Trump Gets Negative Ratings for Many Personal Traits, but Most Say He Stands Up for His Beliefs
Trump Has Met the Public’s Modest Expectations for His Presidency
Obama Tops Public’s List of Best President in Their Lifetime, Followed by Clinton, Reagan
When asked which president has done the best job in their lifetimes, more Americans name Barack Obama than any other president.
Public Sees Better Year Ahead; Democrats Sharpen Focus on Midterm Elections
A majority of Americans say 2018 will be a better year than 2017, a shift from a year ago when public expectations were far less positive.
Stark Partisan Divisions Over Russia Probe, Including Its Importance to the Nation
A majority of Americans say they think senior members of Donald Trump’s administration definitely or probably had improper contacts with Russia during last year’s presidential campaign.
Declining Confidence in Trump, Lower Job Ratings for Congressional Leaders
Public Has Criticisms of Both Parties, but Democrats Lead on Empathy for Middle Class
Both political parties’ favorability ratings are more negative than positive and fewer than half say either party has high ethical standards.
In Trump era, women’s views of nation’s prospects take a negative turn
The gender divide in Donald Trump’s job approval rating is larger than for most recent presidents at comparable points early in their administrations.
Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP
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.”
In First Month, Views of Trump Are Already Strongly Felt, Deeply Polarized
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