• When Making a Holiday Gift List, Check it Twice for Batteries

    The phrase "batteries not included" can put a major damper on holiday gift-giving, forcing eager kids and techies alike to wait before testing out their newest toys and gadgets. In fact, it's likely this has happened to you, as ninety percent of Americans said they have forgotten the batteries...

  • A nation divided, and is it ever

    After a bruising presidential election featuring the two least liked major-party candidates in recent history, more than 8-in-10 Americans say the country is more deeply divided on major issues this year than in the past several years, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. And more than half say they...

  • Edward Jones Study: Most Americans Worried About Market Volatility Following 2016 Presidential Election

    Six in 10 Americans (59 percent) worry that the outcome of the 2016 presidential election will lead to market volatility in the near term, according to a recent study from Edward Jones. The study, which was conducted by ORC International between Oct. 13-16, took into account the opinions of...

  • Most say only turkeys will talk politics at the table

    Americans say that this Thanksgiving they are most thankful for their family, but they really hope that Aunt Ann won't ask about politics as she passes the mashed potatoes.

    A new CNN/ORC poll finds that 53% of Americans say they dread the thought of talking politics over Thanksgiving dinner on...

  • Obama’s post-election glow doesn’t shine on Democrats

    Barack Obama has gotten his last post-election bump as president, but perceptions of his party have moved in the opposite direction since Election Day, according to a new CNN/ORC poll.

    Obama's approval rating in the poll stands at 57%, his highest since September 2009. That figure is on par with...