Major network and cable TV news outlets have given the most airtime to members of Congress with the most extreme views, contributing to growing political polarization in the U.S., a study suggests.
We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
A recent analysis of 64 protest events where counter-protesters showed up finds a rate of 2.2 arrests per right-leaning protest compared with 5.5 arrests per left-leaning protest.
Harvard Kennedy School researcher Joan Donovan, an expert on far-right extremism and misinformation campaigns, offers journalists four tips for covering Pro-Trump rallies and other activities.
Here are our 10 most-read posts of 2020, which supported journalists as they reported some of the decade's biggest news stories.
This collection of academic research on presidential transitions examines the consequences of a rocky transfer of power.
Barbara A. Perry, director of presidential studies at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center, offers journalists four tips for covering presidential transitions.
In the last of his Election Beat 2020 columns, Thomas E. Patterson argues that the Republican Party is in trouble.
The outcome of the 2020 presidential election is in the hands of those voters lucky enough to live in a battleground state -- but some battleground states are more crucial than others.
New research in Science delves into the rise of political sectarianism in America -- and how to fix it.