Poll: Obama Seen as Smartest, Most Honest Candidate

WASHINGTON (RNS) Americans consider President Obama to be the smartest and most honest presidential candidate against former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, according to a new poll, but religious groups differ on their views of the...

Many Americans See God’s Hand in Economy

(RNS) The way you see God tells a lot about how you see the U.S. economy, according to a new national survey. About one in five Americans combine a view of God as actively engaged in daily workings of the world with an economic conservative view that opposes...

Americans Flunk Question on Captain America vs. Bible

(RNS) Pop quiz: Who said “We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don’t know what to do, we never give up”? According to a recent poll, more Americans attributed the passage to comic book hero Captain America, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and former...