May 8, 2012 While support has risen since the mid-1990s and opposition has declined, for the past two years the split has been close to 50-50.
April 17, 2012 For those who can't get enough of polls about the presidential election, Gallup has fired up its "daily tracking" survey that will follow the levels of support for President Obama and presumed GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
Rev. Billy Graham poses for a portrait in 1968.
December 28, 2011 He is by far the most mentioned man on Gallup's annual list of the most admired men and women living today. Queen Elizabeth II, who has made the list 44 times, is the most-mentioned woman.
Gallup's latest polling on how Americans feel about the way they're being governed.
September 26, 2011 "A record-high 81 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the way the country is being governed," Gallup says.
September 23, 2011 Death penalty opponents seized on the execution of Davis, whose conviction of killing a police officer was based on questionable eyewitness accounts, as an event that could turn the tide against state-sponsored executions. History, however, suggests that despite outrage in some quarters over the killing of Davis and other executions, public opinion will remain firmly supportive.
August 15, 2011 President Obama today sets off on a bus tour through Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois that will extend into the middle of the week. For the first time, his approval rating in Gallup's daily tracking poll is below 40 percent.
The dark line shows support for same-sex marriage.
May 20, 2011 The polling organization has been asking about the issue since 1996. While support has now edged above 50 percent, Gallup says the issue remains highly divisive — with older Americans and Republicans more likely to be opposed.
February 25, 2011 One surprise was that the very conservative South Carolina was behind the Dakotas. Vermont had the highest percentage of liberals. Interestingly, the least conservative state was more strongly conservative than the most strongly liberal state.
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