U.S. PoliticsAugust 8, 2014

Chart of the Week: The most liberal and conservative big cities

Big cities in the U.S. tend toward the liberal side of the political spectrum, even when they’re within conservative states (residents of Austin sometimes joke that their city is “an island surrounded by Texas”). But which cities are more liberal — or conservative — than their reputations?

Media & NewsJuly 21, 2014

How statehouse reporting power compares with a state’s population

State population is one key indicator of the size of a statehouse press corps.