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The Partisan Divide on Political Values Grows Even Wider - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The divisions between Republicans and Democrats on fundamental political values – on government, race, immigration, national security, environmental protection and other areas – reached record levels during Barack Obama's presidency. In Donald ...and more »

4. Race, immigration and discrimination - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The public has long been divided over issues of race: The extent to which discrimination exists and what – if any – approaches should be undertaken to address it. In recent years, growing shares of the public say more needs to be done to address racial ...and more »

1. Partisan divides over political values widen - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The gap between the political values of Democrats and Republicans is now larger than at any point in Pew Research Center surveys dating back to 1994, a continuation of a steep increase in the ideological divisions between the two parties over more than ...and more »

2. Government, regulation and the social safety net - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The public has become more supportive of government aid to the needy in recent years, and there has been uptick in the share saying they prefer a bigger government with more services over a smaller government with fewer services. For the most part, ...and more »

8. Partisan animosity, personal politics, views of Trump - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

As Republicans and Democrats have moved further apart on political values and issues, there has been an accompanying increase in the level of negative sentiment that they direct toward the opposing party. Partisans have long held unfavorable views of ...and more »

3. Foreign policy - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The public is evenly divided over whether the U.S. should be active in world affairs, but the share expressing positive views of U.S. global involvement has increased since 2014. In addition, more Americans say that the United States should take into ...and more »

5. Homosexuality, gender and religion - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Over the past two decades, there has been a dramatic increase in public acceptance of homosexuality, as well as same-sex marriage. Still, the partisan divide on the acceptance of homosexuality has widened. In views of challenges facing women, a ...and more »

6. Economic fairness, corporate profits and tax policy - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

The public continues to view the economic system as unfair to most Americans, while a substantial majority regards economic inequality as either a very big or moderately big problem. As has been the case for the past two decades, most Americans say it ...and more »

Study: Americans more divided along party lines than ever - Politico

Americans have rarely been as divided along partisan lines as they are now, according to a new Pew Research Center study that shows the nation's political cleavages on most issues have widened in the first year of Donald Trump's presidency. The gap ...and more »

America's Political Divide Intensified During Trump's First Year as President - The Atlantic

Disagreement among Republican and Democratic voters on a range of political issues has risen sharply in recent years, a political divide that intensified during the first year of President Trump's administration, according to a new report from the Pew ...and more »