The 2020 election featured dramatic increases in lawmaker posts and audience engagement, but less overlap in the sources shared by members of each party.
There is a wide partisan split on the fairness of the House committee’s probe.
Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households.
The 117th Congress’ total legislative output stands at 36 laws – only 30 of which count, by our criteria, as substantive legislation.
Republican lawmakers have produced three-quarters of recent congressional social media posts that mention places and people in Asia.
From 2016 through 2019, lawmaker mentions of Asian Americans on social media – either of the population at large or of smaller subgroups – followed a relatively predictable pattern.
Apart from its political makeup, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
When legislatures get the data to draw new congressional maps, Republicans will drive that process in 20 states, versus 11 for Democrats.
At least 76 of the voting members of the 117th Congress are foreign born or have at least one parent born in another country.
Even as younger generations gain representation in Congress, older generations still make up the majority of senators and representatives.