Report The complex mix of demographics, economics, and ideology makes the already-close presidential race even more vigorously contested.
Americans think the economic stimulus program was the right thing to do.
In order to reduce the deficit, conservatives want to slash Social Security and Medicare benefits and keep tax cuts for the rich. The public doesn’t like that plan.
The public thinks spending on roads, bridges, and technology development will create jobs instead of cutting taxes, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Recent polls show the public doesn’t want to turn Medicare into a fixed-amount voucher, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public wants to invest in education and infrastructure, raise taxes on the wealthy, and maintain government services, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public continues to embrace strong government involvement in the health care system, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public is clearly open to seeing taxes rise on the affluent, writes Ruy Teixeira.
New polls show a majority wants to keep the law intact or expand certain provisions, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Ruy Teixeira explains that the American public doesn’t share conservatives’ blasé attitude about outsourcing.
Ruy Teixeira finds a highly favorable response to the president’s decision two weeks ago to stop deporting some undocumented immigrants.
Americans believe economic inequality is getting worse, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public and conservatives are in opposing camps on regulation according to a new Pew survey, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The latest Kaiser Health Tracking poll shows the public wants to keep the Affordable Care Act as is or expand it instead of repealing it, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Americans’ support for legalizing same-sex marriage has reached its highest level yet, writes Ruy Teixeira.