In their own words: How Americans reacted to the rioting at the U.S. Capitol
“Saddened, hurt, disgusted,” one woman in her 50s said. “Never thought I would see anything like this in my life.”
The State of Online Harassment
Roughly four-in-ten Americans have experienced online harassment, with half of this group citing politics as the reason they think they were targeted. Growing shares face more severe online abuse such as sexual harassment or stalking
Q&A: What we’ve learned about online harassment
79% of Americans think social media companies are doing an only fair to poor job when it comes to addressing online harassment or bullying.
What Biden and Trump supporters tell us in their own words about America’s political divisions
Many we surveyed offered thoughtful, respectful – if passionate – affirmations of their own political values.
Voters Say Those on the Other Side 'Don't Get' Them. Here's What They Want Them to Know.
Biden and Trump supporters tell us in their own words about America’s political divisions
Democrats more optimistic than Republicans that partisan relations in Washington will improve in 2021
Just 21% of Americans say relations between Republicans and Democrats will get better in the coming year; 37% expect relations to worsen.
Voters’ views of McConnell and Schumer are negative and deeply divided by partisanship
U.S. voters express more negative than positive views of the Senate's top leaders, Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Chuck Schumer.
‘Love’ reaction steadily overcomes ‘anger’ as response to lawmakers’ posts on Facebook
U.S. lawmakers have received roughly 2 million more love than anger reactions to posts in the first seven months of 2020.
Far more Americans see ‘very strong’ partisan conflicts now than in the last two presidential election years
About nine-in-ten Americans say conflicts between Democrats and Republicans are strong or very strong; 71% say these conflicts are very strong.
Partisan Antipathy: More Intense, More Personal
Division and animosity between the two political parties in the U.S. has deepened. Most partisans view the other side as ‘closed-minded’; Republicans see Democrats as ‘unpatriotic.'
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