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Black Americans On The Capitol Attack, Biden, And Vaccines

Friday, February 26, 2021

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In focus groups, Black Americans express concern about GOP Extremism, have "hope" for Biden agenda, and address concerns about COVID vaccine.

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Concerns Over Extremism in the Republican Party

Friday, February 19, 2021

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Most Americans are concerned that groups like QAnon, the Proud Boys, and people like Marjorie Taylor Greene are gaining influence in the Republican party.

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The Public Supports Biden’s Economic Agenda

Thursday, February 18, 2021

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A majority of Americans approve of President Biden's agenda as vast support for the American Rescue Plan remains resilient.

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Pandemic Pessimism Begins to Decline

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

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Nearly two in three Americans approve of Biden's handling of coronavirus as the share saying "the worst is yet to come" continues to decline.

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Majorities Support Initial Biden Executive Actions

Friday, February 5, 2021

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Most Americans are hearing some or mostly positive things about Biden with his focus on combatting coronavirus as his top priority, with economic relief close behind.

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Broad Bipartisan Support for Biden Economic Plan

Thursday, February 4, 2021

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Over 70 percent of Americans support the American Rescue plan and majorities are favorable to each of its provisions.

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The Beginning of the Biden Years

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

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So far, Americans see their top priorities of the pandemic, economy, and healthcare reflected well in the focus of the new administration.

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The COVID Relief Was Not Enough

Friday, January 15, 2021

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Three in four Americans now know someone who has had coronavirus and more than a third know someone who has died from complications related to it; as most have received checks from the economic relief passed last month, the public largely sees the bill as not doing enough.

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The Public’s View on Democracy Reform

Thursday, January 14, 2021

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As Biden’s inauguration approaches, majorities of Americans support ending gerrymandering, eliminating the filibuster, and abolishing the Electoral College.

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Public Reaction to the Storming of the Capitol

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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More than 80 percent of Americans oppose the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters and consider themselves "horrified" and "shocked" by the event; majorities of Americans support Trump's removal from office and oppose him running for president again or pardoning himself before leaving office.

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Economic Outlook and How to Talk About Student Loan Debt Relief

Friday, December 18, 2020

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There is near-unanimous support for additional economic relief as three in four Americans view the state of the economy negatively; nearly two in three support canceling at least some student loan debt, and find convincing arguments framing it as an economic stimulus and closing the racial wealth gap.

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10 Days Out: The Final Pre-Election Update

Friday, October 23, 2020

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Majorities of Americans believe Trump has not done enough to discourage white supremacist violence while making disorder across the country worse; half say Republicans in Congress have not shown independence from Trump and are seen as "yes men" with "no backbone."

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How to Talk About The Counting of Votes

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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As most Americans expect to know the outcome after more than a day, overwhelming majorities find arguments to be patient in awaiting election results convincing; the public also has serious concerns that Trump's rhetoric will inspire violence following the election.

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Responding to an ”Out of Control” Pandemic

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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A majority say the pandemic is “out of control,” and it continues to dominate negative conversation around Trump. Americans worry most about Trump’s ignoring of experts, failure to prepare, and downplaying the pandemic; most trust Fauci to make decisions over the president.

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The 2020 Election Is Underway

Friday, October 16, 2020

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More than one in ten Americans report already casting ballots in this year's election while those who haven't split between voting by mail or in-person on Election Day; the public's top concerns about the election are Trump not accepting the results and trying to stop votes from being counted.

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Update on the Debate Over Economic Relief

Thursday, October 15, 2020

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The public remains opposed to a potential rollback of the ACA and are overwhelmingly supportive of the $2.4 trillion coronavirus relief package.

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The Pandemic Surges For the Third Time

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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Americans are worried the pandemic is surging: the share who say “the worst is yet to come” in the pandemic and who support “more aggressive social distancing” are climbing back to the levels seen in July amid surging cases.

