Pew Research CenterAugust 21, 2017

Highly ideological members of Congress have more Facebook followers than moderates do

In both legislative chambers, members’ ideology is a strong predictor of the number of people who follow them on Facebook.

Pew Research CenterAugust 10, 2017

John Kelly’s military background is unusual for a White House chief of staff

John Kelly is the first chief of staff in more than four decades to come from the upper ranks of the military, and unlike most of his predecessors he has no prior work experience in the White House or campaign politics.

GlobalAugust 1, 2017

Globally, more people see U.S. power and influence as a major threat

Across 30 nations, a median of 38% now say U.S. power and influence poses a major threat to their country, up 13 percentage points from 2013.

GlobalJuly 28, 2017

Border wall is Trump’s least popular policy internationally

People around the world strongly disapprove of Trump’s signature policies, but his planned U.S.-Mexico border wall stands out for its unpopularity.

GlobalJuly 17, 2017

9 charts on how the world sees President Trump

Globally, Trump is much less popular than his predecessor, and only a few countries have positive views of Trump. See nine charts that highlight international perceptions of Trump.

GlobalJuly 6, 2017

Most G20 countries have little confidence in Putin, Trump on world affairs

Few people in G20 member countries have confidence in either Donald Trump or Vladimir Putin to do the right thing regarding world affairs.

GlobalJune 26, 2017

Build your own chart: Tracking U.S. favorability and confidence in the U.S. president, 2002 to 2017

Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes survey has been tracking global opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.

GlobalJune 26, 2017

Around the world, favorability of the U.S. and confidence in its president decline

Global views of the U.S. and its president have shifted dramatically downward since the end of Barack Obama’s presidency and the start of Donald Trump’s.

March 20, 2017

Despite gains, women remain underrepresented among U.S. political and business leaders

One hundred years after Jeannette Rankin became the first female member of the U.S. Congress, women remain underrepresented in political and business leadership.

U.S. PoliticsMarch 20, 2017

What backgrounds do U.S. Supreme Court justices have?

When President Donald Trump nominated federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death last year of Justice Antonin Scalia, he chose a candidate whose professional background is very much in line with previous and current justices.