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.
Majorities of Americans say the tone of political debate in the country has become more negative, less respectful, less fact-based and less substantive in recent years.
Partisan divides in America are as wide as they’ve ever been in the modern political era. But what about those who identify as independents?
Many who use social media say they regularly see false or misleading content, but also view these platforms as offering new avenues for political engagement.