Survey Report Growing numbers of Americans express little or no confidence in Donald Trump to handle an international crisis, manage the executive branch effectively and work effectively with Congress. And today, just 34% approve of Trump’s overall job performance, while 59% disapprove. However, Trump’s job approval rating is higher than those of Republican and Democratic […]
Nearly a year after Donald Trump was elected president, the Republican coalition is deeply divided on such major issues as immigration, America’s role in the world and the fundamental fairness of the U.S. economic system. The Democratic coalition is largely united in staunch opposition to President Trump. Yet, while Trump’s election has triggered a wave […]
While Americans are less likely than in the past to hold a mix of conservative and liberal view, ideological consistency is increasingly associated with partisanship.
Interactive chart that illustrates the shift in the American public’s political values from 1994-2017, using a scale of 10 questions asked together on seven Pew Research Center surveys.
Most Democrats are dissatisfied with the nation's progress on gender equality, while more than half of Republicans say it has been about right.
Our surveys conducted in June and July found little common ground among Republicans and Democrats on fundamental values. Here are eight takeaways.
Gaps between Republicans and Democrats over racial discrimination, immigration and poverty assistance have widened considerably in recent years.
The share of Republicans who are very or somewhat pessimistic about the future of the Republican Party has nearly doubled since December 2016.
As the congressional debate over Trump's tax overhaul begins, more Americans say tax rates on corporations and higher-income households should be raised rather than lowered.
While a large majority of Americans rate police officers positively on a 0-to-100 “feeling thermometer,” whites and blacks differ widely in their views.