For the past several years, large majorities of both Democrats and Republicans have favored making private gun sales and sales at gun shows subject to background checks.
The public is divided over many aspects of U.S. immigration policy.
Supporters of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump disagree on a range of policy issues, from terrorism to free trade. Yet they also have more fundamental differences over long-term changes in the country and the next generation’s future prospects.
Hillary Clinton led the field for the Democratic nomination from the beginning of the campaign in early 2015 on her road to becoming the party’s nominee.
Hillary Clinton led Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination in every Pew Research Center survey conducted throughout the party’s primaries. But many Democratic voters vacillated in their candidate support throughout this period.
Donald Trump’s rise to become the Republican Party’s presidential nominee followed a lengthy primary campaign.
Over the course of the GOP primaries, a majority of Republican voters changed their minds about who they preferred for president at least once.
As Republicans and Democrats prepare for their party conventions later this month, a new national survey paints a bleak picture of voters’ impressions of the presidential campaign and the choices they face in November.
The 2016 presidential campaign has exposed deep disagreements between – and within – the two parties on a range of major policy issues.