Jan 9-15, 2017
Obama Approval 57% +2
Obama Disapproval 39% -3
Updates Tuesdays at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-week change

Daily, weekly and monthly updates on key indicators that provide context for the 2016 presidential election

by V. Lance Tarrance

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.

by Frank Newport

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.