Pew Research Center

Poll: Americans Increasingly Want to Fix U.S. First
New Pew survey tracks waning interest in assisting other countries

A military truck painted with the words "Make America Great Again" and "Trump 2016" drives along with Rolling Thunder bikers as they pass over Memorial Bridge to the Lincoln Memorial during the annual Memorial Day Rolling Thunder ride in Washington on May 29. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

A majority of Americans want their government to focus on solving domestic problems rather than wading into foreign affairs, a new poll suggests.  

In the Pew Research Center’s Spring 2016 Global Attitudes Survey , 57 percent of Americans interviewed expressed a desire to have U.S. leaders look inward and “let other countries deal with their own problems.” This marks a nearly 11 percentage point increase in pro-isolationist sentiment over the last six years, Pew reported.  

How Religion Shaped 3 Senators
Coons, Kaine and Lankford embrace dialogue on faith

Sens. Chris Coons and Tim Kaine talk before the start of their discussion on faith in America with Sen. James Lankford on Capitol Hill. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Faith is often worn as a badge on the campaign trail, with candidates quoting the Bible and endorsing policies that appeal to religious voters.  

Three deeply religious senators spoke on Wednesday at a panel discussion on Capitol Hill about the interplay between religion and politics, and how their faith shaped their personal and political lives.