Public’s Mood Turns Grim; Trump Trails Biden on Most Personal Traits, Major Issues
With less than five months until the 2020 elections, Americans are deeply unhappy with the state of the nation.
Republicans, Democrats Move Even Further Apart in Coronavirus Concerns
A majority of Republicans now say that when thinking about the problems facing the country from the coronavirus, “the worst is behind us.” Just 23% of Democrats say the same.
In Changing U.S. Electorate, Race and Education Remain Stark Dividing Lines
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Most Americans Say Federal Government Has Primary Responsibility for COVID-19 Testing
Also, a declining share of Republicans say the coronavirus is a major threat to health in the United States.
Two-Thirds of Americans Expect Presidential Election Will Be Disrupted by COVID-19
Overall, 70% of U.S. adults favor allowing any voter to vote by mail if they want to.
Some Democrats are bothered nominee is an older white man – and they solidly back Biden in November
41% of Democratic registered voters say they are bothered that the likely Democratic nominee for the 2020 election is a white man in his 70s.
Across the Table: Would you share your views of Donald Trump over dinner?
Trump has evoked strong feelings as president – both positive and negative. How would you feel discussing him at a dinner party with a group of people who have opposing views from your own? In this interactive, see how your views compare with those of other Americans.
Americans have become much less positive about tech companies’ impact on the U.S.
Negative views of technology companies’ impact on the country have nearly doubled since 2015, from 17% to 33%.
Americans say the nation’s political debate has grown more toxic and ‘heated’ rhetoric could lead to violence
Many Americans say the tone and nature of political debate in the United States has become more negative in recent years.
5 facts about same-sex marriage
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
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