Millennials say the country is on the wrong track, but they’re not

Millennials think things in the country are off on the wrong track but at the same time, they’re optimistic about their own futures, according to a new NBC News/GenForward survey. Nearly two-thirds of millennials (63 percent) think things in this country are off on the wrong track. Only 18 percent […] Read more »

Public Sees Better Year Ahead; Democrats Sharpen Focus on Midterm Elections

A majority of Americans say 2018 will be a better year than 2017, a shift from a year ago when public expectations were far less positive. The change has been driven almost entirely by Democrats, who are more likely than Republicans to cite this fall’s midterm elections as a reason […] Read more »

Looming Shutdown Would Further Damage Government’s Image

The looming shutdown of the federal government — because elected officials cannot agree on immigration policy — would almost certainly do further damage to Americans’ already negative view of the government. Only one in five Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, and President Donald Trump’s job approval is […] Read more »