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November 15, 2021

Media Bias? Voter Distrust of Political News Grows

Voters increasingly distrust reporting about politics, and most think the media are less aggressive in questioning President Joe Biden than they were with former President Donald Trump.

November 11, 2021

Parents Don’t Want ‘Woke’ Books in Schools

Many parents are concerned about the books provided to children in schools and libraries, especially those promoting “woke” progressive beliefs about sexuality and racial issues.

November 11, 2021

COVID-19: Majority Against Mandatory Vaccination for Public School Children

Most Americans don’t think public schools should require students to get COVID-19 vaccinations, and have concerns about whether the vaccines are safe for children.

November 10, 2021

Voters Still Want Balanced Budget, But Doubt They’ll Live to See One

As Congress keeps adding to the federal debt with multi-trillion-dollar spending bills, voters continue to prefer a balanced budget, but don’t have much hope it will happen any time soon.

November 10, 2021

Rittenhouse Trial: Most Democrats Think Kenosha Shooter Guilty, Others Disagree

As the homicide trial of Kyle Rittenhouse continues in Kenosha, Wisconsin, this week, voters are largely divided along party lines about whether the teenage gunman should be convicted.

November 9, 2021

Most Voters Say Biden Endorsement Would Hurt Local Candidates

The sagging popularity of President Joe Biden has political consequences, as more than half of voters say they would vote against Biden-endorsed candidates in their state. An endorsement by former President Donald Trump would be more valuable, particularly with independent voters.

November 8, 2021

Voters Say ‘No’ to Payments for Illegal Immigrants

Two-thirds of voters don’t believe illegal immigrants have a right to sue the U.S. government, and as for settlement payments to families separated at the border, most think the proper amount is zero.

November 4, 2021

Majority Support Workers Resisting Vaccine Mandates

More than half of voters support workers refusing to comply with mandatory vaccination against COVID-19, and believe that firing workers for non-compliance would hurt the U.S. economy.

November 3, 2021

72% Say ‘Cancel Culture’ Is Out of Control

In the wake of controversy surrounding comedian Dave Chappelle, Americans overwhelming say “cancel culture” is out of control, and believe free speech should be protected against censorship.

November 2, 2021

Only 36% See Virginia, New Jersey Elections as a Referendum on Biden

Today’s gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey are being widely interpreted by the media as a referendum on President Joe Biden’s popularity, but most voters don’t see it that way.

November 1, 2021

57% of Voters Now See Biden as Weaker Commander-in-Chief

In the aftermath of the chaotic Afghanistan withdrawal, voter appraisal of President Joe Biden’s leadership has shifted sharply and a majority now view him as a weaker leader than his predecessors.

October 29, 2021

57% Say Economy Worse Under Biden

A majority of Americans agree the U.S. economy has gotten worse since President Joe Biden was inaugurated, but they are divided when it comes to placing blame for the decline.

October 27, 2021

Fire Fauci? 46% Of Voters Want COVID-19 Expert to Resign

Nearly half of voters believe Dr. Anthony Fauci lied about U.S. funding for “gain-of-function” research, and a plurality think the government’s top COVID-19 expert should be forced to resign.

October 26, 2021

Is Climate ‘Crisis’ a Winner for Biden?

At a time when President Joe Biden’s overall approval rating are underwater, climate change is one issue where he’s still ahead.

October 25, 2021

Only 30% View Merrick Garland Favorably

More voters have a negative impression of Attorney General Merrick Garland than view him favorably, and most don’t think he’s doing a better job than his predecessors.

October 22, 2021

Democratic Voters Divided By Senate Opponents Of Biden Agenda

Objections from two Democratic senators have President Joe Biden’s agenda stalled on Capitol Hill, and fewer than half of Democratic voters think their party should follow the president’s lead.

October 20, 2021

Is Biden Up To The Job? Most Voters Not Confident

Voters increasingly doubt that President Joe Biden is capable of performing the duties of his office, and a majority of voters believe others are running the show behind the scenes.

October 19, 2021

37% Rate Buttigieg Favorably, Most Voters Think He Should ‘Get Back to Work’

Problems with America’s supply chain have put Pete Buttigieg in the national spotlight, and voters are divided about the Transportation Secretary taking paternity leave during the crisis.

October 15, 2021

69% Oppose Plan To Have IRS Monitor Bank Transactions

More than two-thirds of voters are against plans in Congress to give the Internal Revenue Service access to data on all bank transactions over $600, and most believe Democrats are lying when they say they’ll only raise taxes on the rich.

October 11, 2021

Vote-By-Mail: Most Voters Think It Will Cause More Cheating

Last year’s election featured mail-in voting as a measure to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, but now more states are making vote-by-mail permanent, and nearly two-thirds of voters believe the result will be more cheating in elections.