Nearly a quarter of all U.S. deaths attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts.
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.
Neither party has an edge in favorability among the public
Apart from its political makeup and policy objectives, the new Congress differs from prior ones in other ways, including its demographics.
More than one-in-five voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racial or ethnic minorities.
While the 115th Congress was more legislatively active than its recent predecessors, the proportion of substantive to ceremonial legislation was much the same.
The 69 immigrants and children of immigrants in the 116th Congress claim heritage in 38 countries and are overwhelmingly Democrats.
No matter who they blamed for previous government shutdowns or how much they felt personally affected by them, most Americans have had negative opinions about them.