In his 2012 proclamation on National Equal Pay Day, the president repeated the tired cliché that “women who worked full-time earned only 77 percent of what their male counterparts did.” As Diana Furchgott-Roth explains in the new edition of Women’s … read more
Despite all the recent attention to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the ObamaCare case, the economy is still the top issue for voters. In a new Fox News poll of registered voters, 41 percent of respondents said Barack Obama has … read more
Seventeen percent of registered voters in a recent Gallup survey said they worked for the federal (4 percent), state (7 percent), or local (6 percent) government. Federal government workers were equally divided in their preferences for the November election. State … read more
Recently, Gallup updated us on attitudes toward Michelle Obama. The First Lady remains very popular, with a 66 percent favorable rating and 27 percent unfavorable one. Gallup compared her rating to date with the full ratings for Laura Bush and … read more
In almost all polls, President Obama gets more negative than positive marks on handling the economy. In most polls, the president and Mitt Romney are evenly matched on handling the issue. The new late May CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll asks … read more
Also of Interest
The IRS: Opinions over time
This month’s issue of AEI’s Political Report delves into the latest public opinions on a range of must-watch topics, from scandals to Supreme Court deliberations to how Americans feel they will fare under the health care law.
Attitudes toward the tea party over time
How strong is the Tea Party today? Will IRS targeting of Tea Party groups reinvigorate the 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.
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.