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.
Republicans and Democrats set higher standards for politicians in the other party than in their own when it comes to respect and compromise.
From the start of Trump’s presidency, Americans have been divided along partisan lines in their views of him. Our video aims to place views of him in context.
There were wide differences in voting preferences between men and women, whites and nonwhites, as well as people with more and less educational attainment.
Three-quarters of Republicans say they are optimistic about the future of the Republican Party. Democrats have a similarly bright outlook for their party.
Americans’ views of Robert Mueller's investigation – and Donald Trump’s handling of the matter – continue to grow more polarized.
Just 41% of Americans say they are very or somewhat confident that Trump will handle matters related to the special counsel investigation appropriately. Republicans and Democrats offer starkly different assessments.
Sizable shares of Americans say those with views different from their own about how Trump is handling his job also probably don’t share many other values.
When the two policies are taken together, 54% of Americans both favor legal status for immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children and oppose expanding the border wall.
Half of Americans say using military force against countries that may seriously threaten the U.S. – but have not attacked it – can often or sometimes be justified.