Of Republicans said the U.S. does too much to help solve global problems in a survey last fall, while just 18% said it does too little. Today, 46% of Republicans think the U.S. does too little to solve global problems, while 37% say it does too much, according tom a USAToday/Pew Research poll.
Donors gave a combined $11.6 million more by this summer than would have been allowed before the McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission ruling, the Washington Post notes. Their contributions favored Republican candidates and committees over Democratic ones by 2 to 1.
The probability of Democrats retaining control of the upper chamber, according to Sam Wang’s updated Senate forecast. One reason his forecast is more favorable to Democrats than others is that he’s relying more on actual polls than so-called “fundamentals.”
Amount the Republican National Committee is on track to spend in the midterm campaign, “with virtually every dime plowed into the party’s new digital voter-turnout program,” the Washington Examiner reports.
Of blacks say police departments around the country do a poor job in holding officers accountable for misconduct; an identical percentage says they do a poor job of treating racial and ethnic groups equally. And 57% of African Americans think police departments do a poor job of using the right amount of force, according to Pew Research.
Amount same-sex marriages are estimated to bring to Florida in tourism revenue as well as an additional $12 million in tax revenue during the first three years following its legalization, reports the South Florida Business Journal.
Of conservative Republicans and 61% of all Republicans support President Obama’s decision to launch the airstrikes in Iraq, a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds. By comparison, 54% of Democrats and 49% of independents also sign off on the use of force. Americans overall support the action 54% to 39%.
Of Americans think Michael Brown’s shooting by police in Ferguson, Mo., raises important issues about race that require discussion, while 40% say the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves, a new Pew Research poll finds.