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Government

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 and RJ Reinhart

While a majority of Americans support the concept of stricter gun control, there is wide variation on backing for specific policies.

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.

Right at the start, a majority of Americans suspected there was more to John F. Kennedy's assassination than met the eye.