GALLUP - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GALLUP News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Poll: Obama scores best with Muslims, worst with Mormons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173999-78/percent-obama-gallup-mormons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58173999-78/percent-obama-gallup-mormons.html.csp">Poll: Obama scores best with Muslims, worst with Mormons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T19:03:27.825-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 07:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">President Barack Obama should be grateful Mormons account for barely 2 percent of the U.S. population — otherwise his overall approval rating would be sinking even lower than its current 43 percent. That’s because only 18 percent of Latter-day Saints give a thumbs up to the commander in chief’s 2014 job performance, according to a new Gallup poll. On the other hand, Muslims hand Obama the highest marks, with 72 percent approval, followed by other non-Christians at 59 percent. More than half of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173999@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:03:27 MDT Gallup poll: Immigration now a top problem for U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190247-68/immigration-poll-problem-gallup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190247-68/immigration-poll-problem-gallup.html.csp">Gallup poll: Immigration now a top problem for U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:56:16.286-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:56AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One in six people now call immigration the most pressing problem facing the U.S., according to a new Gallup poll. That’s up sharply since June, when just 5 percent said immigration topped their list of concerns. The issue has gained prominence as a surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the nation’s southern border illegally has left the government struggling to process the caseload. In the July poll, immigration is about even with dissatisfaction with government, the economy and unemployment as...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902472014-07-16T09:56:16.286-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T09:56:16.286-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190247@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:56:16 MDT Cepeda: The myth of a polarized America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145901-82/political-media-americans-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145901-82/political-media-americans-america.html.csp">Cepeda: The myth of a polarized America</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Esther Cepeda</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T10:47:42.853-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 10:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • America is growing more polarized — or so we’ve read in what seems like a zillion headlines in the weeks since the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press released “Political Polarization in the American Public.” This is the report that spurred an untold number of late-night comedy show one-liners with the statistic that three out of 10 consistent conservatives and about a quarter of across-the-board liberals say they would be unhappy if an immediate family member married some...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145901@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 10:47:42 MDT Saletan: Why support for capital punishment is falling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58088248-82/percent-death-penalty-support.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58088248-82/percent-death-penalty-support.html.csp">Saletan: Why support for capital punishment is falling</a></h4>