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Governance

by Jeffrey M. Jones, Frank Newport and Lydia Saad

Gallup editors compile big findings from the 2017 Governance survey, examining how the U.S. is being governed and how it might be improved.

by Frank Newport

Americans name government as the nation's top problem, but this is not unprecedented. Americans' focus is on government process and personalities.

by Frank Newport

Americans are not opposed to reforming the tax system but don't want tax cuts for the wealthy or corporations. They also support changing the ACA but not necessarily repealing it.

by Frank Newport

Americans may be as focused at this point on how their elected representatives are going about the process of passing a new health law as they are on the legislation itself.

by Jon Clifton

Nearly 150 million people -- or 4% of the world's adult population -- want to move to the U.S.

by Jon Clifton

Americans' feeling of freedom is declining. This drop -- dramatic in the U.S. -- isn't happening in other wealthy democracies.