Support for Obamacare reaches a new low, a majority of Americans are confused by the sequester, and support for a path to citizenship declines. read more
In anticipation of Tax Day, Senior Fellow at AEI Karlyn Bowman spoke to AEIdeas about what the polls indicate Americans think about taxes. Despite the variety of questions posed to the public over the past few decades, there are some … read more
The parties are clearly competitive on taxes, and it remains to be seen whether the Democrats’ small lead will hold up. But even a small lead on an issue that has often been a GOP strength must be welcome news for the Democrats. read more
This is the second of three posts on AEI’s updated Public Opinion Study on taxes. See the first post here. If you’ve finished doing your taxes (or someone else has finished them for you — 56% of Americans say that … read more
Over the past few years, as our updated AEI Public Opinion Study on taxes shows, more and more Americans say they’re comfortable with the amount they pay in federal income taxes. read more
How serious?: Fifty-six percent told Pew that the US government should take North Korea’s threats to use nuclear missiles against the US very seriously. Forty-seven percent think North Korea is capable of launching a nuclear missile that could reach the … read more
On the latest episode of Banter, we delve into what Americans really think about same-sex marriage. AEI’s own Karlyn Bowman and Jennifer Marsico sit in to discuss the often-contradictory nature of the public’s views. For example, at least a plurality … read more
GOP in extremis: A new national poll of registered voters from Quinnipiac finds that only 28% have a favorable view of the Republican Party (52% unfavorable). For the Democratic Party, the responses were somewhat better, 38% favorable and 44% unfavorable. … read more
Much of the reporting on public opinion toward same-sex marriage has been rather perplexing. Commentators not only claim that a substantial majority of Americans are in favor of same-sex marriage, but also that opponents of same-sex marriage fall outside the … read more
The Supreme Court is set to hear oral arguments in a pair of same sex marriage cases next week. Americans’ attitudes towards homosexuality and gay marriage have undergone significant and rapid changes since questions on gay rights were first asked … read more
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