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Joe Biden and Donald Trump tied in favorability among Americans when rated using a 10-point scale, just before Trump's felony conviction last week. In the 2016 and 2020 campaigns, Trump trailed the Democratic nominee on this measure.

Social & Policy Issues

The pope is viewed in a largely favorable light by Americans -- though less so among conservatives.

Just 13% of U.S. adults approve of the job Congress is doing, the lowest since 2017.

The Republican and Democratic Parties remain equally unpopular in the U.S. But Americans lean toward the GOP when it comes to safeguarding the nation's prosperity and military security.

The majority of Americans view Prince William of the United Kingdom and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy favorably, besting every U.S. political leader rated in the new poll.

After Republicans gained control of the House and Democrats held their Senate majority, Americans' opinions of the two major parties are unchanged.

Thirty-five percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, the highest Gallup has measured since May 2009.

Congress' job approval rating has improved to 25%, the highest since early June.

Throughout the late Ross Perot's two presidential campaigns, U.S. voters had a mixed view of the business executive turned politician.

The late U.S. Sen. John McCain was one of the most popular American politicians in the past 20 years.