Most Americans find women indistinguishable from men on key leadership traits, yet women still make up a small share of top leadership jobs. Explore the share of women in top U.S. political and business roles over time with these interactive charts.
The list of female world leaders is still relatively short despite years of progress. Even when women have made it to power, they’ve rarely led for a long time.
Public support for the Keystone XL pipeline has fallen since 2014, largely because of a sharp decline among Democrats.
Majorities in all but one country said it is important that women have the same rights as men in their society, a 2015 survey of 38 nations found.
As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.
More than a month after the presidential election, Donald Trump’s victory and his plans for the presidency remain a topic of conversation for most – but not all – Americans. With the holidays approaching, 39% of U.S. adults say their families avoid conversations about politics. Following one of the most divisive campaigns in recent memory, here […]
Broad economic concerns of rural white Americans aligned with cornerstones of the Trump campaign, and the gender gap played a key role in the 2016 narrative.
Despite Oregon governor’s win, candidates of different sexual orientations could face resistance in a presidential run
While a growing number of LGBT politicians have been elected to public office and attitudes toward the LGBT community have become much more favorable over the past decade, survey data suggest that being gay or lesbian remains an obstacle for candidates running for president.
Donald Trump's win followed a campaign that revealed deep divisions that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections.
Men and women who support Clinton differ in their views about the Democratic candidate and her candidacy to become the first female U.S. president.