“nolabels” Charts

112th Least Productive Congress, 113th Might Be Even Worse »

The 112th Congress was the least productive in recorded history. And yet, the current Congress is, as of now, even…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 433
Score: 6

Fundamental Problems with Congress: Gerrymandered Safe Seats »

89% of House seats are considered safely in the hands of one party. The rest, excluding those that significantly "favor"…

Civil Politics
by: Civil Politics
views: 140
Score: 4

Americans' Discretionary Spending Reaches Five-Year High »

As a result of the economic downturn and the subsequent high unemployment rate, Americans everyday, discretionary, spending precipitously declined to…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 205
Score: 3

Independents Skyrocket as Party Polarization Surges »

While the proportion of Americans associating themselves as Democratic or Republican has precipitously dropped in the last decade, Americans' overall…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 103
Score: 3

No Labels Calls Congress to Work Longer, Public Agrees »

While the length of Congress' session in 2012 included more days than in 2003, the average hours in-session each day…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 122
Score: 3

No Labels Pushes for Greater Presidential Accountability »

In this modern era, presidents give 88% fewer press conferences than before the popularization of the television. News conferences serve…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 94
Score: 2

Fed. Gov't, Largest US Purchaser, Buys Like Mom & Pop Store »

Many American families know that buying in bulk can substantially cut their grocery bill. And yet, in the federal government,…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 101
Score: 2

80% of Americans Disapprove of Congress' Performance, Why? »

Since 2011, Americans' approval of Congress has remained almost exclusively below 20%. 59% of Americans blame partisanship for congressional ineffectiveness.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 120
Score: 2

American Small-Business Owners Optimistic For Next Year »

Small-business owners in the United States are more optimistic about their business operations now than at any time since 2008,…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 96
Score: 1

Americans Working Longer, Still Unsure of Retirement »

In recent years, average American workers' expectations for retirement have changed drastically, with far fewer anticipating enjoying a financially secure…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 40

1995 Government Shutdown Costliest Ever...Until Now »

The government shutdown of last month cost the US over $1 billion each week, greatly surpassing the previous record of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 72

Conservatives Also Strongly Support Path to Citizenship »

While many conservatives in the Senate and, even more so, the House of Representatives have cited their constituents as basis…

Civil Politics
by: Civil Politics
views: 42

Satisfaction with the Federal Gov't: A Red or Blue Question »

The public's satisfaction with the federal government seems largely tied to individual political leanings. Republican satisfaction on issues from foreign…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 42

Fundamental Problems with Congress: Party Polarization »

In the last three decades, the political polarization of Congress members has skyrocketed, and with it, congressional productivity has precipitously…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 206