As new tariffs take hold, more see negative than positive impact for the U.S.
Americans’ views of the new tariffs between the United States and some of its trading partners tilt more negative than positive.
With another Supreme Court pick, Trump is leaving his mark on higher federal courts
Trump has successfully appointed more federal appeals court judges so far in his presidency than his two predecessors combined had at the same point in theirs. And with his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, Trump soon could install his second justice on the nation’s highest court, too.
Senate’s August recess could be its shortest in decades
Mitch McConnell’s decision to shorten the chamber’s August recess isn’t unprecedented. But in an election year – when a third of senators are on the campaign trail – it’s unusual.
How Americans see their country and their democracy
On the Fourth of July, Americans celebrate the birth of the nation and the values that have sustained the country and its democracy. Read key findings about how Americans see their country and their democracy.
5 facts about the death penalty
As the debate over the death penalty continues in the U.S. and worldwide, read five facts about the issue.
More and more, Senate elections reflect states’ presidential votes
Of the 73 regular and special Senate elections that have been held since 2013, 69 were won by candidates belonging to the party that won that state’s most recent presidential race.
Most Americans lack confidence in Trump to deal appropriately with Mueller probe
Just 41% of Americans say they are very or somewhat confident that Trump will handle matters related to the special counsel investigation appropriately. Republicans and Democrats offer starkly different assessments.
Americans broadly support legal status for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children
Nearly three-quarters of Americans favor granting permanent legal status to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.
Most Americans express positive views of country’s growing racial and ethnic diversity
About six-in-ten U.S. adults say that the growing racial and ethnic diversity in America makes the country a better place to live.
Younger generations make up a majority of the electorate, but may not be a majority of voters this November
Generation X and younger generations make up a majority of the U.S. electorate. But if past U.S. midterm election turnout patterns hold true, these younger Americans are unlikely to cast the majority of votes this November.