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Topic - Pew Research Center
The falling birth rate in the United States may not be an indication that people don't want to have children, rather, it's a sign that they don't believe they can.
A new Pew Research Center poll asked Americans the difficult question about the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, and this is what they found: "Overall, 56 percent say the U.S. has a responsibility to do all it can to return an American captive soldier, no matter what the circumstances; 29 percent say that because Bergdahl left his post, the U.S. was not obligated to do all it could to secure his release."
A new Pew Research Center asked Americans the difficult question about the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdhal, and this is what they found: "Reactions to the Bergdahl case are deeply divided along partisan lines. Fully 71 percent of Republicans think the prisoner exchange was the wrong thing to do, while just 16 percent say it was the right thing to do. Democrats, by more than two-to-one (55 percent to 24 percent), have a positive opinion of the agreement," the survey says.
Military experience tops the list of qualifications voters want to see in presidential candidates. And insider status in Washington? That warrants only a tepid response.
It's a "challenging midterm landscape for Democrats," declares the Pew Research Center, which reveals in new survey findings that 47 percent of Americans now are Republicans or lean that way, compared to 43 percent who are in the Democratic camp.
Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.
For the first time since tracking started, wives in a marriage are more likely to be educated than are husbands, according to a Pew Research Center report that has tracked the education attainment of couples for 50 years.
A Pew Research poll shows Americans are calm compared to other countries that worry over how to support their aging populations.
Americans are among the least likely to be concerned about retirement security, or to view the growing number of older people as a major concern, a new global study finds.
Just about a third of Americans say the notion of human evolution — that people formed over a period of time from apes, or fish, or the like — is ridiculous, a survey from the Pew Research Center found.
The majority of Americans believe President Obama is too weak on foreign policy and national security issues, and they fear that U.S. global power and prestige are in decline, according to a new poll by the Pew Research Center.
It's complicated: The public is weary of the U.S. role as the world's policeman, but it also frets about the nation's declining prestige on the global stage and disapproves of both President Obama's foreign policy practices and any attempts at nation building overseas. Yet Americans approve of aggressive participation in the world economy and favor drones in the military arsenal.
The release this week of a major new survey of Jewish Americans by the Pew Research Center revealed several intriguing points, but the one that caught my eye was that 42 percent of those polled assert that having a good sense of humor is essential to their Jewish identity.
The press has proclaimed that it's the moment of truth for Sen. Ted Cruz — the day of reckoning, the week that will make or break his career. Or words to that effect. Journalists have pulled out the handy dramatic narrative that places the Texas Republican in a high stakes trial by fire as he seeks to defund the Affordable Care Act, while keeping the federal government open for business.
Alas, the Grand Old Party needs grand old changing. So says Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, who is convinced the weary GOP needs a fancy new identity, as outlined in the "Growth and Opportunity Project" study released with much ado Monday.