“politics” Charts

Does this Shirt Make my Economy Look Fat? »

A recent Gallup poll indicates despite beliefs that economic conditions are improving, "Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the future of…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 368
Score: 10

Political Price Tag on the White House »

The political party that wins control of the white house is often punished by voters in subsequent elections. Although winning…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 155
Score: 8

Racial Distinctions within the New Senate »

The newly elected members of the Senate are meant to be an embodiment of the American people and representative of…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 259
Score: 7

Getting Out the Vote: The Political Activism Gap »

A recent study by the Pew Research Center sheds some light on the political polarization in America. The study found…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 207
Score: 7

We know politicians are bought. Here's who's buying. »

Buying political influence can be an expensive venture in American politics, and these five organizations know that reality best. The…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 265
Score: 6

What's The Biggest Problem Facing the Nation? »

Are Americans unable to come together to decide on a single top problem facing the nation, or are there simply…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 433
Score: 6

Cable news viewers on day of Ferguson Decision »

Americans trusted FNC and CNN to provide them with information on the events which unfolded in Ferguson, MO on November…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 167
Score: 5

"Conservative Advantage" Wanes in US States »

A Gallup Poll compares American political ideology throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Interestingly, the article points…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 330
Score: 5

Misconceptions Part I: #Unemployment »

A survey by Ipsos Mori (a social research institute), reveals public understanding of the numbers behind the daily news in…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 259
Score: 4

#Elections2014: Voters Tuning In & Dropping Out »

In an effort to persuade voters, candidates and political groups may spend millions on campaign ads. But, looks like half…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 291
Score: 4

Arizona Close to Legalizing Marijuana? »

"Two groups are trying to collect enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot in Arizona, with one aiming…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 198
Score: 4

Are Seniors Turning on the GOP? »

There's been a vast difference in the GOP approval rating from senior citizens since 2010. The same study also showed,…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 230
Score: 4

Alzheimer’s disease may triple by 2050 »

As the number of older Americans grows rapidly (due to advances in medicine and technology, as well as the baby…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 93
Score: 3

The Politically Disengaged Youth »

A study by ABC News revealed the truth behind a long-standing characterization of American youth: they are not politically engaged.…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 140
Score: 3

How Millennials Differ »

To learn more about the ideology differences between the generations, and how they may affect politics in the future, click…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 308
Score: 3

Electoral College Vs. Popular Vote »

By almost a 2 to 1 margin, Americans want to do away with the Electoral College. The National Popular Vote…

Melissa McNeill
by: Melissa McNeill
views: 89
Score: 3

Who Cares About Honesty Anymore? »

A voter's perception of how honest a candidate is has been one of the frequently polled topics regarding this year's…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 412
Score: 2

The Confederate Flag Support in SC Before Charleston »

Before Charleston, South Carolinians were overwhelmingly in support of flying the Confederate Flag on its State House grounds. The near-overnight…

NYC Politics
by: NYC Politics
views: 307
Score: 2

The U.S. Senate On Climate Change »

The Keystone XL pipeline has been a hot environmental topic in Washington this year. During a debate, two amendments were…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 385
Score: 2

Wonder why they are called Neglected Tropical Diseases? »

Neglected Tropical Diseases are a group of tropical infections which are especially endemic in low-income populations in developing regions of…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 248
Score: 2

Minimum Wage: How Do We Stack Up? »

How does our minimum wage compare to the rest of the world? Recently, intense global debate concerning wages has sprung…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 148
Score: 2

Extremist groups still believed to be top threat to U.S. »

A Pew Research poll reveals that Americans still believe extremist groups, and more recently ISIS, to be the top threat…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 101
Score: 2

Pimp-Controlled Prostitution: Venue or Industry »

Prostitution occurs in many unregulated and few regulated ways in the United States. These are some of the more common…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 116
Score: 2

How Ready Are We for a Woman President? »

The % who felt we would be better governed with more women is up from 57% in 1995 and 2000.…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 140
Score: 2

Thomas Jefferson: America's Throwback Founding Father »

When asked which among the Declaration of Independence signers they would like best to be in politics today, a plurality…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 41
Score: 2

Hillary Clinton's Bid for Presidency: Would Gender Matter? »

A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that most people believe gender would not make a difference if…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 109
Score: 2

Sequester Cuts Hurt Head Start »

After the 2012 sequester cuts, Head Start lost much of its funding. Because of the cuts, many children lost access…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 88
Score: 2

Federal Tax Revenue 2015: $3.3 Trillion »

This is how President Obama proposes collecting $3.34 trillion in tax revenue in fiscal year 2015. Tax revenue will cover…

Nat'l Priorities Project
by: Nat'l Priorities Project
views: 429
Score: 2

A national minimum wage is bad fit for low-cost communities »

A one-size-fits-all minimum wage, without any adjustments for the significant differences in the cost of living across the country, will…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 104
Score: 2

Do Democrats Want Clinton as Their Next Candidate? »

"While the Republican faithful are split between a number of contenders and not particularly enthusiastic about any of them, a…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 185
Score: 2

Support for SEC Rule, Disclosing Political Contributions »

Two years after the lawyers submitted their petition, File No. 4-637 is finally on the SEC’s official agenda and support…

Roosevelt Institute
by: Roosevelt Institute
views: 593
Score: 2

Americans Are Against Internet Sales Tax »

Americans would be against a law proposing an Internet sales tax, with stronger opinions skewing to the younger demographics. While…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 156
Score: 2

Ethics Scandals Far From a Political Career Death Sentence »

A study into the re-election rates for House of Representative incumbents running to reclaim their office found that half of…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 52
Score: 2

National Aggregate: Part-Time Government Employment and Race »

(Data from 2009) Interestingly, females are more likely than men to work part-time for the government. It seems this may…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 73
Score: 1

Regulation - Job Killers or Overhyped Rhetoric? »

Between 1984 and 1994, total environmental expenditures measured by the Pollution Abatement Cost and Expenditure survey in all manufacturing industries…

William Achnitz III
by: William Achnitz III
views: 381
Score: 1
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