Numbers, Facts and Trends Shaping Your World

March 2009 Political Survey

  • report

    Americans Favor Carbon Cap, Gays in the Military and Renewing U.S.-Cuba Ties

    Overview Washington’s policy agenda has been dominated by the economy and financial crisis during President Obama’s first two months in office. Yet a number of other policy proposals are currently being considered or may emerge in the future. The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press, conducted March […]

  • report

    Support For Health Care Overhaul, But It’s Not 1993

    Overview Most Americans believe that the nation’s health care system is in need of substantial changes. But there is less support for completely rebuilding the health care system than there was in April 1993, during the early stage of the Clinton administration’s unsuccessful effort to revamp health care. Still, the public continues to favor the […]

  • report

    Obama’s Approval Rating Slips Amid Division Over Economic Proposals

    Overview President Barack Obama’s approval rating has slipped, as a growing number of Americans see him listening more to his party’s liberals than to its moderates and many voice opposition to some of his key economic proposals. Obama’s job approval rating has slipped from 64% in February to 59% currently, while disapproval has jumped from […]

Download Dataset

This content requires a Pew Research Center account. Please login, or click here to register for an account.