Democratic lawmakers post more content on Twitter, while the median Republican member now averages more audience engagement than the median Democrat across platforms.
Nearly a quarter of all U.S. deaths attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts.
Although most national officials use the platform, their posts receive only a small number of likes and retweets.
U.S. adults express wide concern that states will lift COVID-19 restrictions too quickly.
More than half of all tweets sent by members of the U.S. Congress between March 11 and 21 were related to the coronavirus outbreak.
So far, 28 representatives have announced they’re retiring; four other Republicans and three Democrats are running for other offices instead.
The more confident people are that members of powerful groups behave unethically, the less likely they are to have confidence in that group’s performance.
Members of Congress and technology leaders are rated lower in empathy, transparency and ethics; public gives higher scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers
Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public
More than one-in-five voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racial or ethnic minorities.