Poll: More Americans see Democratic positions on climate, health care, abortion as ‘in the mainstream’

More Americans see the Democratic Party’s positions on climate change, health care, abortion and immigration as being “in the mainstream” than the Republican Party’s positions on those issues, a new poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal finds.

And on fiscal issues like taxes and spending, a similar share of Americans — about half — view the Democratic and Republican parties as being in the mainstream.

(Read more in NBCNews.com)


The Democratic Party is getting less white, more educated — and significantly more liberal

(Read more in CNN.com)