What America Thinks: Is Raising the Minimum Wage A Blessing or A Curse?
To raise or not to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, that's the question. But it's not quite that simple following a new government report that says an increase in the minimum wage would move 900,000 people above the poverty line but also would cost half a million people their jobs. What does America think?
Gun Owners, Non-Owners - Two Americas?
When it comes to gun-related issues not surprisingly, our surveys have found that there's often a world of difference between those with a gun in their household and those who don't have a gun around. So what do these two Americas think about these hot-button issues?
Valentine’s Day: Are Americans Feeling the Love?
Some call it the most romantic day of the year. Some call it a Hallmark Holiday. Either way, February 14th is here and we look at what America thinks about what people think about "V-Day" and what they are planning for their loved ones.
What America Thinks: 2014 Winter Olympics
The 2014 Winter Olympics have begun in Sochi, Russia. What do Americans think of the international competition, and how closely are they paying attention to it?
Sixty-two percent (62%) of American Adults plan on watching Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday featuring the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks. Here’s a deeper look at what America thinks about the winners, the halftime show, where they’ll be watching the game and if they’ll be making any bets this Sunday.
Problems for Christie on Road to White House?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, often mentioned as a 2016 White House front-runner, is fighting allegations that his office deliberately caused several days of major traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge into New York City as retaliation against an elected official who refused to support his reelection. What does America think of the controversy that some are already dubbing "Bridgegate"?
What America Thinks of the Job Market
As the new year begins, what does America think about the state of the job market?
New Year, New You?
The ball has dropped in Times Square; the Christmas decorations are coming down, and it's time for New Year's resolutions. So what does America think about that time-honored tradition?
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Christmas is less than a week away, and Rasmussen Reports has surveyed many Americans about how they celebrate, from shopping to worshipping.
Is Violent Media Part of the Problem?
Saturday marks the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and while mental health issues and gun control have gotten much of the attention since then, there is some support for limiting access to violent video games and movies.