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Nov 02, 2018, 07:03 ET New Poll Shows Americans Think Divisions in our Country are due to a Crisis of Facts

Americans are increasingly worried that divisions in our country are driven more by using different facts than by holding different beliefs. In...


Sep 28, 2018, 07:03 ET New Poll Shows Voters Driven by Facts over Values; USAFacts and Countable Team Up to Launch First Site that Puts Candidates' Positions in the Context of Data

The first site of its kind to show the public positions of U.S. House and Senate candidates in the context of data on those issues has launched at...


Jun 22, 2018, 09:03 ET USAFacts Names Poppy MacDonald as First Managing Director

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced today that Poppy MacDonald will take on the new role of Managing Director for USAFacts, Ballmer's...


Apr 17, 2018, 08:34 ET Steve Ballmer's USAFacts to Hold First-Ever "Shareholder Meeting" for American Taxpayers

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to hold "America's Shareholder Meeting" – a live webcast and phone call – walking Americans through where tax...


Apr 06, 2018, 09:10 ET Steve Ballmer's USAFacts Announces First-Ever "Shareholder Meeting" for American Taxpayers

USAFacts, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's non-profit, non-partisan civic initiative aimed at making government numbers more available,...


Jul 14, 2017, 07:28 ET USAFacts Releases Inaugural "State of the Facts" Poll

The public is hungry for facts about their government but skeptical of the information they receive, with 3 out of 4 considering it biased, according ...