We explored how Americans feel about the tenor of debate in the country in a recent major survey about U.S. political disource. Here's how we did it.
This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals: Research team Carroll Doherty, Director, Political Research Jocelyn Kiley, Associate Director, Political Research Alec Tyson, Senior Researcher Bradley Jones, Research Associate Hannah Hartig, Research Associate Amina Dunn Research Assistant Hannah Gilberstadt, Research Assistant Claire Brockway, Intern Communications and editorial […]
A majority of Democratic voters who prefer one of the presidential candidates are excited about several candidates vying for the party's nomination. Far fewer are enthused only by their first choice.
Most continue to favor legal status for undocumented immigrants
Three-quarters of Republicans have a favorable opinion of the Supreme Court, compared with only about half of Democrats.
Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public
Americans believe trust has declined in the U.S., whether it involves citizens’ faith in each other or their confidence in the government.
Democrats are largely united in backing a $15 an hour federal minimum wage. Republican opinion on this issue is more divided.
The public’s views of two global threats facing the United States have changed in the past few years. Far fewer Americans view North Korea’s nuclear program as a major threat to the well-being of the U.S. than did so two years ago. Over the same period, there also has been a sharp decline in the […]
Negative views of technology companies’ impact on the country have nearly doubled since 2015, from 17% to 33%.