Three-quarters of Republicans have a favorable opinion of the Supreme Court, compared with only about half of Democrats.
Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public
Republicans’ views of the investigation, which were generally negative over the probe’s duration, are much more positive now that it is complete.
Americans say the public’s trust has been declining in both the federal government and in their fellow citizens. But most say this can be turned around.
Most Americans think sending astronauts to Mars or the moon should be a lower priority for NASA – or say it should not be done at all.
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
Americans have little appetite for austerity in government programs. Most either want to increase spending or maintain it at current levels. At the same time, their trust in the federal government remains near a historic low.
Gender differences in the U.S. about the size and scope of government have been evident for more than a decade, but they have widened in recent years.
No world region has reached gender parity in the share of legislative seats held by women. Only three nations individually have reached or surpassed parity.
Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.