Climate Change

Amid talk of a do-nothing congress, Americans urge the government to take action on climate change.

Climate change is:
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Climate change is:

On how soon the government should act on climate change:
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On how soon the government should act on climate change:

Americans’ willingness to pay more for energy if air pollution from carbon emissions could be reduced:
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Americans’ willingness to pay more for energy if air pollution from carbon emissions could be reduced:

New EPA standards’ expected impact on the number of asthma cases and other respiratory diseases:
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New EPA standards’ expected impact on the number of asthma cases and other respiratory diseases:

Americans’ views on the science of climate change:
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Americans’ views on the science of climate change:

Leadership

As political machines gear up for midterms, Americans can find little to love about politics today.

The nation's direction:
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The nation is:

The most important issues facing the United States now:
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The most important issues facing the United States now:

Americans’ opinions of:
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Americans’ opinions of:

Americans’ views of Barack Obama’s performance:
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Americans’ views of Barack Obama’s performance:

Foreign Relations

In poll, Americans say that the United States is in decline as a world leader.

In foreign relations, the United States as a world leader is:
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In foreign relations, the United States as a world leader is:

How world leaders view Barack Obama:
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How world leaders view Barack Obama:

Health Care

Though 53% of Americans say they oppose Obamacare, 66% still want to give it a shot.

Americans’ views on the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare:
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Americans’ views on the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare:

Since the health care law went into effect, Americans have experienced:
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Since the health care law went into effect, Americans have experienced:

Americans’ views of these provisions of the health care law:
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Americans’ views of these provisions of the health care law:

On what should happen to the health care law:
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On what should happen to the health care law:

Midterms

If elections for the U.S. House of Representatives were held today, the electorate would be split down the middle. See the poll.

On the likelihood of voting in the midterm elections:
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On the likelihood of voting in the midterm elections:

How Americans would vote on a candidate who supports the health care law:
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How Americans would vote on a candidate who supports the health care law:

If elections were held today, likely voters* would elect to the House of Representatives:
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If elections were held today, likely voters would elect to the House of Representatives:

How Americans would vote on a candidate who supports government action addressing climate change:
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How Americans would vote on a candidate who supports government action addressing climate change:

Inequality

Though 67% of Americans say gap between the rich and everyone else is growing, just 44% call for government action.

Americans’ views on the gap between the rich and everyone else:
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Americans’ views on the gap between the rich and everyone else:

What the government should do about income inequality:
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What the government should do about income inequality:
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Financial Security

Americans’ faith that job growth will improve hits a record low.

Americans’ expections for improving their economic security in the next year:
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Americans’ expections for improving their economic security in the next year:

Outlook on aspects of the national economy:
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Outlook on aspects of the national economy:

Outlook on aspects of Americans’ own financial security:
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Outlook on aspects of Americans’ own financial security:

On achieving career and financial dreams:
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On achieving career and financial dreams:

Hillary

In the Bloomberg National Poll, only Hillary Clinton wins the favor of a majority.

If the 2016 elections were held today, likely voters* would vote for:
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If the 2016 elections were held today, likely voters would vote for:

Americans’ opinions of:
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Americans’ opinions of:

Source: Survey of 1,005 U.S. adults, conducted June 6-9, 2014 by Selzer & Co. Margin of error, plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.View official poll results

GRAPHIC: MIRA ROJANASAKUL, CHRIS CANNON, CHLOE WHITEAKER & JEREMY DIAMOND/ BLOOMBERG VISUAL DATA