Public trust in government remains low, as it has for much of the 21st century. Only two-in-ten Americans say they trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (2%) or “most of the time” (19%).
65% say most political candidates run for office “to serve their own personal interests.”
Seven-in-ten Americans view inflation as a very big problem for the country, followed by the affordability of health care and violent crime.
The share of adults saying the U.S. isn’t providing enough support to Ukraine has declined since March.
Public attitudes about the legality of abortion are largely divided along partisan lines – and to a greater extent than in past decades.
As courts weigh affirmative action, grades and test scores seen as top factors in college admissions
More than nine-in-ten Americans (93%) say high school grades should be at least a minor factor in admissions decisions.
71% of Republican voters say their vote for Congress is “against Biden.”
44% of the public says the Senate should definitely (24%) or probably (20%) confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.
About a third of adults (32%) say the U.S. is providing about the right amount of support for Ukraine, while a larger share (42%) says it should be providing more support; just 7% say it is giving Ukraine too much support.
On average, Democrats and Republicans are farther apart ideologically today than at any time in the past 50 years.