Republicans divided by income over government’s role in ‘safety net’ issues
There are stark socioeconomic differences within the GOP when it comes to issues like poverty, health care and education.
Half of unmarried LGBT Americans say they would like to wed
Public support for same-sex marriage has surged: 57% of Americans favor allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally, up from 36% in 2005 and 27% in 1996.
Dim public awareness of Supreme Court as major rulings loom
The U.S. Supreme Court remains an institution whose members – and even the facts about some of its most important decisions – are a mystery to many Americans.
Immigration changes draw broad public interest
President Obama’s executive action on immigration, expanding deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants, attracted strong public interest last week.
Younger Republicans think more diverse nominees would help GOP win
A recent survey of Republican and Republican-leaning adults about the GOP’s future found stark age differences in opinions on the question of whether more diverse nominees would help the party perform better in future elections.
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