Americans tend not to favor budget cuts when asked about specific areas being affected, including Medicaid.
Americans lean toward regulations – not economic markets alone – as the most effective way to increase reliance on renewable energy, but they are evenly split on whether fewer regulations can protect air and water.
The gender divide in Donald Trump’s job approval rating is larger than for most recent presidents at comparable points early in their administrations.
Today, roughly nine-in-ten Democrats say news media criticism helps keep leaders in line, while only about four-in-ten Republicans say the same.
While North American Free Trade Agreement enjoys wide support from Canadians and Mexicans, it is viewed less favorably in the United States.
Beyond partisan differences over economic policies, there are stark divisions on a fundamental question: What makes someone rich or poor?
Six-in-ten Democrats back increased federal spending for scientific research, compared with one third of Republicans.
Americans’ support for free trade agreements, which fell sharply during the 2016 presidential campaign, has rebounded modestly. The partisan gap in views of trade agreements remains substantial.
While the party retains its advantage over the Democrats on handling terrorism, it has lost ground on immigration and foreign policy, and 68% of the public sees the Republican Party as “mostly divided.”
The contentious Senate debate over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court has cast a spotlight on deep partisan and ideological divisions in Congress – and in the public – over how the U.S. Supreme Court should interpret the Constitution when making its decisions.