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U.S. PoliticsApril 26, 2016

Political Polarization, 1994-2015

Two years ago, Pew Research Center found that Republicans and Democrats were more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the previous two decades.

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U.S. PoliticsNovember 23, 2015

Public Trust in Government: 1958-2015

Public trust in the government remains near historic lows. Only 19% of Americans today say they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right “just about always” (3%) or “most of the time” (16%).

U.S. PoliticsJanuary 14, 2015

Women in Congress, 1916 – 2015

The 114th U.S. Congress includes a record 108 women — 88 in the House (including four nonvoting delegates) and 20 in the Senate. While women still account for only about a fifth of each chamber, that’s a considerable increase from where things stood not too long ago.

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U.S. PoliticsJanuary 16, 2014

Timeline: Hillary Clinton’s Career

Infographic charting Hillary Clinton’s favorability ratings from 1992 to 2012.

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U.S. PoliticsJune 6, 2013

Changing Attitudes on Same Sex Marriage, Gay Friends and Family

As support for gay marriage continues to grow, 72% of Americans say that legal recognition of same-sex marriage is “inevitable.”

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U.S. PoliticsDecember 20, 2012

Timeline: Top News Stories of 2012

A look at the public’s top 15 news stories of 2012, according to Pew Research Center’s News Interest Index.

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U.S. PoliticsSeptember 16, 2012

Data: 2012 Election Voter Preferences

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U.S. PoliticsAugust 30, 2011

Infographic: A Portrait of Muslim Americans

Key findings from the 2011 survey of 1,033 Muslim American adults 18 years old and older.