Donald Trump’s culture war is running into the gender gap

With his sharp words in recent days defending men accused of sexual harassment and spousal abuse, President Donald Trump launched another firebomb into the cultural chasm running through his presidency. This new debate could expose Republicans in 2018 to a more widespread backlash among women — and a more pointed […] Read more »

White Democrats Have Gotten Way More Liberal On Identity Issues

The ongoing fight over funding the government — which may finally be on the verge of a long-term resolution — has centered in large part on immigration. Democrats want a replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, and if they settle for a deal without one, they’re likely […] Read more »

White Women in the Rustbelt Are Turning on Trump

A massive new measure of state-by-state attitudes toward Donald Trump offers important clues about the pressure points that could tip the 2018 elections. Last week, Gallup released Trump’s average approval rating in all 50 states in 2017, based on more than 171,000 survey interviews it conducted over the course of […] Read more »

Satisfaction With Military, Security and Economy Rises

Ahead of President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address, Americans are substantially more satisfied with the nation’s military strength, security from terrorism and the state of the economy than they were at the end of Barack Obama’s presidency in early 2017. CONT. RJ Reinhart, Gallup Read more »

Women’s Heavy Disapproval Of Trump May Not Cut So Deep Against GOP In 2018 Midterms

Most American women dislike the job that President Trump is doing. Many demonstrated it by marching in the streets by the tens of thousands on the first anniversary of his inauguration, and they continue to register it in public opinion polls, giving the president a starkly lower approval rating than […] Read more »

‘I want my voice heard’: Women plot runs for office in record numbers

… In 2016, a high water mark for female candidates overall, there were 167 female major party nominees for the United States House and 16 for the Senate — well fewer than half the number of candidates vying for one of those spots now. While some of the cycle’s high-profile […] Read more »

Gender Gap on Trump Approval Bigger Than Predecessors’

The gender gap in Donald Trump’s 2016 victory over Hillary Clinton was the largest in election polling history, with significantly more men than women supporting Trump. This sizable gender difference has carried over to his job approval rating throughout the first year of his presidency. The average difference in Trump’s […] Read more »