No one is walking away unscathed from the federal government shutdown, but Republicans are suffering a little more than Democrats.  There’s enough blame to go around when it comes to the government shutdown, and while Americans don’t necessarily think every Republican or Democrat is to blame, the latest Economist/YouGov Poll ...
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Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the state of the nation's economy as the shutdown impacts millions of Americans. There are many Americans who have seen the impact of the government shutdown, though it may not have touched them personally.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll 60% of Americans have either been ...
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About three-in-four Democrats hold unfavorable views of Republicans in the House and Senate, and about nine-in-ten Republicans hold unfavorable views of Democrats in Congress. In the weekend leading up to the current train crash in Washington, Democrats were united behind the Member of Congress wearing their colored jersey, while Republicans ...
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Americans are increasingly reluctant to take an active role in the world, while perceptions of Iran are improving after the country's leadership has made efforts to reach a nuclear agreement with the US. As the American public has moved away from confrontation – opposing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ...
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Most Americans think that the United States is unlike any other country on earth, but generally admit that the United States isn't perfect.  Last week, President Barack Obama described America’s willingness to act as something that makes the U.S. “different” and “exceptional.”  Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized the American belief ...
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Americans are still largely opposed to an attack on Syria but tend to think that President Obama will follow through and launch an attack if they refuse to disarm their chemical weapons.  Saturday’s agreement between the U.S. and Russia on a framework to remove chemical weapons from the Syrian government’s ...
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