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Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

Share of Unauthorized Immigrant Workers in Production, Construction Jobs Falls Since 2007

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In States, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Construction Are Top Industries U.S.-born and Unauthorized Immigrant Workers, by Major Occupation, 2012 In a reflection of changes in the overall economy since the Great Recession, the U.S. unauthorized immigrant workforce now holds fewer blue-collar jobs and more white-collar ones than it did…

New Pew Report Profiling Illegal Population Provides Glimpse of Impact on American Workers and Taxpayers

New Pew Report Profiling Illegal Population Provides Glimpse of Impact on American Workers and Taxpayers

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A new report by Pew Research Center about the estimated 8.1 million illegal aliens working in the U.S. tells us two important things: 1) They are significantly undercutting job opportunities for American workers in formerly middle class trades. 2) Granting amnesty to them would cost American taxpayers trillions…

College-Educated Republicans Most Skeptical of Global Warming

College-Educated Republicans Most Skeptical of Global Warming

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Story Highlights Educated Reps more likely than less educated Reps to doubt global warming Democrats with college degrees tend to be less skeptical Education related to self-reported understanding of issue for both parties PRINCETON, N.J. -- Republicans with higher levels of education are more likely than those in…

In U.S., Concern About Environmental Threats Eases

In U.S., Concern About Environmental Threats Eases

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Story Highlights Worry about most problems down after increasing in 2014 Americans are most worried about polluted drinking water Americans worry least about global warming PRINCETON, N.J. -- Americans' concern about several major environmental threats has eased after increasing last year. As in the past, Americans express the…

Only A Third of Voters Want Lynch Confirmed as AG, Survey Says

Only A Third of Voters Want Lynch Confirmed as AG, Survey Says

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by Rich Tucker 24 Mar 2015 661 Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) claims Republicans are putting Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee to be attorney general, “in the back of the bus,” a reference to civil rights crusader Rosa Parks. In a different context, columnist George Will advises readers to…

Dick Morris: Who is Jeb’s main rival?

Dick Morris: Who is Jeb’s main rival?

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Getty Images Though the GOP nominating process for 2016 is just beginning, CNN/ORC issued a poll this week that sheds light on how it is unfolding. The survey tested the GOP candidates in a head-to-head match-up, and with only 14 percent undecided, it shows the beginning of the…

D.C., Salt Lake City Lead Metros in Payroll to Population

D.C., Salt Lake City Lead Metros in Payroll to Population

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Story Highlights Texas boasts three of top 10 metros for P2P California and Florida dominate bottom 10 metros Labor force participation tracks most closely with P2P WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Washington, D.C. (54.1%) and Salt Lake City (52.9%) had the highest Payroll to Population employment rates (P2P) among the…

Federal Tax System Seen in Need of Overhaul

Federal Tax System Seen in Need of Overhaul

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Top Complaints: Wealthy, Corporations ‘Don’t Pay Fair Share’ The public sees the nation’s tax system as deeply flawed: 59% say “there is so much wrong with the federal tax system that Congress should completely change it.” Just 38% think the system “works pretty well” and requires “only minor…

Hillary Clinton’s Brother Defends Haiti Gold Mine Deal: ‘I Raise Money for a Lot of People’

Hillary Clinton’s Brother Defends Haiti Gold Mine Deal: ‘I Raise Money for a Lot of People’

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by Breitbart News 20 Mar 2015 90 AP Photo/Larry Downing Washington Post reporters Kevin Sullivan and Rosalind S. Helderman interview Tony Rodham, the brother of Hillary Clinton embroiled in a scandal revealed in the upcoming book from Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Peter Schweizer, Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How…

Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably

Seven in 10 Americans Continue to View Israel Favorably

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Even as relations between the leaders of Israel and the United States reportedly deteriorate over disagreement about how to handle Iran's nuclear program, Israel has retained its broadly favorable image in the U.S. over the past year. Seventy percent of Americans now view that country…

Sifting recent polls differently: A new list of GOP front-runners

Sifting recent polls differently: A new list of GOP front-runners

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Speculating about election results 602 days before voting is sure folly -- especially when the Republican field is so large, young and largely unknown and the Democrat field is one, old and, well, well-known as susceptible to serious stumbles. But mining the data within two recent surveys by…

Bolton PAC Takes Aim at GOP Isolationism

Bolton PAC Takes Aim at GOP Isolationism

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John Bolton ramps up efforts to elevate national security as top GOP policy issue John Bolton / AP Republican isolationists could find themselves under fire in the 2016 primaries from John Bolton’s Super PAC, as the hawkish former United Nations ambassador ramps up his effort to elevate national…

Neither Major Party Cracks 40% Favorability in Latest Poll

Neither Major Party Cracks 40% Favorability in Latest Poll

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Story Highlights Americans give GOP 37% favorable rating, Democrats 39% First time neither party's rating has reached 40% Republicans' favorability dips after hitting 42% last fall PRINCETON, N.J. -- Thirty-seven percent of Americans now view the Republican Party favorably and 39% view the Democratic Party favorably. This is…

Hillary Clinton Clear Leader in Favorability Among Democrats

Hillary Clinton Clear Leader in Favorability Among Democrats

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Story Highlights Seventy-nine percent of Dems have favorable view of Clinton Her rating is higher than Biden's (64%) and Warren's (37%) Clinton most favorable among liberal, moderate/conservative Dems WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Nearly eight in 10 Democrats (79%) have a favorable view of Hillary Clinton. Should she seek her…

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