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.
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.
Feeling the adverse economic impacts of the pandemic, the public is demanding strong, sustained federal action to combat the financial challenges ahead.
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.
Americans unsettled by Trump’s recklessness and concerns about the rising costs for everyday goods
Americans see potential issues ahead with the status quo on the economy and political transparency
Americans are eager for action to address challenges facing the planet; find counterpoints to “socialism” attacks more persuasive
Americans believe Washington is broken, the economy benefits the rich, and are concerned about a cover-up
Americans want the new Congress to provide a check on the White House, follow facts in investigations
Americans Favor Raising Taxes on the Wealthy and Corporations, and Oppose the New Tax Law
Americans have concerns about the economy, corruption, and Trump’s norm-breaking presidency