Beyond partisan differences over economic policies, there are stark divisions on a fundamental question: What makes someone rich or poor?
People’s level of science knowledge helps to a degree to explain their beliefs about climate and energy issues, but it depends on their partisanship.
Public support for the Keystone XL pipeline has fallen since 2014, largely because of a sharp decline among Democrats.
A majority of U.S. adults say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost, while roughly a third say such regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy.
Donald Trump's win followed a campaign that revealed deep divisions that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections.
Most Republicans say their party is divided headed into the presidential election, but more view the GOP favorably than did so as recently as six months ago.
Clinton and Trump supporters not only differ on plans, policies and "basic facts," but also on nation’s progress and its ability to solve problems.
Differences between Clinton and Trump supporters mirror a deep divide between Democrats and Republicans in their views on climate change and climate scientists.
There are fewer electorally competitive counties, and more counties in which Democrats or Republicans hold overwhelming vote advantages, than at any time in the past three decades or so.
Our report on political polarization in America has renewed debate among journalists and academics over what is called “asymmetrical polarization” – the idea that one party has moved further ideologically than the other. A number of congressional scholars have concluded that the widening partisan gap in Congress is attributable mostly to a rightward shift among […]