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June 15, 2021

Crime: Voters Don’t Trust Media Reporting

As America’s cities experience a surge of criminal violence, less than a quarter of voters trust the media to report the facts about crime.

June 14, 2021

‘Greatest Threat’? Most Voters Reject Biden’s Global Warming Claim

Less than a third of voters agree with President Joe Biden’s recent claim that global warming is America’s “the greatest threat,” and few are willing to pay more taxes to fight such a threat.

June 10, 2021

44% of Voters Believe ‘Right Wing Media’ Stoke Racial Fear

Only a third of voters believe former President Barack Obama made racial relations better in America, but a larger percentage agree with his claim that “right wing media” are frightening white people about demographic changes.

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June 9, 2021

Most GOP Voters Like Pence, But Still Prefer Trump

Former Vice President Mike Pence is viewed favorably by most Republican voters, but given a choice, nearly two-thirds still say their party should be more like Donald Trump.

COVID Truth and Lies
June 8, 2021

Only 40% of Voters Think Dr. Fauci Told the Truth About Virus Research

As investigators pursue evidence that the COVID-19 virus may have originated in a Chinese research laboratory, many voters doubt that Dr. Anthony Fauci has told the truth about American funding of such research.

June 4, 2021

Voters Don’t Agree With Biden and Media on Riots

Most voters aren’t buying President Joe Biden’s rhetoric about the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, nor do they agree with the media about last summer’s “mostly peaceful protests.”

June 3, 2021

Half of GOP Voters Believe Party Leaders Aren’t Conservative Enough

Most voters in both major parties believe their ideological views are moving away from party leaders, but the view is more pronounced among Republican voters.

USA and Israel in 2021
June 2, 2021

Few Voters Think U.S.-Israel Relationship Better Under Biden

Amid reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be ousted by a rival political coalition, most American voters don’t think the U.S.-Israel relationship has improved since President Joe Biden took office.

June 1, 2021

Voters Don’t Think Biden Has Made Much Difference for Black America

While support from black voters was crucial to President Joe Biden’s election, most voters – including most black voters – don’t believe the new president has improved race relations or made life better for young black people.

May 31, 2021

Most Voters Don’t See Biden As Stronger Commander-in-Chief

Fewer than a third of voters believe President Joe Biden is a stronger leader than most recent presidents, and a majority view him as less aggressive in his dealings with foreign leaders.

May 28, 2021

Voters See Crime Is Getting Worse, and Many Don’t Think Biden Can Handle It

Nearly two-thirds of voters say violent crime is getting worse, and half are not confident in President Joe Biden’s ability to deal with the problem.

The Origin of COVID-19
May 27, 2021

Most Voters Suspect COVID-19 Came From Chinese Lab, Support Investigation

A majority of voters think it is likely COVID-19 originated in a Chinese research laboratory and believe a federal investigation of the pandemic’s origin is very important.

May 25, 2021

Most Voters Support Commission to Investigate Capitol Riot

A majority of voters support the creation of a commission to investigate the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

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May 21, 2021

Most Voters Still Want Less Government, Lower Taxes

While President Joe Biden urges Congress to spend billions of dollars for new programs, most voters don’t think government spends taxpayer money wisely and want a less active role for government.

May 21, 2021

Fox News Still Tops With Conservatives, But Newsmax, OAN Make Gains

A majority of conservative voters say Fox News Channel is their preferred source for TV news, but Newsmax and One America News (OAN) have gained viewers in the past year.

May 18, 2021

Conservative Viewers Are Better Informed About Important Topics

How big is the U.S. national debt? How many Americans don’t have health insurance? What’s the top tax rate? If you watch liberal news media, you’re more likely to get those answers wrong.

May 17, 2021

Major Middle East War More Likely, Voters Say

In the wake of Hamas rocket attacks on Israel, most voters believe the risk of war in the Middle East has grown.

May 14, 2021

Liberal Media Viewers Are Misinformed About Crime in America

Fewer than 50 unarmed black suspects were killed by police last year and more people were killed with knives than with so-called “assault weapons,” but viewers of MSNBC and CNN are far more likely than Fox News viewers to get those facts wrong.

May 13, 2021

Less Than Half of U.S. Voters Confident Government Can Protect Pipelines

Last week’s hacker attack that shut down the Colonial Pipeline has raised concerns about the nation’s petroleum supply, and less than half of voters are confident that the federal government can protect against similar attacks in the future.

May 13, 2021

Climate Change: Liberal Media Viewers Think We’re Doomed

Most viewers of MSNBC and CNN believe climate change could doom mankind to extinction within 100 years, and viewers of those networks are also likely to overestimate the amount of global warming that has already occurred.