pew research

  • December 30, 2011  

    Fewer Americans are tying the knot nowadays, according to a new Pew Research report that showed 51 percent of the adult population is married, compared to 1960 when 72 percent of the country was. Ray Suarez discusses the changing demographics of marriage in the United States with Stephanie Coontz of Evergreen State College. Continue reading

  • October 5, 2006  

    Less than five weeks before the midterm elections, polls suggest that events such as the war in Iraq and the scandal surrounding former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., are not affecting people’s party affiliation, though many say the developments will affect how they vote. Two experts discuss the factors at play. Continue reading