Survey ReportsSeptember 19, 2019

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power and Responsibility

Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers

Survey ReportsAugust 12, 2019

Public’s Priorities for U.S. Asylum Policy: More Judges for Cases, Safe Conditions for Migrants

Most continue to favor legal status for undocumented immigrants

Survey ReportsAugust 7, 2019

Republicans Now Are More Open to the Idea of Expanding Presidential Power

Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public

Survey ReportsJuly 30, 2019

Climate Change and Russia Are Partisan Flashpoints in Public’s Views of Global Threats

The public’s views of two global threats facing the United States have changed in the past few years. Far fewer Americans view North Korea’s nuclear program as a major threat to the well-being of the U.S. than did so two years ago. Over the same period, there also has been a sharp decline in the […]

Survey ReportsApril 4, 2019

Growing Partisan Divide Over Fairness of the Nation’s Tax System

As the April 15 tax deadline approaches, overall public views of the fairness of the nation’s tax system have changed only modestly since 2017, before passage of major tax legislation. However, partisan differences on tax fairness have increased considerably since then, and now are wider than at any point in at least two decades. Two […]

Survey ReportsApril 2, 2019

Large Majorities in Both Parties Say NATO Is Good for the U.S.

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) celebrates its 70th anniversary this month, Americans overwhelmingly say being a member of NATO is beneficial for the United States.

Survey ReportsMarch 28, 2019

Majority Says Trump Has Done ‘Too Little’ to Distance Himself From White Nationalists

The public’s views of Donald Trump have changed little over the course of his presidency – and this is the case for opinions about whether Trump has done enough to distance himself from white nationalist groups. In a new survey, a 56% majority says Trump has done too little to distance himself from white nationalist […]