As the Senate impeachment trial gets underway, about half of Americans say Donald Trump should be removed from office. A 63% majority say Trump definitely or probably has committed illegal acts, either in office or while running for president.
The circumstances were very different during the Clinton impeachment crisis, and so was U.S. public opinion about the push for impeachment.
In this 2014 post, we explore how Americans’ views of former president Richard Nixon shifted negative amid the Watergate scandal.
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.
The public’s views of Donald Trump have changed little over the course of his presidency – and this is the case for opinions about whether Trump has done enough to distance himself from white nationalist groups.
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.
At the second anniversary of his inauguration, public views of Donald Trump’s job performance, as well as his honesty and administration’s ethics, are decidedly negative. Yet opinions about the nation’s economy continue to be positive – and Trump’s handling of the economy remains a relative strength. Trump begins his third year with a 37% job […]