Television is still likely to rule as the primary source of political news for most Americans this year.
Fifty-eight percent (58%) of U.S. voters say waterboarding and other aggressive interrogation techniques should be used to gain information from the terrorist who attempted to bomb an airliner on Christmas Day.
Voters feel far more strongly than they have in over two years that legislation currently being debated in Congress would have a significant impact on their lives, and they’re well aware of which party is in charge.
Following the failed terrorist attempt to blow up an airliner landing in Detroit on Christmas Day, Americans are a lot less critical of airport security procedures.
A Nigerian Muslim’s attempt to blow up an airliner landing in Detroit on Christmas Day has Americans much more concerned about the dangers of another terrorist attack.
Voters end a year that has produced some of the most far-reaching big government policies in decades with the same level of concern they’ve voiced for months.
President Obama on Tuesday named the first White House cybersecurity chief, even as news reports surfaced that computer hackers may have stolen U.S.-South Korean military secrets and millions of dollars from Citgroup.
Voters strongly believe that black-white relations are better today - and improving - but are much less confident about the social situation with Hispanics.
One of the things that political pros often overestimate is how well known politicians are.
President Obama in his recent speech laying out his strategy for the war in Afghanistan stressed how important it is for America’s NATO allies to pitch in.