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March 24, 2021

65% View Border Problem as a National Security Issue

As a surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border confronts President Joe Biden with a crisis, more Americans than ever say controlling the border is a matter of national security.

March 22, 2021

Is It a Border Crisis? Two-Thirds Say Yes, and Most Voters Blame Biden

The White House has spent weeks denying that the surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border should be called a “crisis,” but two-thirds of voters say it is a crisis.

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March 16, 2021

Is Joe Biden Really Doing the Job of President? Nearly Half of Voters Doubt It

Voters are evenly divided about President Joe Biden’s ability to perform the duties of his office, and nearly half believe others are really in charge at the White House.

March 15, 2021

73% of Voters Concerned About Border Crisis, Majority Oppose Amnesty

A majority of voters are concerned about the current surge of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, and oppose plans reportedly being considered by Congress this week to offer amnesty to undocumented immigrants.

March 12, 2021

Majority Support COVID-19 Relief Package, But Agree It Benefits ‘Blue’ States More

Voters overwhelmingly support the COVID-19 relief bill President Joe Biden signed into law Thursday, but most believe the $1.9 trillion package benefits Democrat-run states more.

March 10, 2021

65% of Voters Say Politicians Want More Money and Power for Government

How much money and power should government have? Voters want it to have less than it does, but they believe politicians want it to have even more.

March 9, 2021

Most Voters Concerned President Biden Hasn’t Held White House Press Conference Yet

More than six weeks since his inauguration, President Biden still hasn’t held his first White House press conference, and half of voters are worried about his ability to do the job.

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March 8, 2021

Democrats Support Biden’s Transgender Troops Policy; Republicans Don’t

After taking office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order reversing former President Trump’s ban on transgender personnel in the U.S. military. However, Americans are as deeply divided over the new policy as they were over the previous policy.

March 4, 2021

Most GOP Voters View Republicans in Congress as Out of Touch

With Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats controlling both houses of Congress, Republican voters don’t feel very well represented in Washington these days, not even by their own party’s congress members.

March 3, 2021

Who’s Setting the Agenda in D.C. Now? Democrats Say Biden, Others Disagree

When Donald Trump was President, there wasn’t much doubt who was running the show in Washington. Now that Joe Biden is in the White House, however, attitudes have changed.

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March 1, 2021

55% Oppose D.C. Statehood

Democrats in Congress are pushing to confer statehood on the District of Columbia, but most Americans are against the idea. In fact, statehood for Puerto Rico is more popular than statehood for the nation’s capital.

February 26, 2021

Most Voters Have Unfavorable Opinion of AOC

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has only been in Congress a little more than two years, but the New York Democrat known as “AOC” is already widely disliked by voters, who prefer House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the leader of congressional Democrats.

February 25, 2021

50% of Voters Say Biden’s China Policy Worse Than Trump’s

A week after President Joe Biden stirred controversy by saying China has “different norms” toward human rights, half of voters view Biden’s China policy as worse than former President Trump’s.

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February 24, 2021

Most Voters Say Biden’s Cabinet Nominees Deserve Up-or-Down Senate Vote

The nomination of Neera Tanden to be President Joe Biden’s director of the Office of Management and Budget appears to be in trouble, but most voters still believe the president’s nominees for office deserve an up or down vote on the Senate floor.

February 23, 2021

Most Don’t Believe Infrastructure Maintenance Is a Federal Responsibility

President Biden is reportedly contemplating “major infrastructure investment” as part of his legislative agenda, but most Americans don’t think that’s a job for the federal government.

February 22, 2021

57% of Voters Support COVID-19 Relief Bill, Despite Spending Concerns

Most voters support passage of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package despite concerns that Congress has filled the bill with expensive items that have nothing to do with coronavirus.

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February 19, 2021

54% of Voters Say Biden Is a ‘Puppet’ of the Left

Less than a month after President Joe Biden’s inauguration, most voters believe the Democrat is “a puppet of the radical left” and not the moderate “nice guy” he was portrayed as being during the election campaign.

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February 18, 2021

Trump Still Favorite of Most GOP Voters After Impeachment Trial

In the wake of former President Donald Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial, Republican voters still overwhelmingly favor Trump as their party’s leader.

February 17, 2021

Voters Want Congress to Investigate Whether Officials Report COVID-19 Cases Accurately

With New York Governor Andrew Cuomo accused of concealing facts about COVID-19 nursing home deaths in his state, most voters want Congress to investigate whether public officials are accurately reporting coronavirus cases.

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February 16, 2021

Voters Sharply Divided Over Impeachment Verdict

In the wake of former President Trump’s acquittal in his second impeachment trial, voters are deeply divided over the verdict.