Americans are divided over whether mass shootings reflect broader societal problems or not – 47% say they do, 44% say they are isolated acts.
A majority of Americans say keeping Social Security and Medicare benefits as they are is more important than cutting the deficit
Roughly four-in-ten Americans say immigrants now illegally in the U.S. should have a path to citizenship; 24% prefer to give them permanent residency status.
Despite a drop in his approval rating, Americans – by a 14-point margin – have more confidence in President Obama than GOP leaders to deal with the deficit.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans had a favorable opinion of Hillary Clinton as she neared the end of her tenure as Secretary of State.
The percentage of Democrats who say immigrants strengthen the U.S. is 25 points higher than that of Republicans.
Only 16% of all adults say having a mother who works full time is ideal for a young child, but about one-third of mothers say they would prefer such a job.
One in four teens are “cell-mostly” internet users — far more than adults.
Six-in-ten low-income Americans say they experienced one or more financial problems in the past year.
Nearly a quarter of those who say gun rights should be a priority have contributed to an organization that takes a position on gun policy.