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On SCOTUS, Health Care, and Trump’s Taxes

Friday, October 9, 2020

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The public believes it is likely the ACA will be struck down and Roe v. Wade overturned if Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed; Americans are bothered by Trump's tax returns revealing he has paid no income tax 10 of the last 15 years.

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Views on a Spiraling Pandemic and the Upcoming Election

Thursday, October 8, 2020

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Americans continue to believe the “worst is yet to come” with the coronavirus pandemic and expect we may not have presidential election results quickly.

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Trump Catches Coronavirus

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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Most Americans say Trump caught coronavirus because he was irresponsible, and many express concern that he is spreading it further. Americans also hold Trump responsible for the rising number of cases around the country.

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The Most Important Election of Our Lifetime

Friday, October 2, 2020

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Less than two in five Americans support the Senate considering Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court before the election, and express deep concern about the ACA and reproductive rights before the Court; a growing majority think it will take longer than the day after the election to know who won the presidency, and nine in ten Americans agree it is the most important election of their lifetimes.

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Trump Approvals Deeply In the Negative

Thursday, October 1, 2020

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Coronavirus, health care, and the economy remain the top concerns for Americans as most Americans now believe the worst is yet to come in the pandemic. Separately, many Americans disagree with the decision to forego filing homicide charges in the case involving the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

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America’s Views of the Upcoming Election

Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Americans are split on who they think will win in November at a time when many are concerned about the potential of a long count, voter supression, and foreign interference among other potential election-related issues.

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The Latest on Trump and the Pandemic

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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The pandemic continuesto be Americans' most important issue ata ttime when a majority continues to view America’s response to the pandemic as worse than the responses of other countries.

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Remembering RBG

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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In Ruth Bader Ginsburg, America has lost a beloved figure. Most Americans say the winner of the upcoming election should choose her replacement, with many citing the need for leaders in Washington to remain focused on the pandemic.

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Expanding the Debate on School Reopenings

Friday, September 18, 2020

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Some feel school reopenings are going well but most expect schools will have to close at some point due to an outbreak.

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How to Engage on “Law & Order”

Thursday, September 17, 2020

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Americans believe Trump sees disorder and division as helpful to his re-election chances; nearly two-thirds of the public say Trump’s statements about the military are seriously concerning.

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Half of Americans Know Someone Who Has Gotten COVID-19

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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Though the rate of new cases has plateaued in the United States, half still say the “worst is yet to come” in the pandemic as a growing share of the public expressing concern about Trump rushing the process of getting a vaccine developed.

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Talking About School Reopenings and Election Integrity

Friday, September 4, 2020

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While support for reopening K-12 schools has ticked up in recent weeks, two-thirds of the public continue to say they are more on the "cautious" side of the reopening debate; three out of four Americans support fully funding the USPS while the share who plan to vote by mail has declined in recent weeks.

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Revisiting “Law & Order”

Thursday, September 3, 2020

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Americans support protests focused on the treatment of Black Americans and are largely not noticing increases in crime in their own communities, the vast majority say crime has increased in the United States in the last year. Americans are concerned about those close to them getting infected with coronavirus, though a minority concerned about the risk posed to them by the rise in crime.

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Americans Prioritize COVID, the Economy, and Health Care

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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As Trump's job approval reverts to pre-convention levels, Americans see the Republican Party as focusing the most on jobs, the economy, and immigration while seeing the Democratic Party as focusing the most on the pandemic and race relations.

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Pandemic Stress

Friday, August 28, 2020

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Nearly a quarter of Americans know someone personally who has died from coronavirus, while a vast majority supports keeping social distancing measures in place until a vaccine is developed and readily available.

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An Increasing Range of Negatives on Trump

Thursday, August 27, 2020

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The public sees as Trump looking out for himself first instead of the country and perceives him as falling short of his campaign promises; African Americans are unpersuaded by Trump's claim that they are doing better under the current administration than they have since Abraham Lincoln was president.

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Continuing the Conversation on Economic Recovery

Thursday, August 13, 2020

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Americans see Congressional Democrats’ policies as favoring the working and middle class and have concerns on Trump’s handling of the economic recovery from the pandemic; a plurality support banning TikTok in the United States, including parents and grandparents of users.

