The United States is the oldest continuous democracy in the world, and a model and inspiration for other nations seeking to build democratic institutions. One of the core pillars of American liberty is a free press. Pew conducts opinion surveys that track public attitudes toward the press and politics. At the same time, Pew issues major reports that examine long-term trends in the political values of Americans, as well as their views on policy issues and priorities, political knowledge, and news interest.
Americans support banning TikTok by a more than two-to-one margin, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
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Americans view 14 of 16 federal agencies more favorably than unfavorably, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis.
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Most workers are highly satisfied with their relationship with their co-workers and manager, but relatively few feel the same about their pay or opportunities for promotion.
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47% of U.S. adults say tensions between China and Taiwan are a very serious problem for the U.S., up 19 points since February 2021.
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Just 13 UN member countries are currently led by women; in 9 of those 13, the current leader is the country’s first woman head of government.
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Though Biden is 80 years old, most global leaders are in their 50s and 60s, and the median age of current national leaders is 62.
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Twenty years ago this month, the U.S. launched a major invasion of Iraq. President George W. Bush and his administration at first drew broad public support for the use of military force. Yet the campaign soon left Americans deeply divided, and by 2019, 62% said the Iraq War was not worth fighting.
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Nearly 107.7 million valid votes were cast in the 2022 House elections, representing about 45.1% of the estimated voting-eligible population.
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