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The Presidency

Midterm elections are notoriously perilous for the president's party, and Trump's approval rating only makes matters worse. Can he produce another surprise?

by Frank Newport

Beginning in 2018, Gallup will start updating presidential job approval on a weekly basis, rather than on a daily basis.

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.