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Populist economic frustration threatens Trump’s strongest re-election issue, Post-ABC poll finds

President Donald Trump’s strongest case for reelection remains the country’s healthy economy, but the potency of that issue for him is complicated by a widespread belief that the economy mainly …


Majority of Americans oppose impeachment, but majority also says Trump lied to public

A majority of Americans say they oppose calls for Congress to launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference …


AP-NORC Poll: Most support gene editing to protect babies

Most Americans say it would be OK to use gene-editing technology to create babies protected against a variety of diseases – but a new poll shows they’d draw the line …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 6:21 p.m.

Poll: Half of young Americans see better financial future

About half of young Americans expect to be financially better off than their parents, according to a new poll, a sign that the dream of upward mobility is alive but …


Poll shows almost half of Americans support impeachment against Trump

Nearly half of Americans want Congress to begin impeachment proceedings that could lead to President Donald Trump being removed from office, a poll released Friday shows.


Idaho poll finds big gender gap behind Trump’s positive approval rating

A new Idaho Politics Weekly poll shows that President Donald Trump’s continued popularity in Idaho is actually very divided, when you look at differences between men and women and Idahoans …


UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 4:08 p.m.

Poll: Americans want more of what journalists want to report

There’s substantial agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to a pair of studies that also reveal a troubling caveat: a …


UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

New Eastern Washington poll continues to show tight race between McMorris Rodgers, Brown

The poll of 689 voters in Eastern Washington shows a three-point contest between Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown approaching the six-month mark before the November elections. The poll …


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:20 p.m.

Poll: Privacy debacle prompts social-media changes

A new poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds that 7 in 10 online adults who’ve heard of the scandal – revelations that a data mining …


Lisa Brown calls results of close poll with Cathy McMorris Rodgers ‘nothing but good news’

Down six points to the incumbent Republican, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown said she was encouraged by the results of a poll of likely Eastern Washington voters, particularly Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ …


What they said: Poll respondents weigh in on McMorris Rodgers, Brown and Trump

President Donald Trump looms large in the minds of likely Eastern Washington voters choosing between U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and challenger Lisa Brown, according to interviews conducted with poll …


UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 12:16 p.m.

Facebook asks users if they think it’s ‘good for the world’

Facebook is asking users whether they think it’s “good for the world” in a poll sent to an unspecified number of people.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:09 p.m.

Democratic poll lauded by Lisa Brown; Cathy McMorris Rodgers team skeptical

A poll commissioned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has Lisa Brown running neck-and-neck with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in the race for Eastern Washington’s seat in the U.S. House …


A new poll shows Oprah Winfrey with a slight lead over Trump in a 2020 matchup

President Donald Trump seemed confident he could trounce Oprah Winfrey in 2020, if the TV host-turned-media mogul were to drop her designer hat into the political ring. But a new …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 4:01 p.m.

Gonzaga drops four spots to 19th in USA Today poll

Gonzaga slipped four spots to No. 19 in the USA Today college basketball poll released Tuesday.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 9:07 a.m.

Poll: Most say sexual misconduct victims are underprotected

Most Americans say sexual misconduct is a major problem and that too little is being done to protect victims, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for …


Poll: Americans pessimistic about Trump, country

President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made …


Alabama race is neck and neck, with voters divided over Moore allegations, poll finds

Alabama’s closely watched U.S. Senate race is a neck-and-neck contest as voter concerns about personal moral conduct weigh on the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore, according to a new Washington …


Poll: Most say Trump making North Korea situation worse

North Korea’s nuclear weapons development is spooking most Americans, and two-thirds of them say President Donald Trump’s war of words with the isolated nation’s leader is making the situation worse. …


AP-NORC Poll: Most don’t want young immigrants deported

Just 1 in 5 Americans want to deport young immigrants brought to the United States as children and now here illegally, the focus of a politically fraught debate between the …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:48 p.m.

Poll: Americans want local leaders to fight warming

Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:37 p.m.

Poll: Americans split on NFL player protests

A new poll shows Americans are almost evenly split on whether it is appropriate for NFL players to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial discrimination.


Kenya Supreme Court nixed poll because it couldn’t see data

Kenya’s Supreme Court said Wednesday it nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election largely because the electoral commission refused to allow an investigation of its computerized system that transmitted results.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 7:33 p.m.

Washington State moves up four spots, ranked No. 20 in national AP poll

Washington State rose four spots in the Associated Press 25 and the Cougars were ranked 20th in the country when the


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 8:46 a.m.

Poll: Most say time to stop trying to repeal ‘Obamacare’

Message to President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans: Stop trying to scuttle the Obama health care law, and start trying to make it more effective. That’s the resounding word from …


Trump’s poll standing slips as doubts rise over his ability to get things done

President Donald Trump’s standing with the American public, never particularly robust, has taken another hit in the past couple of weeks, with signs of weakness appearing among Republican voters.


UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:24 p.m.

Poll: Americans want to move on from Obamacare repeal

A majority of Americans want members of Congress to ditch health care reform efforts and focus their attention elsewhere, according to a Reuters/Iposos poll conducted after the Senate Republicans’ effort …


Poll: U.S. Muslims see Trump as unfriendly but find support from non-Muslim compatriots

What has life been like for Muslims in the U.S. since Donald Trump became president? A wide-ranging survey released Wednesday highlights growing worries within the community, but also points to …


UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:07 a.m.

Do you hate crumbling roads? Would you pay more to fix them?

Congress hasn’t raised the federal gas tax since 1993 when Bill Clinton was president, but a narrow majority of Americans would support an increase to help fix crumbling roads and …


Finally, a poll Trump will like: Clinton even more unpopular

For a president with historically low poll numbers, Donald Trump can at least find solace in this: Hillary Clinton is doing worse.