CBS News & The New York Times

CBS News and The New York Times use the SSRS Omnibus to assess consumer behaviors and sentiment on various public policy and political issues.

Partisan divide over Trump’s response to Charlottesville: CBS News poll

Nearly two-thirds of Americans consider the attack that led to loss of life in Charlottesville an act of “domestic terrorism,” a view that spans partisan lines.

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Trump′s approval rating remains low, but views on economy rise

President Donald Trump’s approval rating is unchanged from June and remains at 36 percent, while favorable views of the U.S. economy continue to soar to heights not seen in more than fifteen years.

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Americans uneasy about North Korea and Trump′s ability to handle it

Nearly three-quarters of Americans are uneasy about the possibility of conflict with North Korea, and most feel that way about President Donald Trump’s approach to the situation.

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Trump′s handling of Russia investigations weighs on approval ratings

President Trump’s job approval rating has dipped in recent weeks, pushed down by negative reaction to his handling of the Russia investigations, and he’s seen some slippage among Republicans as well.

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Few feel they have good understanding of GOP health care plan

As Republican leaders push forward to repeal and replace Obamacare, most Americans would prefer a public discussion take place in the Senate, feeling they don’t have a good understanding of what the plans would do.

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Poll: Both parties in Congress draw negative ratings

The public is unhappy with the performance of both parties in Congress. And the midterms are a long way off, but the Democratic Party has not persuaded Americans that things in the country would be any better if they were in control, instead of the Republicans who hold the majority now.

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Support for marijuana legalization at all-time high

Sixty-one percent of Americans think marijuana use should be legal, a five-point increase from last year and the highest percentage ever recorded in this poll.

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Republicans blame bill, not Trump, for health care defeat

Republicans surveyed by CBS News pointed to an unpopular bill — or the Democrats — as the reason the Republican health care effort to repeal and replace Obamacare failed in Congress…

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Immigration is most important problem for Trump and Congress: CBS News Poll

When Americans are asked to name the most important problem for the President and Congress to address this year, immigration is the top answer…

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Voters Express Disgust Over U.S. Politics in New Times/CBS Poll

An overwhelming majority of voters are disgusted by the state of American politics, and many harbor doubts that either major-party nominee can unite the country after a historically ugly presidential campaign, according to the final pre-election New York Times/CBS News Poll.

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Immigration is most important problem for Trump and Congress: CBS News Poll

When Americans are asked to name the most important problem for the President and Congress to address this year, immigration is the top answer…

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Americans sharply divided along partisan lines over travel ban, Trump: CBS News poll

Two weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, the country remains sharply divided along partisan lines.

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Voters Express Disgust Over U.S. Politics in New Times/CBS Poll

An overwhelming majority of voters are disgusted by the state of American politics, and many harbor doubts that either major-party nominee can unite the country after a historically ugly presidential campaign, according to the final pre-election New York Times/CBS News Poll.

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