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Americans agree that their government should take immediate action in a number of specific problem areas.
Increased polarization in the U.S., with deep antipathy toward those of the opposite political persuasion, has potentially negative long-term effects.
Americans have mixed views on the appropriate role of government in today's society, making this a key focus for candidate debate.
Donald Trump's consistently low approval ratings among blacks highlight the challenge he faces in attempting to improve on his 2016 black vote share.
New research on the effects of question wording supports the conclusion that a majority of about six in 10 Americans support an assault weapons ban.
Despite all the legislative and media coverage around impeachment, political science suggests Americans may get most of their information from each other.
Americans of all ages are now more likely to have no formal religion. This is strongest among millennials, though they grow more religious as they age.
Bernie Sanders' proposal to tax public companies whose CEO pay is much higher than the pay of their average worker fits well with U.S. public opinion.
Warren's plans to disrupt the way government works fit well with public opinion -- her plans to increase its role in solving problems, much less so.
The American public wants more, rather than less, federal government environmental regulation.
The job approval rating continues to provide a valuable way of summarizing a president's performance in a single measure.
American pride has become more of a partisan issue under the Trump presidency and could enter into the 2020 campaign.
American Jews remain both strongly Democratic in their political orientation and highly supportive of Israel.
Americans feel the government has too much power but appreciate services the government provides. The candidates have yet to address this paradox.
Highly religious Americans are less likely than others to drink alcohol and are more likely to view drinking as morally unacceptable.
Despite Democratic candidates' emphasis on inequality, there is little evidence it has become an increasingly important concern for Americans.
Americans' generally positive views of the U.S. economy are posing a challenge to Democratic presidential candidates.
Declining confidence in organized religion likely reflects many factors, including clergy scandals and the religion-politics connection.
With the U.S. economy less concerning to Americans under Trump, anxiety about pocketbook issues could be a bigger factor than usual in their vote.
How do recent criticisms of Joe Biden's support for busing and his cooperation with segregationist senators in the 1970s fit with public opinion?