Progressive arguments calling for improving America’s infrastructure easily beat back conservative counterarguments focused on the national deficit.
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, majorities of Americans believe “the worst is over” with the pandemic and have confidence in their personal financial situation.
While each component of the American Rescue Plan is seen as important by wide majorities, checks and vaccine distribution funding are seen as most important.
There is overwhelming support for infrastructure investment following the Texas winter storm; a majority see government regulations as “mostly a good thing.”
Americans report feeling “exhausted” but “hopeful,” and for the first time more Americans say the “worst is over” than say the worst is “yet to come.”
Seven in ten Americans support the American Rescue Plan as more report hearing about it; approval of the vaccine rollout rises 16 points over the course of February.
In focus groups, Black Americans express concern about GOP Extremism, have “hope” for Biden agenda, and address concerns about COVID vaccine.
Most Americans are concerned that groups like QAnon, the Proud Boys, and people like Marjorie Taylor Greene are gaining influence in the Republican party.
A majority of Americans approve of President Biden’s agenda as vast support for the American Rescue Plan remains resilient.
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.
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.
Over 70 percent of Americans support the American Rescue plan and majorities are favorable to each of its provisions.
So far, Americans see their top priorities of the pandemic, economy, and healthcare reflected well in the focus of the new administration.
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.
As Biden’s inauguration approaches, majorities of Americans support ending gerrymandering, eliminating the filibuster, and abolishing the Electoral College.