October 15, 2013 Voters always say they want to "throw the bums out," except when it comes to their own representative. But now, against the backdrop of federal government shutdown, a potential default and general Washington dysfunction, there are signs the public is ready to buck that axiom.
February 22, 2013 No Academy membership required to vote for the Best "I Heart NPR" Picture. Pick your favorite NPR fan from this year's list of Oscar-nominated films and actors.
August 9, 2011 There could be another extreme makeover ahead of Congress if the current voter mood lasts until the 2012 general election. Different polls by credible organizations indicate that voters appear ready to wash their hands of the current Congress which could result in shifts in control of both the House and Senate.
July 18, 2011 A new CBS News poll suggests that while none of the Washington political players gets the approval of a majority of voters for how policymakers are handling the debt-ceiling debate, congressional Republicans fare the worst.The survey found only 21 percent of respondents approved of the actions of congressional Republicans while 71 percent disapproved.
April 12, 2011 A majority of Americans give the country's health system barely passing grades. Most people choose a hospital based on someone's personal experience than looking at quality ratings. Yet when it comes to surgeons, people are evenly split on whether experience or data is the best guide.
October 21, 2008 Two Views of the Presidential Election