Majority of Americans Do Not Think Collegiate Athletes Should Be Paid

A majority of Americans say college athletes should not be compensated beyond scholarships, according to results of a UMass Lowell-Washington Post poll released today. But when marketing, including video games, are involved, two-thirds of respondents said collegiate athletes should be compensated if their names or likenesses are used, according to […] Read more »

Trump’s Hardline Immigration Stance Got Him To The White House

President Trump’s decision to end the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (better known as DACA) seems like a political loser. Polling shows that most Americans support the program, which protects undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation, and don’t want participants […] Read more »

Why a Republican Pollster Is Losing Faith in Her Party

Kristen Soltis Anderson is losing faith in her party. And that should trigger alarms for Republican leaders concerned about the GOP’s long-term health. Anderson is a smart and telegenic young Republican pollster. She has specialized in studying how the party can improve its anemic performance among the Millennial generation, which […] Read more »

How Trump’s Reaction to Charlottesville Threatens the GOP

From his first days as a presidential candidate, the gravest political risk Donald Trump has presented the GOP is that he would stamp it as a party of racial and social intolerance precisely as the most diverse and inclusive generations in American history—the Millennials and the post-Millennials behind them—are growing […] Read more »

Millennial Evaluations of Donald Trump and the Future of American Politics

Donald Trump’s presidency has recently passed the six-month mark. Despite entering office with an approval rating of approximately 44%, growing concerns about Russian collusion, failure to repeal and replace Obamacare and inaction on campaign issues like tax reform and immigration have all contributed to a noticeable drop in public approval. […] Read more »

Millennials and Gen Xers outvoted Boomers and older generations in 2016 election

Baby Boomers and other older Americans are no longer the majority of voters in U.S. presidential elections. Millennials and Generation Xers cast 69.6 million votes in the 2016 general election, a slight majority of the 137.5 million total votes cast, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau […] Read more »

59% of Americans would like to recall and replace the President

Almost two-thirds (64%) of Americans are very or somewhat worried about the United States’ stature on the world stage, including 63% of Millennials (Americans between the ages 18 to 37), according to a new national poll from the Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School (IOP). … The KnowledgePanel® survey […] Read more »

Millennials to pass baby boomers as largest voter-eligible age group, and what it means

In 2018, the American electorate will cross a historic threshold that could reshape the political balance of power — or leave Democrats fuming in frustration at continued Republican dominance of Washington. For the first time, millennials next year will pass baby boomers as the largest generation of Americans eligible to […] Read more »