A one-year report card shows judgments of the president are disconnected from views about the economy.

Independents say Trump and Republicans are more responsible for situation.

A statewide survey shows the Republican with his highest rating yet as he begins the fourth year of his term.

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Dig into all the numbers in our polls, look at demographic groups and examine trends over time.

Exit pollsters say rumors of their imminent demise have been exaggerated.

A look back at the ups and downs of public opinion in 2017.

A look back at the ups and downs for public opinion in 2017.

Here's what we can glean from exit poll data.

See how different groups voted in the U.S. senator election in Alabama between Roy Moore and Doug Jones.

See how different groups voted in the special election for U.S. Senate in Alabama between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. The poll was conducted by Edison Research for the National...

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Increasingly, political party is part of our identities.

With less than two weeks to go, most respondents said Democrat Doug Jones had higher personal moral standards.

As with most many tax debates, “fair” and “unfair” were among the most common positive and negative words

See how different groups voted in the Virginia governor’s race between Ralph Northam, Ed Gillespie and Cliff Hyra

A newly released survey finds most Virginia voters favor their candidate for positive or issue-focused reasons, while a minority say they are motivated by negative views toward their preferred candidate’s opponent.

If habitual voters show up, Ed Gillespie could do better.

Democrats’ efforts to convert widespread disapproval of President Trump into 2018 victories could be undercut by lower turnout. Also, nearly half of voters say Trump won’t be a factor in their decision.

His approval rating remains historically low and confidence in his handling of key issues has declined.

Education and age make a big difference in who's talking about race.

A third of Americans support Trump's tax plan, while 50 percent oppose it.

More than twice as many Americans approve as disapprove of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s efforts, though people’s views are shaped by their politics.

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