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The following are news stories inspired by the monthly Harvard-Harris Polls, provided exclusively to The Hill.

 

April Harvard-Harris Poll

Poll: Voters support controversial border-adjustment tax

A majority of registered voters support a proposal to impose a new 20 percent tax on imports, according to a new poll. The Harvard-Harris Poll survey found that 62 percent of Americans would support a 20 percent tax on all goods made outside the United States… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| April 20, 2017

 

Trump’s approval dips as gender gap widens

President Trump’s job approval rating dipped in April as his support among female registered voters hit a new low. According to data from the latest Harvard-Harris survey provided exclusively to The Hill, 48 percent of registered voters approve of the job Trump is doing, compared to 52 percent who say they disapprove… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| April 18, 2017

 

Poll: Bernie Sanders country’s most popular active politician

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) is the country’s most popular active politician, underscoring his importance to the Democratic Party as it seeks to rebuild in the wake of a disastrous 2016 election cycle. Sanders is viewed favorably by 57 percent of registered voters, according to data from a Harvard-Harris survey provided exclusively to The Hill. Sanders is the only person in a field of 16 Trump administration officials or congressional leaders included in the survey who is viewed favorably by a majority of those polled… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| April 18, 2017

 

Voters back Trump on Syria, wary of North Korea action

A strong majority of voters support President Trump’s missile strike in Syria, but the public would be opposed to similar action in North Korea, a new poll shows. The latest data from the Harvard-Harris Poll provided exclusively to The Hill finds that nearly two-thirds of voters approve of Trump’s missile strike against the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad, who is accused of using chemical weapons against his own people… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| April 18, 2017

 


March Harvard-Harris Poll

Poll: By 2 to 1 margin, registered voters reject Comey

FBI Director James Comey is unpopular across the political spectrum, according to a new poll that finds voters have a negative opinion of Comey by a more than two-to-one margin. According to data from a Harvard-Harris Poll survey of registered voters provided exclusively to The Hill, only 17 percent have a favorable view of Comey, compared to 35 percent who have a negative view of him… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| March 22, 2017

 

Trump's message: Russia First or America First?

One of the major themes of President Donald Trump and his administration is to put "America First," and this month’s Harvard Harris poll suggests the theme and some of the policies behind it have significant resonance with a public who sees America as a loser on the world stage and a victim of internationalist policies gone awry… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Mark Penn and Stephen Ansolabehere| March 21, 2017

 

For Democrats, no clear leader

The Democratic Party has a leadership vacuum at the top, with many registered voters eager to see someone who is not currently on the scene become the party’s standard-bearer in 2020, according to a new Harvard-Harris Poll survey provided exclusively to The Hill… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| March 21, 2017

 

Poll: Majority skeptical of GOP healthcare bill

A majority of voters say the Republican plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare will be a step back for the country rather than an improvement, according to a new Harvard-Harris Poll survey provided exclusively to The Hill… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| March 20, 2017

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Inaugural Harvard-Harris Poll (February 2017)

Pence is Trump’s top surrogate

Vice President Pence is the administration’s top-rated surrogate and the only member of President Trump’s inner circle to have a positive favorability rating. According to data from a Harvard-Harris Poll survey provided exclusively to The Hill, 47 percent of Americans have a positive view of Pence, compared with 39 percent who view him negatively… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| February 22, 2017

 

Poll: Americans overwhelmingly oppose sanctuary cities

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe that cities that arrest illegal immigrants for crimes should be required to turn them over to federal authorities. The poll shows that President Trump has broad public support in his effort to crack down on sanctuary cities… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| February 21, 2017

 

Trump and Democrats must work together or face the wrath of voters

President Donald Trump has come out of the box and he has come out swinging. On the other side, Democrats so far have essentially voted as a block against not one but every Trump nominee and over 60 Democrats in Congress even boycotted Trump before he was sworn in… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Mark Penn and Stephen Ansolabehere| February 21, 2017

 

Americans brimming with optimism on the economy

A strong majority of Americans say the U.S. economy is running strong, and most believe the upward trend will continue under President Trump, according to a Harvard-Harris poll provided exclusively to The Hill… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| February 19, 2017

 

Poll: Americans want Democrats to work with Trump

A strong majority of Americans say Democrats should look to cooperate with President Trump to strike deals, according to the inaugural Harvard-Harris poll provided exclusively by The Hill… Read more.

Source: The Hill | Jonathan Easley| February 18, 2017