Conservative Republicans are about twice as likely as liberal Democrats to prefer a community where the houses are larger and farther apart.
Of those surveyed, 33% said it should be harder for someone to obtain an abortion near them than it is currently.
Americans continue to see widespread discrimination against groups in the U.S., including Muslims, gays and lesbians, Hispanics, women, Jews and blacks.
Researchers are learning more about early political socialization. Emerging techniques to fight misinformation are seeing some success.
Three-quarters of Republicans have a favorable opinion of the Supreme Court, compared with only about half of Democrats.
When Republicans assess the climate for political discourse, they see a more hospitable environment for Democrats than for members of their own party.
Partisans have moved apart not just in political values and approaches to addressing issues, but also on the issues they identify as top priorities.
The American public’s views of the impact immigrants have on the country remain largely positive – and deeply partisan.
The way polling questions are asked can influence people's answers. Survey experiments are one way to measure the degree to which different questions elicit different answers.
Overall, 43% of Americans say withdrawing American troops from Syria would be the right decision, while 45% say it would not.