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September 7, 2021

Fight Over Texas Abortion Law Divides Voters

Voters are deeply divided over the Texas abortion law that recently went into effect after the Supreme Court last week refused to grant an injunction against it.

September 6, 2021

Afghanistan: Most Voters Blame Biden, Would Back Military Rescue of Hostages

A majority of voters blame President Joe Biden’s administration for the chaos surrounding the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and more than two-thirds would support using military force to rescue Americans left behind.

Investigating Afghanistan
September 2, 2021

Voters Want Congress to Investigate Afghanistan Withdrawal

Less than a third of voters consider the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan a success, and a solid majority think Congress should investigate what went wrong.

September 1, 2021

52% of Voters Think Biden Should Resign Over Afghanistan Withdrawal

The U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was so badly handled that President Joe Biden should resign because of it, according to a majority of voters. However, most don’t think Vice President Kamala Harris is qualified to replace Biden if he leaves office.

August 30, 2021

Majority Rate Biden ‘Poor’ on Afghanistan, Fear Hundreds of Americans Left Behind

Voters have turned sharply against President Joe Biden on his handling of the Afghanistan withdrawal, and most believe that hundreds of Americans will be left behind after the August 31 deadline.

Reporting on Afghanistan
August 26, 2021

Most Voters Don’t Trust What Officials or Media Are Saying About Afghanistan

A majority of voters don’t trust either President Joe Biden’s administration or the news media to tell the truth about the situation in Afghanistan, and most think it’s worse than they’re being told.

August 25, 2021

Most Voters Say America Is Not Safer Than It Was Before 9/11

With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, a majority of voters now believe America is less safe than it was before the 9/11 attacks two decades ago.

USA and Afghanistan
August 24, 2021

Afghanistan: Most Voters Say Biden Administration Not Doing Enough to Rescue Americans

President Joe Biden’s administration is not doing enough to get Americans out of Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of that country, according to a majority of voters.

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August 23, 2021

Afghanistan: Get Americans Out First, Voters Say

Voters place more importance on getting U.S. citizens out of Afghanistan than they do on evacuating refugees seeking to flee the Taliban.

August 20, 2021

Who’s In Charge? Most Voters Don’t Think It’s Biden

A majority of voters don’t think President Joe Biden is mentally and physically capable of doing his job, and suspect the White House is actually being run by others.

August 20, 2021

Democrats Feel More Represented By Congress

Voters generally don’t think most members of Congress share their views, but Democrats are more likely than Republicans to believe that their own party’s members agree with them.

VP Harris Editorial
August 19, 2021

Kamala Harris: Voter Approval of VP Declines

Most voters believe it’s likely that President Joe Biden won’t finish out his term of office, and don’t think Vice President Kamala Harris is ready to step up to replace him.

August 18, 2021

Election Regrets: Most Wouldn’t Vote to Reelect Biden

Most voters would not vote to reelect President Joe Biden, and a significant number who voted for him in 2020 now regret their choice.

August 18, 2021

Afghanistan: Voters Blame Biden, Not Trump, for Taliban Takeover

Most voters aren’t buying President Joe Biden’s attempt to shift the blame for the Taliban’s sudden takeover of Afghanistan.

NPA Crime Cop Sign
August 17, 2021

70% of Voters Say Crime Is ‘Out of Control’

Voters are overwhelmingly concerned about violent crime and believe many so-called criminal justice reforms are contributing to the problem.

Infrastructure Bill 2021
August 12, 2021

Most Voters Agree: It’s Not a ‘Real Infrastructure Bill’

A majority of voters agree with a Republican senator’s denunciation of the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that passed the Senate this week.

August 11, 2021

Is Biden Keeping His Campaign Promises? Voters Are Doubtful

Voters don’t think most politicians keep their campaign promises, and less than a third believe President Joe Biden is doing better than previous presidents in keeping his promises.

Defund the Police
August 10, 2021

Voters Strongly Reject Rep. Cori Bush’s ‘Defund the Police’ Rhetoric

By a 2-to-1 margin, voters disagree with Rep. Cori Bush’s demand to “defund” police, while a majority agree with a North Carolina sheriff’s complaint that Democrats have become hostile to law enforcement.

August 6, 2021

Cuomo Scandal: 73% Say NY Governor Should Resign

Voters overwhelmingly think scandal-plagued New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign, but most think it is unlikely he actually will resign, and instead expect the state legislature to impeach him.

COVID vaccine mask confidence
August 5, 2021

COVID-19: Vaccine Confidence Grows, But Voters Expect Continuing Mask Mandates

More voters say they’re very confident in the COVID-19 vaccine, even as half expect to Americans will be required to wear masks in public at least another six months. And a majority believe public health should take precedence over individual liberty as the pandemic continues.