The public has clear opinions on its priorities for the fiscal showdown and sequestration.
Conservatives may be allergic to spending on the unemployed and our social needs but the public clearly is not.
Americans think it’s time to raise taxes on the rich, and they don’t want to raise the Medicare eligibility age.
Americans want the Affordable Care Act to continue as law.
A recent post-election poll shows what American voters believe about our nation’s policy priorities and our road forward.
Most Americans think government help for the poor is a good thing.
Most Americans don’t support conservatives’ sacred causes of not raising taxes on the rich and doing away with the Affordable Care Act.
Conservatives may be fixated on deporting unauthorized immigrants but the public clearly isn’t.
Americans don’t think that President Obama and overregulation of the free market are to blame for our economic troubles.
The idea of transforming Medicare into a voucher program started out unpopular, and is just becoming less so.
Majority support for marriage equality is now the norm among the American public.
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.