Gallup News Podcast
Since WWII, Harry Truman Has Lowest Presidential Approval Rating
Examining U.S. presidents since World War II, Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport explains that President Harry Truman received the lowest average job approval rating during his presidency, compared with other presidents.
After Healthcare Exchanges Close, 5% of Americans Are Newly Insured
Following the end of the open-enrollment period on March 31, 5% of Americans report they are newly insured for 2014, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
Americans Most Confident in Military, Least in Congress
About three-quarters of Americans have "quite a lot" or "a great deal" of confidence in the military, while just 7% feel the same way about Congress, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
Minority of Americans Following Upcoming Benghazi Hearings Closely
Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport reports that more Americans are paying more attention to Sgt. Bergdahl's release and the VA hospital scandal than the upcoming Benghazi hearings.
Americans Pick Environment Over Energy Development for First Time in...
In the U.S., a majority of adults favor protecting the environment over developing energy resources. Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport analyzes this trend and other environmental issues in this episode of The Trend Line.
After Health Exchanges Close, Views on Healthcare Law Have Changed...
Although net approval is slightly higher than previous polls, Americans continue to be more negative than positive about the Affordable Care Act, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
Americans Say U.S. Army Is Most Important; Marines Most Prestigious
In the U.S., 26% of adults say the U.S. Army is the most important to national defense, and 47% name the Marine Corps as the most prestigious branch of the armed forces, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
Support of Same-Sex Marriage Reaches Record High
According to Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport, 55% of Americans support same-sex marriage, the highest on record, reflecting Americans' changing perspective on gay marriage.
In 2014 Election, Economy and Federal Budget Deficit Are Most Important
The Affordable Care Act and income and wealth distribution are both important topics to Americans and are issues with a decidedly Democratic advantage, explains Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport. Meanwhile, Republicans hold the advantage on foreign...
After Botched Execution, Views on Morality of Death Penalty Unchanged
Following the controversy surrounding the execution in Oklahoma, a majority of Americans still believe the death penalty is morally acceptable, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
The Best States for Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport asserts that people who live in states with higher racial and ethnic minority populations are more likely to report their state is good for racial and ethnic minorities.
Support for Tea Party Continues to Decline
After reaching its peak in 2010, Americans' support for the Tea Party declined to 22%, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
Americans' Perspectives on Retirement
About half of Americans do not think they will have enough money to retire comfortably, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
The Effects of Mobile Technology on American Life
Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport explores how mobile technology affects life in the U.S. and examines the impact it could have on Americans' political involvement.
Montanans and Alaskans Most Likely to View Their States as Best Places...
In both Montana and Alaska, 77% of adults say their respective state is the best or one of the best possible places to live, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
One-Quarter of Americans Live on the Financial Edge
One in four U.S. adults don't have enough money to live comfortably and rate their personal financial situation as poor, according to Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
How Americans Invest Their Money
Gallup offers five points about Americans' views on long-term investment, from real estate to gold.
Four Percent of Americans Are Newly Insured in 2014
With open enrollment over for this year, 4% of Americans got a new healthcare policy in 2014, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport.
In March of His Sixth Year in Office, Obama Is Below Average in Job...
In context of presidential job approval ratings in March of their sixth year in office, President Obama ranks above George W. Bush and Richard Nixon, but below Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and Dwight Eisenhower.
New York State Most Worried About Tax Burden, Wyoming Least Worried
Nearly eight out of 10 New Yorkers are worried about their state tax burden, says Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport in his analysis of Americans' perceptions of taxes.
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