Ruy Teixeira finds strong public backing for the president’s jobs plan—particularly taxing millionaires to pay for it.
The latest opinion polling on dissatisfaction with Congress might be accurate for once, writes Sam Fulwood III, and that could be a good thing.
Polls show that Americans believe immigration strengthens our society and support creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants already in the country, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public is hungry for the ideas the president is calling for in his American Jobs Act, says Ruy Teixeira.
The public shows a different approach to fighting terrorism than conservatives 10 years after that fateful day, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public supported the ideas in President Obama’s jobs proposal before his speech last Thursday, writes Ruy Teixeira.
Ruy Teixeira parses recent public opinion polls to discern America’s mood about jobs versus cuts to government safety net programs.
The public still thinks President Bush deserves most of the blame for our current economic problems, and its view of the Tea Party is dropping, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public wishes conservatives would give up their futile pursuit to give parents public money to send their kids to private schools, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The public’s priorities are jobs, not cutting spending, and they want higher taxes on the wealthy to help lower the deficit, says Ruy Teixeira.
New polls show the public doesn’t want Medicare cuts to even be considered in deficit reduction discussions, says Ruy Teixeira.
The public is starting to think conservatives’ unwillingness to compromise on the debt ceiling is an expression of their loyalty to corporations and the rich, says Ruy Teixeira.
The public cares more about jobs than the political haggling over the debt limit, says Ruy Teixeira.
The public is more concerned with maintaining Medicare and Social Security benefits than reducing the deficit as soon as possible, writes Ruy Teixeira.
The battered housing market is off Congress’s radar, but the public wants lawmakers to pay more attention, writes Ruy Teixeira.