Economy Dominates Public’s Agenda, Dims Hopes for the Future
Less Optimism about America’s Long-Term Prospects
Obama’s Job Ratings, Personal Image Unchanged by Recent Washington Events
Neither the trouncing of the Democratic Party in the midterm elections nor the surprising legislative accomplishments of the “lame duck” Congress has had a measurable effect on opinions of Barack Obama.
Strengthen Ties with China, But Get Tough on Trade
As President Obama prepares to host Chinese President Hu Jintao next week, Americans increasingly see Asia as the region of the world that is most important to the United States. Nearly half (47%) say Asia is most important, compared with just 37% who say Europe, home to many of America’s closest traditional allies. Views […]