African Americans in the South are more supportive of “American values” and the U.S. political system than black people living outside the South, a new study finds.
2016 tip sheet that helps journalists navigate the big-money and often partisan world of think tanks.
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As American rhetoric on Iran heats up again, Iranian public opinion polls can bolster reporting. We offer guidance on finding and using polling data.
2016 research roundup on claims that a presidential election could be stolen with falsified ballots, undermining the credibility of the Oval Office.
State supreme court judges who rely on public financing to fund their elections become less likely to favor attorneys who have donated to their campaigns in the past, a 2016 study suggests.
Millions of Americans acquire their guns without undergoing a background check, but a new survey suggests the proportion may be falling.
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Politicians in developing democracies appear more likely to win reelection if they claim to have secured foreign aid, even if they had nothing to do with it.
Government bans on lightweight plastic shopping bags have spread in recent years amid fears about plastic’s negative impact on the environment. But alternatives are not necessarily better.
People are unlikely to bet against their own preferences in sports or politics, new research suggests, even when such “emotional hedging” may be in their interest.