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Illinois primary results: Republican presidential candidate index

HighBeam Research tracked the traditional media, twitter and blogger attention each Republican presidential candidate received during the week leading up to the Illinois primary and compared it to the final primary results. We also took a look at a recent Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV poll to see who earned the voters’ prediction. Did the candidate receiving the

All The Presidents’ Money: The Net Worth of Every US President

All U.S. presidents have their story of how they came to power, and for some, wealth. Some came from or married into wealth, while others never had much to speak of. A small handful were penniless when they died. This infographic shows which Presidents had the most wealth and which had the least, but also

Religion and Politics

Although the United States makes sure to separate church and state, people’s religious ideology often ties in with their political ideology. This infographic looks at Catholic Hispanics, Evangelical Hispanics, Secular Hispanics and non-Hispanics and looks at their political ideologies.    <a href=””>Teapot Warmers</a> <a href=””>Silver Amber Necklaces</a> <a href=””>Wholesale Glass Tea Sets</a> <a href=””>Mummy Sleeping Bags</a>

Data Points, Bad News

This infographic takes a look people’s views about news outlets and finds that increasingly people don’t trust the news. It also shows where people are predominantly getting their news from today.    <a href=””>Teapot Warmers</a> <a href=””>Silver Amber Necklaces</a> <a href=””>Wholesale Glass Tea Sets</a> <a href=””>Mummy Sleeping Bags</a>

[FAILED] Superheroes of the Super Committee

The Super Committee announced this week their failure to compromise regarding cuts to federal spending. What are the implications? Link    <a href=””>Teapot Warmers</a> <a href=””>Silver Amber Necklaces</a> <a href=””>Wholesale Glass Tea Sets</a> <a href=””>Mummy Sleeping Bags</a>

SOPA vs The Film Industry

Has Hollywood already forgotten the 1950s and the blacklist? Link    <a href=””>Teapot Warmers</a> <a href=””>Silver Amber Necklaces</a> <a href=””>Wholesale Glass Tea Sets</a> <a href=””>Mummy Sleeping Bags</a>

The War on Women

The numbers don’t lie: anti-choice politicians in Washington, D.C. and the states attacked a woman’s right to choose with a vengeance in 2011. What’s worse, these very same politicians are ready to resume the attacks here in Washington, D.C. and in state legislatures across the country. Link    <a href=””>Teapot Warmers</a> <a href=””>Silver Amber Necklaces</a> <a href=””>Wholesale Glass Tea Sets</a> <a href=””>Mummy Sleeping Bags</a>

Taking Down Terrorists

This infographic describes how different units of government and government programs work in the process of counter terrorism. When Osama Bin Laden was captured and killed in May 2011 it was seen as primarily the work of the Navy Seals, however it takes a lot of government units to get the to point of finding

Thanksgiving Day

Most of us celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy the scrumptious foods without giving much thought to the origins of the holiday. This infographic provides information about the history of Thanksgiving, how the first meal was celebrated and the foods that were actually eaten. It also shows what a typical Thanksgiving feast looks like today and how