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Americans Want Caution on Vaccine Development

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Majorities of Americans continue to say "the worst is yet to come" for the pandemic and that Trump should stay out the development of a coronavirus vaccine and leave the issue to experts.

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Public Opinion on Public Health, the Economy, and Reopenings

Thursday, August 6, 2020

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More Americans than ever rate the economy negatively and six in ten say it is still getting worse.

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Continuing the Conversation on COVID-19 Response

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Trump's pandemic approval continues to decline while, for the first time, half of Americans know someone who has been infected with coronavirus.

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Update on Trump’s Approval Across Demographics

Friday, July 31, 2020

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Trump approval has significantly declined since March while support for “more aggressive” measures to stop the virus resurges after a late-spring decline.

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Changing Opinions on Racial Justice Protests and Police Response

Friday, July 24, 2020

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Many Americans continue to disapprove of the way police have responded to recent protests; even more say the way the police operate in America needs to change.

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How to Talk About Economic Recovery

Thursday, July 23, 2020

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Americans think the economy is getting worse and support extending the extended unemployment benefits through at least the end of the year; most disapprove of Trump's handling of the economic response to the pandemic

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Revisiting the Mask Debate

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

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Three in four now say the country is on the wrong track and increasingly identify as pro-mask; Americans think Trump should have been wearing a mask a long time ago and trusts Dr. Fauci over the president.

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Navigating Distractions

Friday, July 17, 2020

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A majority of Americans think Trump is distracted and not focusing on the most important issues while also losing the culture debate; three out of five Americans say the President should stop holding large rallies.

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Americans’ Pandemic Anxieties Worsen as Cases Surge

Thursday, July 16, 2020

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As new cases surge, three in five Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of the pandemic, a growing majority says the worst is yet to come, and most believe states should implement more aggressive social distancing measures.

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Vast Majority Wants Caution on Reopening Schools

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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As ratings of Trump's overall job performance and response to the coronavirus pandemic continue to deteriorate, Americans oppose reopening schools at the end of summer and believe Trump should stay out of reopening decisions, leaving them to state and local governments.

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Trump Approval Shifts Negative Across Demographics

Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Republicans are relatively divided on issues relating to protests and coronavirus; older Republicans are more COVID-sensitive while younger Republicans are more protest-sensitive.

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Emerging Worries Around Testing, Trump Rallies, and the Economy

Thursday, July 2, 2020

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The public is overwhelmingly negative about Trump saying "slow the testing down, please" as the percentage of Americans who think he is not doing enough to respond to the pandemic hits an all-time high.

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A Second Surge Increases Concerns About Reopening

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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Disapproval of Trump's handling of the pandemic reaches a new high as a growing number do not see a "return to normal" in the near future; majorities say states that are reopening should reverse course if new cases surge.

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Support for Protests Continues as Republican Tax Law Loses Favor

Friday, June 26, 2020

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A Majority of Americans continue to support the protests following the death of George Floyd and a growing number feel “engaged and interested in taking action". An overwhelming majority say that taxing the wealthiest Americans and corporations would help with the economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic.

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Public Disapproval for Trump Increases Amidst Rallies

Thursday, June 25, 2020

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Public debate on Trump has shifted back toward coronavirus and majorities blame him for the recent surge in cases while feeling he is not doing enough on the pandemic and that he is pushing too aggressively to reopen.

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Democrats Have Advantages on Health and Pandemic

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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The public maintains a negative outlook on various aspects of Trump's job performance as more Americans than ever say the country is "off on the wrong track." Support for more aggressive social distancing measures is growing and amny believe their state is reopening too quickly amidst a rise in coronavirus cases.

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How to Talk About the Justice in Policing Act

Friday, June 19, 2020

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Americans want to see big changes in the way the police operate and there is broad support for a variety of policing reforms and the "Justice in Policing Act" in the House; Trump earns significantly lower favorability ratings than his predecessors as more see him as "self-absorbed."

