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If the prison at Guantanamo Bay closed, do you think the prisoners who are serving life sentences should be:

  • Moved to US federal prisons

    51%
  • Sent to other countries

    23%
  • Not sure

    26%

Do you think Guantanamo Bay will be closed before President Obama leaves office?

  • Yes

    14%
  • No

    43%
  • Not sure

    43%

Do you favor or oppose requiring criminal and mental background checks for all those buying guns, including at gun shows and private sales?

  • Favor

    77%
  • Oppose

    13%
  • Not sure

    10%

Thinking about "screen time" – that is, time spent using digital devices including televisions, video game consoles, computers and cell phone - would you say:

  • I spend too much time using those devices

    54%
  • I don't spend too much time using those devices

    36%
  • Not sure

    10%

Regardless of what you think about Donald Trump’s character or personality, would you say you agree or disagree with his political positions?

  • Strongly agree

    23%
  • Somewhat agree

    24%
  • Somewhat disagree

    22%
  • Strongly disagree

    20%
  • Not sure

    11%

Regardless of what you think about Donald Trump’s political positions, do you have a favorable or unfavorable view of him PERSONALLY?

  • Strongly favorable

    10%
  • Somewhat favorable

    20%
  • Somewhat unfavorable

    20%
  • Strongly unfavorable

    36%
  • Not sure

    14%

Do you think of Donald Trump as a serious presidential candidate or don’t you think of him that way?

  • Serious

    20%
  • Not serious

    62%
  • Not sure

    18%

As you may know, Donald Trump recently made a number of controversial statements on immigration, including saying in a statement that Mexican immigrants are "in many cases, criminals, drug dealers, rapists, etc." Which comes closest to your opinion of Trump’s position on immigration?

  • He’s totally right

    21%
  • He goes too far, but he has a point

    35%
  • He’s totally wrong

    34%
  • Not sure

    10%

In general, do you think the media coverage of Donald Trump’s presidential bid has been:

  • Too positive

    9%
  • About right

    36%
  • Too negative

    31%
  • Not sure

    24%