More than a month after the presidential election, Donald Trump’s victory and his plans for the presidency remain a topic of conversation for most – but not all – Americans. With the holidays approaching, 39% of U.S. adults say their families avoid conversations about politics. Following one of the most divisive campaigns in recent memory, here […]
For the fifth time in U.S. history, and the second time this century, a presidential candidate has won the White House while losing the popular vote.
Nearly a month after Donald Trump’s election as president, the public views his transition to the White House less positively than those of past presidents-elect.
Although the movement to limit congressional terms has been largely dormant for the past two decades, 15 states do limit how many terms their own legislators can serve.
Though many Trump supporters say illegal immigration is a serious problem in the U.S. and want to build the wall, they are more divided on other questions.
Voters are far more pessimistic about progress in race relations under Donald Trump than they were after Barack Obama’s election eight years ago, and the shift has been particularly striking among blacks.
For most voters, the 2016 presidential campaign was one to forget.
As the presidential campaign enters its final days, opinions about American democracy and the candidates’ respect for democratic institutions – as well their respect for women, minorities and other groups in society– have emerged as political flashpoints.
As the news media cover the turbulent 2016 presidential election, there’s been considerable debate around how much emphasis they should put on inaccurate or potentially offensive statements made by candidates.