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An Update on Trump’s Coronavirus Handling

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

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Trump’s overall job approval has hit a new low in our tracking as Americans continue to hear negative things about his handling of recent protests and the coronavirus pandemic; a majority say he is moving to reopen the country too aggressively.

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Americans Worry About a Country in Crisis

Friday, June 12, 2020

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As the public views reopening cautiously, a majority believe the country is in crisis, both in terms of the pandemic and the protests following George Floyd's death; Democrats report concerns about police violence while Republicans are worried about rioting and looting.

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How to Disarm Conservative “Law & Order” Rhetoric

Thursday, June 11, 2020

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Americans believe race relations have worsened under Trump and lack confidence in him to handle issues related to policing and race. As the protests continue, Americans have some concern that the national conversation has become too focused on the protests instead of the murders and systemic racism that have led up to them.

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An “Obamacare” Milestone

Friday, June 5, 2020

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Trump's handling of the economy hits a new low; a majority disapprove of his decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization; Democrats hold a trust advantage on issues related to the pandemic while a majority views the House-passed HEROES Act as appealing because it gets economic relief to those who need it most.

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Perceived Lack of Compassion Compounds Trump’s Early Failures

Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Disapproval of Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has hit the highest point yet in our tracking; the public is bothered by the death toll and few Americans view his response as “compassionate.”

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A Country Off on the Wrong Track

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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More Americans say that the country is "off on the wrong track" as African Americans face particularly high infection rates and are the most likely to believe the worst is yet to come for the pandemic.

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Americans Demand “Safe Voting” And More

Friday, May 29, 2020

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Americans have conflicting views when it comes to the economy, but solidly support enacting measures to ensure "safe voting" in future elections.

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Navigating the Broader Health Care Debate

Thursday, May 28, 2020

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Americans hold increasingly favorable views of the ACA, increasingly unfavorable views of Trump’s handling of health care, and have very serious concerns about Republicans’ failures to protect health care coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.

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Scattershot President

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

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As Americans report hearing about the President's refusal to wear a mask and his claims of taking unproven drugs, Trump's coronavirus approval remains low; Americans overwhelmingly support elected officials being required to wear masks and 2 in 3 disapprove of Trump not wearing a mask.

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Relief Bills Receive Broad Support

Friday, May 22, 2020

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Worries about a "second wave" of coronavirus are top of mind as widely Americans approve of relief bills like the HEROES Act.

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Trump Attacks on Obama Aren’t Working

Thursday, May 21, 2020

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Trump’s attacks on the Obama administration appear to be failing him as the public maintains general concerns about Trump’s blaming others, downplaying the threat, and ignoring experts, and Democrats in Congress continue to hold an advantage over Trump on trust to handle a number of issues related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Toward a Safe Reopening

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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When it comes to reopening the economy, Americans say they trust Dr. Fauci and Democrats more than Trump and report concerns about their state opening too soon; the president's approval on the coronavirus pandemic reaches another low in Navigator's tracking.

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Mental Health Amidst the Pandemic

Saturday, May 16, 2020

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Trump's disapproval rating on handling the pandemic remains at its highest point; as strong concerns remain about the possibility of a "second wave," there has been an uptick in the share saying the "worst is yet to come."

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Americans Call Congressional GOP “Yes Men”

Friday, May 15, 2020

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Trump's disapproval rating hits a new high on handling the pandemic as Americans express concern by Congressional Republicans having voted to cut CDC funding prior to the pandemic and refusing to stand up to Trump.

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How to Talk About Trump’s Response to the Pandemic

Thursday, May 14, 2020

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Trump’s rating on handling the pandemic has reached a new low point with the public generally concerned that his actions have put lives at risk and are now hurting the country’s chances for a safe reopening.

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Plurality Now Believe Economy In a Recession

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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Trump’s rating on his handling of the pandemic shows a decline among older Americans and independents as 1 in 6 urban residents report knowing someone who has died from coronavirus.

