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The Presidency

FDR's decision to make Thanksgiving a week earlier in 1939 was a public relations turkey, with Republicans and Democrats holding opposing views.

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' views of Donald Trump are complex, with highly variable levels of support for the actions he has taken and distinctly differing evaluations of elements of his leadership style.

by Frank Newport and Jim Harter

Workers value the same leadership traits in their CEO as Americans value in President Donald Trump. CEOs rate significantly higher than Trump on the traits that matter most.

by Frank Newport and Jim Harter

As was the case in 2016, Donald Trump scores highest on the leadership dimensions of being competitive, intense and emphasizing success, and does least well on being prepared, consistent and analytical.

by Frank Newport

President Donald Trump's public pronouncements of his focus on a narrow reference group -- his "base" -- may have important consequences.

by Frank Newport

President Trump's job approval rating is at 34% for the three-day period from Friday through Sunday -- by one point the lowest of his administration so far.