Less than a month after Donald Trump took office, the public’s initial impressions of the new president are strongly felt, deeply polarized and far more negative than positive.
In early January, 46% of the public said “a large number of refugees leaving countries such as Iraq and Syria” was a major threat to the well-being of America.
Americans’ views of both labor unions and business corporations have grown more positive since March 2015.
Overall, 48% of Americans say there are some circumstances under which the use of torture is acceptable in U.S. anti-terrorism efforts.
Support for focusing on alternative energy development (is up slightly since December 2014, but wide political differences remain.
It has been a tumultuous 10 weeks since Donald Trump's stunning victory. Here are six key findings from our U.S. political surveys since the election.
Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration as the nation’s 45th president, the public sees a country deeply fractured along partisan lines.
Trump voters named one source more than any other as their main source of election news, whereas Clinton voters were spread across an array of sources.
About seven-in-ten Republicans and Republican leaners say they will watch the event, versus just 30% of Democrats and Democratic leaners.
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.