NBC/WSJ Poll: Public Likes Trump’s Bipartisan Move — But Little Else

President Donald Trump’s approval rating has inched up, and more than 70 percent of Americans support his recent deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. But the same poll finds that only […] Read more »

Obamacare repeal still tops GOP voters’ to-do lists

Republican leaders want to move past Obamacare repeal, but most GOP voters aren’t ready to let them do it. According to the latest POLITICO-Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health poll, a key finding shows the Trump administration’s messaging on health care is clearly resonating with the party’s base. CONT. […] Read more »

Government Still Top Problem, but Race, Immigration Are Up

Americans continue to cite dissatisfaction with government above all others as the United States’ top problem, even as recent events have resulted in a reshuffling of other issues. Healthcare has fallen precipitously on the list since Congress failed to pass legislation to reform the Affordable Care Act, and Americans’ mentions […] Read more »

How Single-Payer Health Care Could Trip Up Democrats

Many Democrats giddy from their recent health policy successes are starting to reach enthusiastically for a mountaintop goal: establishing a single-payer system for all Americans. … “Democrats are overwhelmingly for something that sounds like an all-government or significantly government-run system,” said Robert Blendon, a health policy professor at Harvard who […] Read more »

New Polling on Voters’ Priorities for Healthcare After the Failure of Repeal and Replace

Our recent national survey of 1,017 voters, conducted August 18 to 21, 2017, confirms that the efforts of President Trump and Republicans in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act already have put them very far at odds with the public and are a major political vulnerability for […] Read more »

Bullying and internet safety are top health concerns for parents

Each year, the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health asks a national sample of adults to identify health topics that are a “big problem” for children and teens. … New for 2017, the Mott Poll asked poll respondents who are parents of children 0-18 years about their […] Read more »

U.S. Business Sectors Gain or Hold Steady in Public Esteem

Americans’ overall impressions of six major sectors of the U.S. economy grew significantly more positive this year. Farming and agriculture saw the biggest improvement, with 70% now viewing it positively, up 15 percentage points from 2016. Americans are also more positive about education, the computer, real estate and sports industries, […] Read more »