Danny Hayes

Danny Hayes is professor of political science at George Washington University. He studies the media, gender politics, and public opinion. With Jennifer Lawless, he authored News Hole: The Demise of Local Journalism and Political Engagement (Cambridge University Press, 2021).

Deion Sanders is really popular – among both political parties

Maybe that's why he’s Sportsperson of the Year.

No, TikTok isn’t souring young people on the Biden economy

In some polls, young people are even more optimistic than older Americans.

Why journalists are losing their jobs in record numbers

The Trump bump was fated to fade.

Local news coverage of political scandals is disappearing

Menendez is the exception, not the rule.

Republicans don’t trust their election officials, research finds — especially in states Biden won

State and local election officials are being threatened. Should we worry about the future of U.S. democracy?

Trump makes more voters feel bad than Biden does. That’s a problem for the president.

Our poll suggests Americans’ emotions are endangering his reelection bid

Democrats and Republicans both worry about foreign misinformation campaigns. But Republicans also blame journalists.

Here’s what our new poll found.

A new poll shows Elizabeth Warren leading the Democratic field, with 28 percent.

That’s 7 percent ahead of Sanders and 10 percent ahead of Biden.

Do women in Congress work harder than their male colleagues?

A year after the Women’s March, a record number of women are running for office. Will they win?