Seven-in-ten Americans view inflation as a very big problem for the country, followed by the affordability of health care and violent crime.
As courts weigh affirmative action, grades and test scores seen as top factors in college admissions
More than nine-in-ten Americans (93%) say high school grades should be at least a minor factor in admissions decisions.
Today, 54% of U.S. adults say they have a favorable opinion of the Supreme Court, while 44% have an unfavorable view. And 84% say justices should not bring their political views into decisions.
More adults approve than disapprove of U.S. diplomatic boycott of Olympics; few have heard much about it
About nine-in-ten U.S. adults (91%) say they have heard little (46%) or nothing at all (45%) about the diplomatic boycott of the Olympics.
Americans’ views of the economy remain negative; most say prices have gotten worse while job availability has improved.
Younger U.S. adults less likely to see big differences between the parties or to feel well represented by them
Nearly six-in-ten U.S. adults (59%) see a great deal of difference between the two major political parties, up from 55% just two years ago.
Pew Research Center’s political typology provides a roadmap to today’s fractured political landscape. It organizes the public into nine distinct groups, based on an analysis of their attitudes and values. Even in a polarized era, the 2021 survey reveals deep divisions in both partisan coalitions.
There is a wide partisan split on the fairness of the House committee’s probe.
Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households.
More Americans now say they prefer a community with big houses, even if local amenities are farther away
Six-in-ten U.S. adults say they would prefer to live in a community with larger homes with greater distances to retail stores and schools.