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.
Republicans and Democrats are particularly divided on how closely they connect made-up news to the news media or to President Trump.
A majority of Americans see at least some effect of climate change where they live. Partisans differ over the effects of climate policies.
There are partisan divisions over certain aspects of local news reporting, including whether local journalists should express views on local issues.
On a number of issues, Catholic partisans often express opinions more in line with their political parties' positions than with their church's teachings.
Views of Mexico are mixed: While 39% say they feel “warmly” toward Mexico, 34% feel “coldly,” and 26% are neutral, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The public has much warmer feelings toward Canada. Two-thirds (67%) say they feel warmly toward Canada, with 52% giving it a very warm rating (76 or higher on the scale). Just 12% feel coldly toward Canada.
The U.S. congressional Facebook audience used the “angry” button in response to lawmakers’ posts nearly 14 million times following the 2016 election.
Of the 73 regular and special Senate elections that have been held since 2013, 69 were won by candidates belonging to the party that won that state's most recent presidential race.