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Governance

by Frank Newport

Americans may be as focused at this point on how their elected representatives are going about the process of passing a new health law as they are on the legislation itself.

by Jon Clifton

Nearly 150 million people -- or 4% of the world's adult population -- want to move to the U.S.

by Jon Clifton

Americans' feeling of freedom is declining. This drop -- dramatic in the U.S. -- isn't happening in other wealthy democracies.

by Frank Newport

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.

by Frank Newport

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.