A majority of Americans say 2018 will be a better year than 2017, a shift from a year ago when public expectations were far less positive.
Nearly a year into Donald Trump’s presidency, a majority of Americans (60%) say his election has led to worse race relations in the United States.
Political divides in the American news landscape do not end with Americans’ preferences for different news sources; rather, they extend to how members of the U.S. Congress communicate with constituents in the digital age.
Since 2015, opinions about the federal government’s handling of several major issues have become less positive and much more partisan.
A majority of Americans say they think senior members of Donald Trump’s administration definitely or probably had improper contacts with Russia during last year’s presidential campaign.
Today, 68% say the U.S. is less respected by other countries than it was in the past.
As Donald Trump sets off on his visit to Asia, the public has become increasingly concerned over North Korea’s capability and its willingness to use nuclear weapons against the United States.
Amid tax debates, deficit concerns are lower today than during the Obama administration. As approval of congressional leaders drops, confidence in Trump on several measures also declines.
The U.S. political landscape is dominated by partisanship, but there are divisions within both partisan coalitions on such issues as immigration, America’s “openness” and the size and scope of government.