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Americans support the concept of affirmative action and its objectives, but attitudes are nuanced when it comes to specifics.
It appears likely that President Trump is a driving force behind the wide partisan gap in virus-related attitudes and behaviors.
Biden is only the fourth Catholic major-party presidential nominee in U.S. history, but it's unclear if his religion will be a significant factor in the election.
Research in 2016 demonstrated the power of a single narrative theme -- emails -- in defining Hillary Clinton's candidacy in the minds of voters.
Amid the cascade of negative news, there are some positive notes from the American people.
Several factors help explain why Americans are four times as likely to see polygamy as morally acceptable now compared with 14 years ago.
Analysis of Americans' mentions of race as the nation's top problem in surveys going back to 1939 provides important insights into the current race situation.
Surveys have asked Americans about race relations for over half a century, providing context for understanding today's race-related challenges.
Older Americans don't differ significantly from younger Americans in worry about getting the coronavirus, but politics are a major determinant of worry.
Americans' concerns about getting the coronavirus and concerns about suffering severe financial hardship are about equal.
Republicans and Democrats differ in their views of many virus-related issues and in their adherence to mitigation mandates.
More Americans say religion is increasing its influence on American life, although there has been no uptick in individual religiosity.
New data show little evidence of major change in the percentage of Americans worshipping during the virus situation, although most now worship virtually.
Public opinion on loosening restrictions is complex and shows that Americans want more than simple "yes or no" decisions from their leaders.
The COVID-19 virus has disrupted traditional religious practices in the U.S. and may deepen spirituality among Americans as they confront the crisis.
As more survey data becomes available assessing Americans' reaction to the COVID-19 situation, several conclusions emerge.
Americans' views of the coronavirus situation and the government's handling of it are fast changing as events unfold.
Americans as a whole tilt more negative than positive when asked about "socialism," although understanding of the term varies widely.
Americans' political identities strongly affect their views of how well the economy is doing, at both the national and personal levels.
A look at where American public opinion does, and does not, provide a supportive environment for Trump's reelection probabilities.