Since 2015, opinions about the federal government’s handling of several major issues have become less positive and much more partisan.
While the future of the Affordable Care Act is in question, the American public increasingly thinks the law has had a positive impact on the country.
Lower-income Republicans are somewhat more likely than higher-income Republicans to support the Affordable Care Act, and many say ensuring health care coverage for all is a government responsibility.
As congressional Republicans weigh options to replace the Affordable Care Act, support for the 2010 health care law has reached its highest level on record.
As the debate continues over repeal of the Affordable Care Act and what might replace it, a growing share of Americans believe that the federal government has a responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage.