Our Research

Our research below provides messaging guidance for progressives to win key policy debates.

  • Areas

  • Format

A Guide for Advocates

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Nearly seven in ten – including a plurality of Republicans – say Biden has had a positive impact on the state of the pandemic.

View Report

The COVID Relief Was Not Enough

Friday, January 15, 2021

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.

View Report

Economic Outlook and How to Talk About Student Loan Debt Relief

Friday, December 18, 2020

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.

View Report

Public Opinion on Coronavirus Update

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Nearly three-fourths of Americans now know someone who has been infected with coronavirus; three in five Americans now say they are likely to get a coronavirus vaccine when it’s available.

View Report

Reaction to the Post-Election Environment

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

More than three in five Americans now want Trump to concede the election, including one-third of 2020 Trump voters; by a nearly 20-point margin, a majority of Americans give Biden positive marks on his handling of the presidential transition.

View Report