USA TODAY Poll: Facebook faulted for not doing more on Russian ads in 2016 race

Americans by nearly 2-to-1 say Facebook should have done more to identify and publicize the ads it sold last year to Russians trying to influence the U.S. presidential election, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. By overwhelming margins, they support requiring social-media platforms to label who’s paying for political ads. […] Read more »

Most Americans disapprove of Trump’s handling of North Korea, health care

Most Americans continue to see North Korea as a threat that can be contained, though the number who say it requires military action has risen slightly in recent weeks. A majority disapprove of President Trump’s handling of the situation, and more voice concern that the U.S. would go to war […] Read more »

Alabama’s Senate runoff election mirrors the national struggle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party

Thanks to a traditionalistic political culture and modern-day culture wars, public humiliation and scandal have plagued all three branches of Alabama government in the last year. In July 2016, former House Speaker Mike Hubbard was convicted and sentenced to four years in prison for felony ethics violations for soliciting money […] Read more »

New Jersey Democrats: Growing certainty at the ballot box, but not in the courtroom

Ever since comfortably winning the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in June, former Ambassador to Germany Phil Murphy has seemed like a towering favorite to succeed term-limited Gov. Chris Christie (R) as New Jersey’s next governor. … More interesting than this gubernatorial race, though, is the ongoing trial of Sen. Robert Menendez […] 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 »

40% of Americans Support Impeaching President Trump

The proportion of Americans who support impeaching President Trump and removing him from office has increased 10 percentage points in the last six months, a new PRRI poll finds. Four in ten (40%) Americans now believe the president should be impeached and removed from office. … This shift comes as […] Read more »