The IRS was rated less favorably than any of the other federal agencies tested in a new Pew Research survey; 51% had a negative opinion.
More than a year ahead of the 2014 congressional elections, Democrats have a six-point edge when it comes to which party voters would support in their districts.
A majority of the public says members of Congress should base their vote on the wishes of their district over the interest of the country.
The share of voters who say they don’t want to see their own representative re-elected is high as it’s been in two decades.
The most dedicated cable news viewers average 72 minutes, more than an hour, of home viewing a day.
The number of Americans who said reducing the deficit was a top public priority rose 19 points between 2009 and 2013.
A Gallup poll finds 33% of Americans cite dissatisfaction with government and elected representatives as the nation's top issue.
The Obama administration reportedly is planning to curb U.S. military aid to Egypt, a move that many Americans would support, according to a Pew Research poll conducted in August.
Just 18% of Republicans believe their leaders are paying too much attention to the Tea Party.
The Supreme Court began its new term today, after seeing its favorability ratings drop following rulings during its last term.