About half approve of Trump’s conviction in the hush money case

The public is divided about the implications of the conviction for the country and democracy. More U.S. adults think the conviction benefits President Biden’s campaign than Trump’s.

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As Trump’s hush money case begins, about a third believe he has done something illegal

Few are very confident that prosecutors are treating Trump fairly. Nor is the public very confident that the Supreme Court, other judges, and juries can be impartial in his cases. Republicans are especially skeptical that prosecutors are treating…

Public perceptions of freedom of expression on university campuses paints a complex picture 

The public holds a complex set of views about freedom of expression on university campuses with most people supporting several restrictions on faculty and student expression on college campuses in the United States.

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AP VoteCast 2024 Presidential Primaries

This AP VoteCast survey covered 2024 presidential primary elections in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina, concluding as polls closed on Election Day in each…

Election insights: Understanding public preferences for news coverage for 2024

The public relies heavily on local and national news organizations as sources for news about elections, but many adults have concerns about the reliability of…

Few report personally benefitting from the Inflation Reduction Act

Sixty-seven percent of adults believe large businesses and corporations, oil and gas companies, and developed or industrialized countries outside the U.S. are not doing enough…

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