What Your First Name Reveals About Who You Vote For
People named Chad are more likely to be Republicans and those named Bobby, Betty and Curtis tend to support Donald Trump for president. The Jonathans are usually Democrats and people named Juan, Liz or Mohammad are more likely to lean toward Hillary Clinton. That’s the finding of a project put together by Verdant Labs, which […]
Want to Reach US Hispanics? Try Texting Them
The youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States is the nation’s Latino population. Fifty-eight percent — nearly 6-in-10 — of U.S. Hispanics are millennials (approximately ages 18-33) or younger, according to the Pew Research Center. By comparison, half of the black population, and 46 percent of the Asian population, are in that […]
Here’s a List of America’s Richest & Poorest Presidents
No one knows for sure how much Donald Trump is worth, but if the New York businessman ends up winning the 2016 president election, we do know he’d be the country’s richest president ever. Trump is believed to have inherited $40 million when his father died in 1974. Bloomberg News estimates the GOP candidate is […]
Illegal US Immigrants Pay Billions in Taxes, But Is It Enough?
Spurred by Republican Donald Trump’s controversial comments, immigration is a hot-button issue this presidential election season. The GOP front-runner repeatedly brings the issue up, saying that undocumented immigrants cost the United States “hundreds of billions in healthcare costs, housing costs, education costs, welfare costs, etc.” A 2010 report from the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a […]
Which US States Have Produced the Most Presidents?
Virginia and Ohio top the list when it comes to the number of U.S. presidents each state has produced. Virginia has produced eight presidents, including some of the nation’s earliest leaders such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. The seven presidents who hailed from Ohio include Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. […]
Poll Finds Young Americans Are ‘Frighteningly’ Liberal
While the Republican candidates for president have loudly lamented the steep decline of America, new research by a GOP pollster suggests young people are far more optimistic about the country’s future. “They’re refreshingly, resoundingly sunny about America’s future,” Frank Luntz writes. “This generation simply rejects the gloom and doom, even as their parents and grandparents fret […]
How Majority of Americans Are Shut Out of US Presidential Race
Iowa and New Hampshire have the first caucus and primary in every U.S. presidential election, but states like Florida, Michigan, Arizona and Illinois are far more representative of the national electorate, according to a new analysis. A key characteristic those states have in common is that they all contain big cities. The vast majority of […]