While the notion that polls should include equal numbers of Republicans and Democrats makes some sense, it’s based on a misunderstanding of what polling is intended to do.
These users make up just 6% of all U.S. adults with public accounts, but they account for 73% of tweets from adults that mention politics.
Researchers are learning more about early political socialization. Emerging techniques to fight misinformation are seeing some success.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults personally own a gun. A majority of Americans say gun laws should be stricter than they are today.
Most Americans have not changed their views on whether the House should conduct impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump since early September, before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House would conduct an impeachment inquiry of the president.
Despite deep partisan divisions on the issue, there has been a modest rise in support for stricter gun laws in the United States since 2017.
Division and animosity between the two political parties in the U.S. has deepened. Most partisans view the other side as ‘closed-minded’; Republicans see Democrats as ‘unpatriotic.'
For many, “socialism” is a word that evokes a weakened work ethic, stifled innovation and excessive reliance on the government. For others, it represents a fairer, more generous society.
The Supreme Court begins a new term on Oct. 7, taking up cases on issues including guns and abortion. As the term begins, here are five facts about the court.
The circumstances were very different during the Clinton impeachment crisis, and so was U.S. public opinion about the push for impeachment.