Undecided voters express deep pessimism about the state of the economy and political division, but see some positive signs of recovery.
Most Americans still see rising costs as a “major crisis,” but two in three view corporate greed as a convincing explanation for inflation.
The positive news Americans have heard about Biden lately center on infrastructure, his handling of the pandemic, and climate change.
Two in three Americans support each provision of the Build Back Better Act as 60 percent say its passage is urgent.
A majority now say the cost of goods like gas and groceries is a “major crisis,” up 16 points from just a month ago.
More than three in five Americans support both the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
A strong majority of Americans support President Biden and Democrats’ new economic plan, regardless of a specific price point.
As pandemic pessimism continues to decline. Biden and Democrats retain double-digit advantages in trust over Republicans to address it.
For those concerned about the Congressional GOP, “for the wealthy,” “out of touch,” “greedy,” and “corrupt” are resonant descriptors.
Centering lost jobs and delayed payments is most effective in rebutting conservative opposition to raising the debt ceiling.
Expanding Medicare, lowering drug costs, and raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations are seen as the best reasons to pass the plan.
Biden and Democrats hold double-digit advantages in trust over Republicans on combating the pandemic and ensuring people get vaccinated.
Each of the 12 individual provisions tested earn even broader support from at least two in three Americans.
Both Biden voters and Trumps groups in these focus groups largely support the expanded Child Tax Credit and raising taxes on the wealthy.
About three in five overall and among independents support both the Build Back Better agenda and raising the debt ceiling.