NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
The new Republican Congress is already beginning to take actions to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Overall, Americans are more negative than positive about Obamacare. The vast majority of Americans want to see the ACA law changed. This includes the 37 percent who want it repealed and replaced, as well as a total of 43 percent of Americans who want the law kept — but with major changes.
One might think that the country is turning more conservative with Trump and the GOP controlled House and Senate. But a new analysis shows that the country has become polarized ideologically.
The main trend over the past 25 years has been the increase in the percentage of Americans who identify as liberals, with the number of reported moderates shrinking and conservatives holding steady.
Donald Trump is about to get started in his new job as the nation's CEO. We have assessed the public's projections about how well Trump will be able to handle the duties of the President — and have put them in context showing Trump with a generally lower confidence rating than Barack Obama, George W. Bush, or Bill Clinton.
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