In this archived post, we take a look at what polls showed about the American people during the Kennedy years.
Self-identified liberals make up a larger share of the Democratic Party than they once did. Democrats are united in their opposition to Donald Trump.
Gender differences in the U.S. about the size and scope of government have been evident for more than a decade, but they have widened in recent years.
Roughly seven-in-ten white evangelical Protestants approve of Trump's presidential job performance. Other religious groups are more divided.
While partisans agree that political leaders should be honest and ethical, they differ over whether particular leaders display these traits.
Views of economy remain positive, divided by partisanship
Compare different countries' opinions of the United States and its president since 2002.
Americans had fairly low expectations for Donald Trump’s presidency just before the 2016 election. Their current views of his administration’s performance vary little from these pre-election predictions.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s 2016 election victory, an overwhelming majority of those who said they had voted for him had “warm” feelings for him.
Trump’s approval ratings have hardly moved this year; such steady ratings are unique among recent presidents. His ratings are the most polarized by party.