U.S. Muslims Concerned About Their Place in Society, but Continue to Believe in the American Dream

The early days of Donald Trump’s presidency have been an anxious time for many Muslim Americans, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Overall, Muslims in the United States perceive a lot of discrimination against their religious group, are leery of Trump and think their fellow Americans do not […] Read more »

Partisans embrace damning accusations about Trump helping Russians, Obama spying on Trump

Sizable minorities of Americans think that President Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russians to help him win the 2016 election and that President Barack Obama spied on the Trump campaign, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Views of both claims being investigated by Congress are colored dramatically by […] Read more »

Republicans and Democrats split over Russia probes

It’s a partisan cold war right here at home: A majority of Democrats think now-President Donald Trump’s campaign tried to help Russia influence the 2016 election, while a majority of Republicans think former President Barack Obama’s administration spied on the Trump campaign. And fewer than half of Americans — in […] Read more »

Republicans blame bill, not Trump, for health care defeat

President Donald Trump’s overall job approval is at 40 percent, underpinned by continuing strong support from Republicans who don’t appear to blame him for the failed health care bill, a new CBS News Poll shows. … Sharp partisan divides mark views on Russia and its interference in the 2016 U.S. […] Read more »

Fox News Poll: Voters want congressional investigations into Russia

Majorities of voters think Congress should investigate if Russia interfered with the election and allegations of coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia. That’s according to the latest Fox News Poll, taken amidst a new volley of allegations of ties between Trump and Russia, and wiretapping of Trump Tower. CONT. […] Read more »

Americans and Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks and data breaches are facts of life for government agencies, businesses and individuals alike in today’s digitized and networked world. … Previous Pew Research Center studies of the digital privacy environment have found that many Americans fear they have lost control of their personal information and many worry whether […] Read more »

Issues Where Trump’s Cabinet Picks and Most Americans Differ

Many of the people selected by President-elect Donald J. Trump for his cabinet have views that are at odds with those of most Americans. And in some cases, their perspectives also clash with those of most people who identify as Republicans. Here are some examples. CONT. New York Times 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 »