Overall, about half of U.S. women and 38% of men said in 2018 that they personally hoped a woman would be elected president in their lifetime.
While Democrats broadly say the government has a responsibility to ensure health care coverage for all Americans, they are divided over how to achieve this.
Many Americans say the tone and nature of political debate in the United States has become more negative in recent years.
A new Pew Research Center survey of veterans finds that a majority (57%) approve of the way Trump is handling his duties as commander in chief, with about half (48%) saying his administration’s policies have made the military stronger.
In this archived post, we take a look at what polls showed about the American people during the Kennedy years.
Majorities of Americans say voting in elections, paying taxes and following the law are very important to good citizenship, according to a 2018 survey.
Self-identified liberals make up a larger share of the Democratic Party than they once did. Democrats are united in their opposition to Donald Trump.
Republicans express intensely negative views of “socialism” and very positive views of “capitalism.” Majorities of Democrats view both terms positively.
When Republicans assess the climate for political discourse, they see a more hospitable environment for Democrats than for members of their own party.
Republicans and Democrats set higher standards for politicians in the other party than in their own when it comes to respect and compromise.