Republican voters give the current field of presidential candidates higher ratings than at comparable times in the past two nomination contests.
While the $467.5 billion deficit projection for fiscal 2015 is the lowest since 2007, the nonpartisan agency predicts higher deficits in the years to come. Meanwhile, the public’s concerns about reducing the deficit have varied over the past two decades, according to the Pew Research Center’s annual policy priorities surveys.
As President Obama delivers the State of the Union address Jan. 20, here's a primer of U.S. public opinion on top issues, the state of the nation and the country's political leaders.
President Obama and the GOP-controlled Congress have sharp differences on environmental and energy issues. Here's a look at where public opinion stands.
For the first time in five years, as many Americans cite defending the U.S. against terrorism (76%) as a top policy priority as say that about strengthening the nation’s economy (75%).