Republicans’ frustration with House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders has risen sharply this year. Now, Boehner has become the latest casualty.
Members of Congress today are less likely to be immigrants, especially compared with other periods of history when surges of new arrivals occurred, a new analysis by the Pew Research Center finds.
Even before Donald Trump and Ben Carson surged past more traditional GOP presidential candidates in the polls, Republicans were feeling restive about their party and its leaders.
Hillary's strategic problem is that, absent a strong Democratic challenger to duke it out with, questions about various Hillary controversies, her age and the “Bill factor” will hang there to be resolved in the general election against a Republican candidate who has been on the road addressing his or her own image weaknesses.
Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz are among just seven major-party presidential candidates who have used online venues to announce entering the race since 2004.
Today, no more than about one-in-five Democratic voters see a good chance of voting for any other Democrat.
Nearly nine-in-ten Republicans are opposed to the 2010 health care law and roughly eight-in-ten Democrats support it. Most Americans say the ACA has not directly affected them or their family.
While majorities say the Democratic Party is open and tolerant, the Republican Party runs even with them on the economy and immigration and holds double-digit leads over the Democrats on terrorism, foreign policy and taxes.
As President Obama delivers the State of the Union address Jan. 20, here's a primer of U.S. public opinion on top issues, the state of the nation and the country's political leaders.
President Obama enters the seventh year of his presidency with a 47% approval rating, up five points since December. Meanwhile, the public’s views of the U.S. economy have steadily improved.