Our Research

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

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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.

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Public Reaction to the Storming of the Capitol

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

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.

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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.

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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.

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