In the event that a Senate seat becomes vacant, governors in 46 states have the power to appoint a temporary replacement.
Nonprofit news reporters now account for 20% of the nation’s total statehouse press corps, up from 6% eight years ago.
Americans see China as a growing superpower – and increasingly say it is the world’s leading economy.
As the debate over the future of Title 42 unfolds, here are answers to key questions about the immigration policy.
42% of U.S. adults say that dealing with climate change should be a top priority for President Joe Biden and Congress to address this year.
Attitudes toward NATO have grown more positive: 67% express a favorable opinion of the organization, up from 61% in 2021.
The total number of journalists assigned to state capitol buildings is up 11% since 2014, though figures vary widely by state. And as newspapers employ fewer statehouse reporters, nonprofits are filling much of the void.
A new Pew Research Center study finds there were 1,761 journalists assigned to U.S. state capitol buildings as of late 2021 and early 2022. The number of reporters covering the statehouse varies widely from state to state, with some capitols filled with dozens of full-time reporters and others hosting only four or five.
There are 245 newspaper reporters who cover the statehouse full time in 2022 in the United States, down from 374 in 2014.
Most U.S. adults do not believe that requests for religious exemptions from the COVID-19 vaccine are sincere.