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Waning Optimism Around Combatting Pandemic

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Governors retain higher approval ratings than Trump on handling the pandemic as a second wave of the pandemic continues to be a top worry for Americans, and a majority maintain concerns that social distancing will end too soon.

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Mask-Wearing Splits Republicans

Saturday, May 9, 2020

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An increasing number of Americans say that they think the worst is yet to come regarding the pandemic; Republicans who wear a mask regularly hold different views on the nature of the crisis than those who do not.

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The Increasing Appetite for Government Role in Economy

Friday, May 8, 2020

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As the public reports anxiety about the job market, Trump's economic approval is on the decline; Americans say their greatest concern on the president's economic response to the pandemic is stimulus money benefitting the wealthy instead of the people most in need.

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A Second Wave Tops Concerns

Thursday, May 7, 2020

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Americans are deeply worried about a second wave of the pandemic, oppose a full reopening of the country but express openness to partially reopening their own community, and remain concerned by Trump putting lives at risk, downplaying the crisis, and failing to take responsibility.

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One Third of Americans Know Someone Infected

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

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As Americans report hearing less from Trump on coronavirus, the public sees Congressional Democrats' response to the pandemic as favoring the working class while Trump's response favors the wealthy.

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Debating What is “Enough”

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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Americans have misgivings about Trump’s initial response to the pandemic and have doubts he’s doing enough now amidst rising concerns social distancing will end too soon rather than go on too long.

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Partisanship and Social Distancing Attitudes

Saturday, May 2, 2020

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A majority of Americans continue to disapprove of Trump's handling of coronavirus, as most are practicing social distancing despite partisan differences on whether or not to relax the measures.

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Majority Support a Progressive Economic Agenda Amidst the Pandemic

Friday, May 1, 2020

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Most Americans believe that Trump's economic response to coronavirus favors the wealthy, while governors are seen as striking the right balance between handling the pandemic and the economic crisis.

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Impressions of Trump Worsen Following Comments on Disinfectants

Thursday, April 30, 2020

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Americans continue to rate governors more highly on handling the pandemic than Trump as the public reports hearing more negative than positive things about Trump's response, particularly his comments on injecting disinfectant.

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Congressional Democrats More Trusted Than Trump on Pandemic

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

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Americans continue to rate governors more highly on handling the pandemic than Trump as the public reports hearing more negative than positive things about Trump's response, particularly his comments on injecting disinfectant.

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Economic Approval Reaches New Low

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Independents, people of color and older Americans give Trump low marks for his handling of the pandemic at a time when perception of the economy reaches new lows in our daily tracking and protests are doing little to sway overall public opinion on social distancing.

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Growing Concern About Reopening Too Soon

Saturday, April 25, 2020

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Americans continue to trust state and local governments more than Trump; the public reports more comfortability interacting with friends if the country reopens soon rather than going to restaurants or large gatherings.

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Americans Blame Trump for Lack of Testing and PPE

Friday, April 24, 2020

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Trump's behavior at press conferences continues to give the public a negative impression of his handling of the pandemic and think he should leave the briefings to health experts; Americans blame the president on testing and PPE shortages, while reporting broad support for expanding vote-by-mail this November.

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Reopening the Economy Takes Backseat to Safety

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Americans support safely opening the government over reopening prematurely; more than two-thirds agree that fixing the health crisis is the key to restarting the economy.

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Widespread Support for Stay at Home Orders

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

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Americans support governors when it comes to stay-at-home orders instead of those protesting social distancing measures; Trump's approval continues to decline as Americans worry about an economic recession.

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Trump Approvals Drop as Pandemic Continues

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Ratings of how Trump is handling the pandemic decline with fewer Americans viewing him as “serious” in his response, and most Americans continuing to prefer social distancing despite recent protests.

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Growing Disbelief About “Return to Normal”

Saturday, April 18, 2020

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Trump’s approval ratings continue to drop as the share of Americans who know someone sick with coronavirus continues to grow. Most Americans support continued social distancing and believe life won’t return to normal for several months or more.

