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.
While pessimism about the pandemic has declined for the past month, focus groups with mothers and educators reveal deep, continued anxiety.
Americans split evenly on ratings of Biden and the Democratic Party, while Trump and the Republican Party are underwater.
More than seven in ten Americans find arguments linking rising costs to corporations squeezing consumers and passing off costs.
About three in five Americans are opposed to “the nation’s most restrictive” abortion ban, and deputizing private citizens to enforce it.
While anxieties about the pandemic remain high amidst the summer surge, worries declined on President Biden’s vaccine mandates announcement.
Seven in ten support Biden’s economic plan; addressing the pandemic, the wealth gap, and rising costs are seen as the best reasons to pass it.
Nearly three in five Americans support withdrawal from Afghanistan and re-settling Afghan refugees in the United States.
Many Americans are hearing negative news about Biden’s handling of Afghanistan, but he retains positive ratings on handling the pandemic.
Most Americans are favorable to the Child Tax Credit and view frames characterizing it as easing the financial burden on working families as the most convincing to continue the expanded credit.