AP-NORC poll: Pandemic especially tough on people of color

By Kat Stafford and Emily Swanson | The Associated Press May 6, 2020 DETROIT (AP) — People of color have not only been hit harder by the deadly coronavirus than have Americans overall, but they’re also bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s financial impact, according to a recent survey from the The Associated Press-NORC Center for…

AP-NORC poll: Americans harbor strong fear of new infections

By Thomas Beaumont and Hannah Fingerhut | The Associated Press May 20, 2020 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Strong concern about a second wave of coronavirus infections is reinforcing widespread opposition among Americans to reopening public places, a new poll finds, even as many state leaders step up efforts to return to life before the pandemic.…

AP-NORC poll: Many in US say protest impact will be positive

By Aaron Morrison and Hannah Fingerhut | The Associated Press June 19, 2020 NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of the Juneteenth holiday weekend’s demonstrations against systemic racism and police brutality, more than 4 in 10 Americans say they expect recent protests around the country will bring positive change. A majority say they approve of the protests. Despite…

Poll: Many Americans blame virus crisis on US government

By Matthew Lee | The Associated Press October 5, 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans blame the U.S. government instead of foreign nations for the coronavirus crisis in the United States, a rebuke to the Trump administration’s contention that China or other countries are most at fault, a new poll shows. The poll by The…