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.
More than 80 percent of Americans oppose the storming of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters and consider themselves “horrified” and “shocked” by the event; majorities of Americans support Trump’s removal from office and oppose him running for president again or pardoning himself before leaving office.
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.
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.