Most Americans Say State Governments Have Lifted COVID-19 Restrictions Too Quickly
Six-in-ten say the primary reason the number of confirmed coronavirus cases is increasing is that there are more new infections; 39% say cases are rising mainly because more people are being tested than in previous months.
How removing unauthorized immigrants from census statistics could affect House reapportionment
If unauthorized U.S. immigrants aren't counted, 3 states could each lose a seat they otherwise would have had and 3 others each could gain one.
Posts mentioning ‘Black lives matter’ spiked on lawmakers’ social media accounts after George Floyd killing
236 members (45%) of the 116th Congress have mentioned “Black lives matter” on Facebook or Twitter dating back as far as Jan. 1, 2015.
Congress Soars to New Heights on Social Media
Democratic lawmakers post more content on Twitter, while the median Republican member now averages more audience engagement than the median Democrat across platforms.
8 facts about religion and government in the United States
The separation of church and state has come under scrutiny again after the Supreme Court sided with religious conservatives in several rulings.
As states move to expand the practice, relatively few Americans have voted by mail
The share of Americans voting by mail has risen in recent presidential election cycles, but there is variation from one state to another.
Three-in-ten or more Democrats and Republicans don’t agree with their party on abortion
When it comes to abortion, members of Congress are starkly divided by party. Yet the partisan divide among Americans themselves is less stark.
Fast facts about how Americans and Germans see security issues amid Trump’s plan to reduce troop levels
Americans are much more likely than Germans to see U.S. bases in Germany as important for their country’s national security.
Coronavirus death toll is heavily concentrated in Democratic congressional districts
Nearly a quarter of all U.S. deaths attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts.
Trust in Medical Scientists Has Grown in U.S., but Mainly Among Democrats
About six-in-ten Americans believe social distancing measures are helping a lot to slow the spread of coronavirus in the nation.
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