Police violence a rising concern for Millennials, new poll shows

In the wake of highly publicized incidents of police shootings of African Americans this year, members of the Millennial generation increasingly identify police brutality and criminal-justice reform as a top priority for the next president. CONT. Susan Page & Fernanda Crescente, USA Today Read more »

Views on Experience vs. Outsider Status Pose a Potential Challenge for Trump

Americans prefer experience to outsider status in the next president and also give it a higher priority in an ABC News/Washington Post poll, a potential challenge for Donald Trump as he builds toward the general election campaign. … The poll also finds broad agreement that the next president should focus […] Read more »

Muslims, Mexicans, guns, gays and God

It’s not just Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton who are so different from each other. On the eve of back-to-back political conventions, Republicans and Democrats across the land see their neighbors, their country and their world through very different eyes, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. Muslims, Mexicans, guns, gays […] Read more »

Creating a down-ballot Democratic wave

On Friday, Democracy Corps released our most recent national survey showing Hillary Clinton with an 11-point lead over Donald Trump (48 to 37 percent, with 8 percent for the Libertarian). Importantly, it showed the Democrats with an 8-point lead in the named congressional ballot (49 to 41 percent), something we […] Read more »

Will guns be a wedge issue in November?

… Ultimately, the importance of guns as an electoral issue rests on the answers to two related questions: Will more voters this year use an incumbent’s record on gun-control legislation to decide how to vote in November? And will those voters who place a greater importance on limiting guns make […] Read more »