Are Democrats Becoming More
While the business community and Democrats still have sharp differences over regulatory and tax issues, they are finding common ground on issues related to race, immigration, COVID-19 mitigation, and election reform. The following chart illustrates Republican estrangement from business policies and practices.
Strong Majority of Americans Support Free and Fair Elections
When asked about the value of actions to promote democratic rights, Americans give the highest ratings to support of free and fair elections (74%) and freedom of speech (72%). Just 59% believe protecting freedom of the press is very important to the country. The strongest support for freedom of the press comes from Americans aged 65 and older. Among 18-34-year-olds, however, only 50% consider protecting freedom of the press to be very important.