Public Opinion

Voters Don’t Trust Trump on Health Care, Russia, Wiretapping Claim

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Voters Think Attorney General Jeff Sessions Should Resign – By Glynn Wilson – A new national poll shows there’s very little support among American voters for the Republican American Health Care Act, the bill offered up by the Trump administration to repeal and replace the Affordable Care…

Forty Percent of Americans Want Trump Impeached Already

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – Less than two weeks into Donald J. Trump’s tenure as President of the United States, already 40 percent of Americans say they want him impeached and removed from office in an unprecedented public backlash to his policies, according to a new survey just…

Looking Back on Tumultuous Year, 2016

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Connecting the Dots – By Glynn Wilson – What a year it has been. Whether you liked it and prospered or were horrified by some of the stories and events, it was a year to remember, even if many people would simply like to forget. To write…

Americans Are ‘Shocked’ and ‘Surprised’ By Trump’s Election

Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — The number one reaction from Americans when asked their feelings on Donald Trump’s win in the presidential election was “surprise.” A large majority of Americans, 75 percent, say they were shocked to see how the election came out, according…

US Presidential Election Too Close to Call in Final Week

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – With only four days to go until voting commences in the 2016 presidential election, surveys show the contest for the White House is too close to call, with Democrat Hillary Clinton barely leading nationally with 45 percent of support compared to Republican Donald…

American Voters Not Sure Clinton or Trump Would Make a Great President

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the eve of the first major general election presidential debate, American voters are not confident either party’s candidate would make a great president, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will…

Public Trust in American Press Falls to New Low

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — Public trust and confidence in the American press and mass media has fallen to its lowest level in Gallup polling history, according to the latest survey on the subject. Only 32 percent of Americans now say they have a…

Handicapping the U.S. Presidential Election

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Voting day for the presidential election of 2016 is less than three months down the road now, Tuesday, November 8, and there’s still no clear front runner. People have their opinions, but to what source should people pay attention in such matters?…

Democrats Win American Public Opinion Over Republicans With Conventions

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Public opinion survey results in the wake of the national political party conventions over the past two weeks back up what knowledgeable commentators said at the time. The convention shows still matter in swaying public opinion at the margins, and the Democratic…

Negative Campaign Takes Toll on Public Images of Trump, Cruz and Clinton

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Bernie Sanders and John Kasich Show Improvements – By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The rough and tumble nature of the 2016 primary and caucus season is taking its toll on the public images of leading presidential candidates, according to the latest Gallup poll. The public…

Public Images of Cruz and Trump Fall as Republican Campaign Heats Up

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Frank Newport and Glynn Wilson – The public images of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump among Republicans have dropped to all-time lows in recent days as exchanges between the Republican presidential candidates have turned highly negative and personal, according to the latest Gallup poll on the…

Large and Growing Majority of Americans Dissatisfied With Corporate Influence

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Rebecca Riffkin and Glynn Wilson – WASHINGTON, D.C. — A large majority of Americans, 63 percent, say they are dissatisfied with the size and influence of major corporations, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject. “Americans have long been suspicious of the power of…