An interesting snapshot of who actually voted in the last Presidential election. Not a lot surprising here - older, richer, married better educated folks turn out in the highest numbers. Oh, and women. But you may be surprised to see what states had the highest and lowest turnout.
Just 54 days til Election Day. What, if anything, do you think will be different about these numbers come November?
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Libyan Ambassador Christopher Stevens died in an attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya after protests broke out there and in Cairo. Three other American diplomatic staff members were also killed. President Obama strongly condemned the attack earlier this morning. More.
According to a new Pew study, increasing your earning potential may require literally moving on up: If you aim to climb the income ladder in the United States, your best bet might be to move north and east—and definitely stay out of the south.
According to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center, net migration from Mexico is now zero. In fact, the report suggests that more Mexican-born people may now be leaving the US than arriving. This means the end of the largest and most sustained immigration trend in American history.
The co-author of the report and senior demographer with the Pew Hispanic Center, Jeff Passel, says the reasons include the economic downturn in the United States; the comparative prosperity of Mexico; tougher border controls; increased deportation of undocumented immigrants. More.