respondents said it is and 50 percent said it is … read more
Also of Interest
Attitudes towards the Tea Party over Time
Will IRS targeting of Tea Party groups reinvigorate the Tea Party movement? One way to begin to answer the question is to examine how views of the Tea Party have changed since 2010 when the pollsters began to track opinions about it. AEI’s public opinion team does just that in this compilation, reviewing trends from 11 major pollsters on Tea Party activism, support, and favorability.
Homeownership and the American Dream
The latest edition of AEI’s Political Report explores the relationship between homeownership and the American Dream. The two may not be as intertwined as they once were, but many still aspire to own their own homes. This issue also examines the new culture wars, pressures facing families, personal economic outlooks, and more!
Great books by AEI scholars: 75 for 75
Since AEI’s founding 75 years ago, its scholars, adjuncts, and members of the Institute’s Council of Academic Advisers have published many influential books.