Ruy Teixeira anticipates a less than favorable reaction to Rep. Paul Ryan’s federal budget based on the polls.
Ruy Teixeira finds that a majority in both nations are wary of the saber rattling by conservatives in their own countries for a military strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
The public thinks the economic stimulus plan and bailouts for General Motors and Chrysler worked, writes Ruy Teixeira.
A recent poll shows the public favors trimming the military budget and increasing taxes on the rich to help bring the federal budget into balance, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Ruy Teixeira finds strong public backing for the federal requirement that insurance plans cover the full cost of birth control for women.
The public approves of plans the president laid out in his State of the Union address to keep powerful institutions accountable and responsible, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public clearly wants the payroll tax cut extended to the end of the year, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Ruy Teixeira looks at a just-released poll showing that Americans think wealthy citizens should pay their fair share.
Conservatives need to pay closer attention to the opinions of most Americans who believe our economic system is unfair, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public is well aware of the inequality in our society, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Video Center for American Progress Senior Fellow Ruy Teixeira outlines the demographic and economic factors that will drive the 2012 presidential election.
Conservatives remain oblivious to the public’s opposition to cutting important social programs. Ruy Teixeira offers some recent polls to help them get the message.
Failing to extend the payroll tax cut would be a grave mistake on conservatives’ part, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Ruy Teixeira explains why conservatives’ obsessive drive to dismantle the Affordable Care Act is unlikely to generate high levels of public support.
Ruy Teixeira shows that the economic doldrums of the last few years haven’t affected the youth generation’s progressive bent.