Two-thirds of those who voted for the president felt his election was the "last chance to stop America's decline." But his victory won't arrest the cultural and demographic trends they opposed.
Most Americans take a pragmatic view of responding to the challenges posed by illegal immigration.
The presidential candidate has resurrected divisive GOP campaign tactics that target and alienate minorities.
A once powerful demographic group is losing ground in American politics.
White evangelicals are culturally and economically disaffected—anxious to protect the conservative Christian culture rapidly disappearing in America.
A new focus on systemic institutional problems reflects the changing demographics of the faithful.
On discrimination and religious-liberty claims, the battle for equal rights is far from over.
Most of the recent growth in public support for same-sex unions has come from within denominations that once opposed them.
A poll of 40,000 people reveals that the areas of consensus are broader than many suspect.
GOP voters support the executive actions in principal, but oppose them once they're linked to the president.
Though minority and white evangelical Protestants have more in common than any other Christian groups, they are deeply divided on matters of race and justice.
Why are Democrats keeping it close in five key Senate races? Look at changing demographics.
A Pew poll last week showed a small dip, but the overall trend—and more importantly, the underlying fundamentals—haven't changed.
One reason for the racial divide over Michael Brown's death is that white Americans tend to talk mostly to other white people.
A new poll shows Americans are surprisingly united on how to deal with migrant children—even if their leaders are not.
His loss isn't about immigration narrowly. It's a lesson in how any legislation that threatens cultural transformation can raise the hackles of Tea Party Republicans.
Even as they quickly condemn the likes of Donald Sterling, surveys reveal whites have serious misgivings about a more diverse nation.
Social issues have brought about a surprising alliance between Protestant evangelicals and Catholic bishops—but the pontiff's focus on economic justice could complicate matters.
Even in the nation's most culturally conservative region, attitudes are now evenly split on marriage equality.