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Majority of Americans continue to favor moving away from Electoral College
A modest majority of Americans continue to favor changing the way presidents are elected, as they did in a January 2020 survey.
Republicans, Democrats at odds over social media companies banning Trump
Americans are more likely to support than oppose banning Donald Trump's social media accounts, but views are divided along political lines.
More Americans Than People in Other Advanced Economies Say COVID-19 Has Strengthened Religious Faith
A Pew Research Center survey conducted in the summer of 2020 reveals that more Americans than people in other economically developed countries say the coronavirus outbreak has bolstered their religious faith and the faith of their compatriots.
A rising share of working parents in the U.S. say it’s been difficult to handle child care during the pandemic
52% of employed parents with children younger than 12 say it has been difficult to handle child care responsibilities during the pandemic.
Even in industries where majorities can telework, some face challenges working from home during pandemic
A majority of workers in only four out of nine industries studied say that the responsibilities of their job can be done from home.
Though not especially productive in passing bills, the 116th Congress set new marks for social media use
Voting members of the 116th Congress collectively produced more than 2.2 million tweets and Facebook posts in 2019 and 2020.
For American couples, gender gaps in sharing household responsibilities persist amid pandemic
Among all married or cohabiting adults, 53% say things in their marriage or relationship currently are going very well.
Trump used his clemency power sparingly despite a raft of late pardons and commutations
Only two other presidents since 1900 – George W. and George H.W. Bush – granted fewer acts of clemency than Trump.
Black Americans have made gains in U.S. political leadership, but gaps remain
Kamala Harris’ election represented an advance in the progress Black Americans have made in recent decades in political leadership.
Some Americans who have been targeted by troubling behaviors online wouldn’t call it ‘harassment’
43% of those who report experiencing harassing behavior online say that they consider their most recent experience to be “online harassment.”
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