The survey, in the wake of grand juries clearing white police officers in the deaths of unarmed black men, finds 45 percent of Americans believe race relations in the U.S. are good.
President Barack Obama continues to receive negative ratings for his handling of the situation with ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria.
POLL: Two in Three Americans Don’t Know Enough to Say Whether Shooting of Michael Brown Was Warranted
Fifty-nine percent of Americans – including 67 percent of whites but just 43 percent of blacks – think the protesters’ actions have gone too far, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll.
Catholics are feeling more connected to the church, and they’d rather meet Pope Francis than President Obama.
Mr. Obama’s approval rating has remained fairly constant over the past year, though it rose as high as 57% in December.
As President Barack Obama prepares to be sworn into office for a second time, 51% of Americans now approve of the overall job he is doing as president.
McCaskill holds 46% to 40% edge over challenger Akin in U.S. Senate race.
While Missouri voters strongly disagree with the comments Akin made, support for him in the Senate race hasn’t changed.
President Obama leads Romney in Wisconsin, and Virginia.
The poll conducted for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and KMOV shows Romney with 51 percent support.