There are partisan divisions over certain aspects of local news reporting, including whether local journalists should express views on local issues.
Most independents are not all that “independent” politically. And the small share of Americans who are truly independent stand out for their low level of interest in politics.
Since 2017, the share of Republicans who take a positive view of stricter environmental laws has increased, from 36% then to 45% today.
Partisans have moved apart not just in political values and approaches to addressing issues, but also on the issues they identify as top priorities.
Americans have mixed expectations for 2019. As has been the case since Trump’s election, Republicans are more optimistic than Democrats.
While the 115th Congress was more legislatively active than its recent predecessors, the proportion of substantive to ceremonial legislation was much the same.
On a number of issues, Catholic partisans often express opinions more in line with their political parties' positions than with their church's teachings.
A majority of Americans believe the news media do not understand people like them, and this feeling is especially common among Republicans.
As Trump and Democrats press their cases about ways to end the government shutdown, here’s a look at how Americans see illegal immigration.
Many federal workers live and work far from D.C., with substantial numbers in districts scattered across the country – and represented by both Democratic and GOP members of Congress.