President Trump's budget proposal calls for trillions of dollars in government cuts, but Americans' real priority is for Congress first to fix the way it operates and then to debate government funding.
Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement pits climate change concerns against concerns about jobs and the economy. Americans have deep interest in issues on both sides and will probably react along partisan lines.
White Americans became less racially resentful during the Obama years compared with the years before he took office. This change was evident among independents and Democrats, but not among Republicans.
Gallup editors put President Donald Trump's trip to the Middle East and Europe in the context of public opinion in the U.S. and in the places he will be visiting.
Republican workers living in Democratic areas are more likely than those living elsewhere to say their work is affected by politics.
Donald Trump's policy proposals and actions over his first 100 days in office have a mixed relationship to American public opinion.
The American public has little interest in building a wall along the southern U.S. border and rates it one of the least important things the president could do at this point.
The majority of workers say their companies have communicated about diversity and inclusion issues since the November election.
A significant number of Democrats nationwide want changes to the Affordable Care Act, giving President Trump bargaining power as he proposes new healthcare legislation.
President Donald Trump's recent executive order about the environment comes at a time when Americans have become more worried about the environment and less worried about energy.
President Donald Trump's job approval rating fell to 36% over the weekend after Republicans' failed effort Friday to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Highly religious Americans give Donald Trump higher job approval ratings than those who are not religious -- an expected pattern, given the relationship between religiosity and partisanship in politics today.
Following expected patterns, President Trump's 31% approval rating among American Jews is 11 points lower than his approval rating overall.
Republicans with college degrees differ from those without degrees on some of the hard-line anti-illegal immigration measures President Trump is exploring.
Household income and education are strong predictors of Americans' views of what social class they are in, although the terms "lower class" and "upper class" are infrequently used regardless of income or education.
President Trump faces a highly polarized nation, as did Obama and Bush before him. How he can most effectively deal with this divided nation remains his biggest challenge.
Public opinion changed in significant ways over the course of Barack Obama's presidency on issues such as the economy, trust in government and race relations.
Several aspects of Donald Trump's broad themes as he takes over the presidency fit well with general trends in U.S. public opinion.
Time magazine's labeling of Donald Trump as president of the "Divided States of America" may summarize the election results, but it is not how the Trump vs. Clinton states view the issues.
President-elect Donald Trump faces the challenges of figuring out the proper role of government, making government work more efficiently and dealing with the people's overwhelming disrespect for Congress and its members.