Trump performed much better among “very conservative” caucus voters than he did in 2016.
'Uncertain Futures' reveals what makes policies and promises attractive to those upturned by a greener economy.
Here’s what you need to know following Saturday’s attack by Hamas.
Making it easier to vote doesn’t hurt Republicans.
The TMC 2022 roundups: U.S. elections
On abortion and LGBTQ issues, the U.S. is increasingly dividing into two nations: one that restricts and one that protects autonomy on sexuality and gender
A lot of amateurs ran for the Senate this year and lost. Here’s what you need to know.
Our new ongoing longitudinal study is the first to systematically evaluate such incidents across the United States. Here’s what we’re finding.
If election deniers challenge losses, the new House majority will decide who gets seated. Here’s the history behind such challenges.
Fewer Americans subscribe to the ideology, but it’s growing in influence among Republicans, including rank-and-file and in public office
Many of these voters think they are underrepresented, under-resourced and overlooked
In 2020, tens of thousands of Pennsylvania voters were disenfranchised over this tricky mail-in ballot requirement. It may happen again in 2022.
When Oz urged viewers to vaccinate against the measles, many listened, our research finds
Biden’s action could help some Democratic candidates for the House. But the real action on cannabis policy now rests with the states.
We examined whether candidates’ beliefs — for and against the "big lie” — matched up with those of their state’s voters. Nope.
Our new study tested 25 different approaches with both Republicans and Democrats. Here are three that made a difference.
In Sichuan province, power generation tumbled as demand skyrocketed. That might boost low-carbon policies.
Three factors made this incremental breakthrough possible
The committee wants to get Americans off the sidelines and into the fight to hold Trump accountable for the unprecedented attack on the Capitol
Support for LGBTQ rights is at an all-time high, but some state legislatures are on the attack
The Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, John Fetterman, is cultivating an unpretentious image. Here’s what the research says.
The Buffalo shooting shows how deadly such theories can be.
Here’s what my research found
‘Legacy’ admissions were introduced to keep elite schools White. My research finds that that’s hurting Black and Brown students today.
That’s what we found when we analyzed which Republicans voted against certifying the 2020 election last year
Contributions to members of Congress who supported overturning the 2020 election are down compared to four years ago. But it’s early.
Here’s the research on hostage-taking and recovery
More booster shots on the way.
Here are four things to know.
State and local election officials are being threatened. Should we worry about the future of U.S. democracy?
Unlike other developed democracies, the U.S. faces unusual constitutional requirements, opaque statutes, and a tangle of local, state and federal interactions
Even independent redistricting commissions are limited by the fact that Democrats cluster in cities while Republicans are widely dispersed. But there’s a solution.
For Black Americans, freedom is tied to location — not a date in June
Our research examines loans from the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Statements from retired generals can have an unintended impact, our surveys find
As Cheney grows more defiant, the GOP congressional caucus moves closer to Trump.
A 2021 survey reveals surprising points of agreement.
In some states, GOP supermajorities may allow them to ignore Democratic governors.
They can bypass statutory rape charges through marriage
In California, reforms like those in H.R. 1 led to a more involved electorate, higher turnout and more legislators of color being elected to office.
In a divided country, elections are won on the margin
Biden has diversified his Cabinet. His policies to address structural inequalities will matter even more.
These scholars looked at the 2020 elections — and what happens next
Here’s what we learned by counting the protests during the past four years
Did American electoral institutions survive the stress test?
Vice President-elect Kamala D. Harris participates in a security meeting
For some, that meant trying to overturn thousands of their own constituents’ votes.
Our research finds that more moderate rhetoric wins more support among both Democrats and Republicans
Yes, there’s a problem with pre-election polling. But mass opinion polls don’t have that problem.
In 2020, more U.S. voters identified as LGBT than ever before. Here’s where it mattered most.
The urban-rural divide is reshaping American politics
Three things to know about how active-duty military and veterans vote.
It’s not because of ‘shy’ Trump voters, our research suggests
Game theory explains why the news networks held off calling the election for so long, and then all called it at once
Democracy works only when losers recognize that they have lost.
That dislike is becoming worse in the United States faster than elsewhere.
Republicans started slow but are making up ground.
Our data suggest that in 2016, Trump won by winning over regular voters, not by inspiring new ones to cast ballots.
In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, the Democrat has won over up-for-grabs voters
Biden’s margin will almost certainly improve as mail-in ballots are counted — by up to 60 percentage points
Our study examines why they’re sticking with the Democrats
The Cost of Voting Index is keeping tabs on which states have made it easier to vote this year.
Democrats are more worried about voting in person. Republicans are more worried about voting by mail.
Appeals for racial equity can motivate Democrats to vote.
It’s riskier than voting in person.
And who do they think it’s helping?
Indian Americans are especially likely to vote when another Indian American is on the ballot — more so than people of other minority racial or ethnic identities.
Last week’s decision won’t end the fight over contraception coverage.
Here’s the new geography of youth activism
His campaign visits in 2016 also mobilized donations by Democrats
That will influence the election — and future policy.
New data finds young black Americans aren’t as enthusiastic about Biden — or opposed to Trump — as their elders
Nine percent of Trump’s 2016 voters say they’re planning to vote for Biden, our data suggest.
We checked. No candidate’s issues broke out ahead of the rest.
Here’s what new research shows
Here’s what these women — and they’re mostly women — are doing in swing states.
This new study shows a stark divide.
A study examines who might do best in the electoral college.
Key counties in swing states have large concentrations of Polish American voters
There’s been a lot of research in the past 18 years. Here’s what we know.
That’s the first report of corporate coercion in a century.
Are states and local governments ready?
OPM is the agency everyone loves to hate. So what’s the problem?
And here’s what it would do to the other states’ seats in Congress.
Evidence shows that partisan gerrymandering is undermining democratic representation. But it can be diagnosed.
Not visiting Wisconsin didn’t decide the 2016 election. But what about four years later?
Just days into the new year, foreign policy analysts are
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The 2018 election gave Democrats control of the House of
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