Approval of Congress

Megan Brenan at Gallup: After hitting 20-year highs in April and May, Americans’ approval of Congress continues its downward slide to 18%. The last time congressional approval was below 20% was in September 2019. The latest reading is from a Gallup poll...

Declining Pride

On the day after Flag Day, Gallup reports some disturbing news. Megan Brenan: American pride has continued its downward trajectory reaching the lowest point in the two decades of Gallup measurement. The new low comes at a time when the U.S. faces public health and...

Sounds of Silence

From the Pew Research Center: At a time when the country’s polarizing politics and public discourse are dividing many Americans, close to half of all U.S. adults acknowledge that they have stopped discussing political and election news with someone, according to a new...

Survey: Consensus on Civility

Tess Bonn at The Hill: An overwhelming majority of Americans say it’s important for politicians to treat each other with civility, according to a new Hill-HarrisX survey released Monday. Ninety percent of respondents nationwide said that it’s important for...