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State and Local Leadership More Trusted Than Federal Response

Friday, April 17, 2020

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Trump’s approval ratings have fallen to daily tracking lows, and most Americans want governors to take the lead coordinating the response to the pandemic.

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Trump Downplaying Pandemic a Top Concern

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Trump's approval rating on coronavirus remains negative as Americans report that they trust the CDC, Dr. Fauci, and the WHO the most to tell the truth about the pandemic.

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On Trump’s Declining Approvals

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

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Americans are prioritizing health care over personal finances, but appear more split when it comes to public health and the national economy; Trump's approval ratings continue to erode on a number of key issues.

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Fear of Economic Recession Grows

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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As the public reports serious concerns about the economy and loved ones getting sick from coronavirus, Americans across party lines trust Dr. Fauci to tell the truth when it comes to the pandemic.

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Americans Fear “The Worst is Yet To Come”

Saturday, April 11, 2020

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More than 20% of Americans know someone who has been infected with coronavirus and a vast majority still support current social distancing measures or want more aggressive measures.

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ACA Repeal Remains Unpopular Amid Pandemic

Friday, April 10, 2020

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Few support efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, while Americans continue to be most concerned about Trump's early inaction on the pandemic.

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Governors Outperform Trump on Initial COVID-19 Response

Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Trump’s approval rating on handling coronavirus trails ratings of America’s governors on the crisis; while many want Trump to focus on helping the middle and working classes, most feel his policies favor the wealthy and big corporations.

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Trump’s Approval Drops as Voters See His Response as “Unprepared”

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

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While Trump’s overall approval rating declines, Democrats hold advantages over Trump on key issues relating to the pandemic. More Americans now describe Trump as "unprepared" and fewer call him "honest."

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Americans Worry About the Economic Future

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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As three-quarters of the public rates the economy negatively, Americans regardless of party report similar levels of concern about a possible recession. A majority feel that Trump's coronavirus response favors the wealthy.

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Early Missteps Define Trump’s Pandemic Response

Saturday, April 4, 2020

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Trump's early missteps and unpreparedness on coronavirus remain top of mind for Americans, as the president's modest bump in approval fades.

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The Public’s Perception of Trump’s Pandemic Response

Friday, April 3, 2020

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As many tune in to watch President Trump's press conferences, the public continues to report concerns over his handling of the pandemic and want stronger action to assist medical professionals.

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The Public’s Views on Social Distancing

Thursday, April 2, 2020

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Americans report concerns about Trump’s chaotic handling of the pandemic; support for social distancing is robust and the public strongly opposes Trump’s proposal to end it anytime soon.

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One in Six Now Know Someone Infected

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

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More Americans now say they know someone who has been infected by coronavirus. While the public remains split on Trump’s response to the pandemic, they broadly disapprove of how Trump is handling health care.

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How Different Groups Are Experiencing the Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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While Americans remain split on Trump’s coronavirus response, Navigator Daily takes a deep dive into the data by demographics.

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A Brewing Crisis of Confidence

Saturday, March 28, 2020

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The public overwhelmingly supports social distancing and want it to continue as long as public health experts advise.

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Growing Concern About Health Care Workers

Friday, March 27, 2020

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With health concerns at top of mind, Americans are especially worried about the strain on hospitals and doctors created by Trump’s response to the crisis.

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What Comes Next: Public Demands for Federal Action

Thursday, March 26, 2020

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Feeling the adverse economic impacts of the pandemic, the public is demanding strong, sustained federal action to combat the financial challenges ahead.

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The Public’s Views on Trump’s Preparedness

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

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Americans are troubled by Trump’s “chaotic” and “unprepared” response to the coronavirus pandemic, while still approving of his policy response overall.

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A Crisis Intensifies

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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In the first edition of Navigator Daily, Americans are recognizing the severity of coronavirus. A slight majority approve of Trump’s response, but there are warning signs for the president as the crisis intensifies.

