Even though the country's outlook is strong, a new poll shows that people’s feeling of pessimism have deepened.
The decline in economic opportunity is heightening many Americans’ anxieties about the nation's growing diversity, says the new Heartland Monitor Poll.
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The economy has improved, but the newest Heartland Monitor Poll shows that Americans' gloom about their prospects has deepened.
Big government and big business haven’t acted to fix the nation’s problems. So ordinary Americans are stepping in.
With days to go before the first two primaries, the leading GOP candidate’s fate may come down to poll margins.
The Republican coalition doesn’t reflect the growing diversity of the United States, while the Democratic coalition has failed to persuade many Americans to embrace its vision of the future.
Race, religion, and ethnicity divide the country between what it was and what it is becoming.
Why blue-collar cultural conservatives may prove critical, especially across the South and Midwest
Blue-collar cultural conservatives loom large as a pivotal voting block, especially across the South and Midwest.
As the Republican frontrunner feeds off divisiveness, the new House speaker pushes a message of optimism.
The new speaker offers the clearest contrast to the presidential front-runner’s confrontational vision of the Republican future.
Voter bases at odds on guns are likely to see their parties ramp up rhetoric on the issue in 2016.
Despite his appeal to GOP-primary voters, the real-estate mogul may have more trouble winning over voters in the general election.
Some important unknown answers loom large over an already contentious and historic presidential campaign.
The fiery GOP candidate generates strong emotions in support and opposition, which presents Republicans with a dilemma.
Leading up to the election, parties are likely to take stronger stands amid shifting, and at times opposing, voter bases.
In the U.S. and Europe, two factions duel on immigration, Muslims, and nation-building.
The Republican frontrunner riled up opponents with his insular vision of America's role in the world.
More than ever before, the Republican race hinges on geography and demography.