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Communicating in Crisis: Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Americans are broadly concerned about the coronavirus outbreak, with most expressing concern regarding the Trump administration’s preparation and response to the pandemic.

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Protecting Health Care, Medicare, and Social Security

Thursday, February 27, 2020

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Americans now hold a favorable view of the Affordable Care Act and oppose cuts to Social Security and Medicare.

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Framing the Debate on the Economy, Foreign Policy, and Impeachment

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Progressives should keep structural problems front and center when framing popular policy ideas; Americans are concerned with Trump's approach to Iran; a majority continues to support removing Trump from office.

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Talking About Impeachment After the Hearings

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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Support for impeachment remains steady following the public hearings, while majorities think Trump committed wrongdoing and find the arguments from impeachment advocates convincing.

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Highlighting the Policy Failures of the Trump Administration

Thursday, November 21, 2019

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The President's missteps on foreign policy, taxes, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers clear openings for progressives.

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Framing the Next Step on Impeachment

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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Most Americans continue to support impeachment, while even more suspect the President of wrongdoing. Support for impeachment may grow if progressives elevate the right validators and emphasize the right facts.

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Framing The Debate on Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

Monday, October 21, 2019

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Americans see lowering drug prices as an important priority, and strongly favor the House Democrats’ reform proposal over a proposal in the Republican-led Senate to do that

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How To Talk About Impeachment

Friday, October 11, 2019

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A majority of Americans support impeachment; progressives should frame as an abuse of power and that no one is above the law

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Race and Violence in the Trump Era

Thursday, October 3, 2019

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Americans see a rising tide of racism in the United States, but perceptions of race and racism remain complicated and often contradictory

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How To Talk About Trump’s Border Wall

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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Americans are concerned that building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would be ineffective, expensive, and wasteful.

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How Americans Rate Trump – On Trump’s Terms

Friday, August 2, 2019

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Many Americans believe Trump's actions on important policy issues do not match his past statements and worry he is distracted by unimportant priorities

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Pushing Back Against Trump’s Trade War

Friday, July 26, 2019

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Americans unsettled by Trump's recklessness and concerns about the rising costs for everyday goods

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Navigating the Medicare Debate

Monday, June 17, 2019

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The public demands proposals that clearly address both coverage and costs

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How to Talk About Americans’ Opposition to Abortion Bans

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Opposition grows to abortion bans when Americans learn more about them

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Framing the Debate on the Economy and Presidential Transparency

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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Americans see potential issues ahead with the status quo on the economy and political transparency

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Trump’s Failure on Transparency & The Opportunity for Progressives

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

polling

Americans are concerned about the Trump administration's refusal to fulfill requests and subpoenas

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How to Talk About Political Reform

Friday, April 19, 2019

polling

Americans show openness to sweeping political reforms, are increasingly negative toward the tax law, and want Congressional oversight post-Mueller

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Confronting Climate Change and Disarming Charges of Socialism

Thursday, March 14, 2019

polling

Americans are eager for action to address challenges facing the planet; find counterpoints to "socialism" attacks more persuasive

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Focusing Debates on Trump’s Honesty, Tax Fairness, and Government Shutdowns

Thursday, February 14, 2019

polling

The public has strong concerns about the President's truthfulness, inequality in the tax code, and potential financial crimes

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What Americans Think About Corruption in Congress and the Battle for the Court

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

polling

Americans concerned by influence of special interests, threats to health care, and the Supreme Court vacancy

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How to Link Republicans in Congress to Donald Trump

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

polling

Americans see Trump as an anchor in midterms while public opinion shifts on Mueller investigation, family separation, and taxes

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How Americans Feel About Rising Costs at Home and National Security Abroad

Thursday, July 19, 2018

polling

Americans unsettled by America First, family separation, and costs for the very basics to get by

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What Are They Hiding?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

polling

Americans want answers on Mueller investigation, cabinet scandals, Congressional oversight, and #MeToo

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A Guide For Advocates

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

polling

Americans have concerns about the economy, corruption, and Trump's norm-breaking presidency

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