The unemployment rate in the U.S. has been percentage points higher than officially reported since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the economy. We break down the misclassification error behind the underreporting.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.
Voters who turn out for primary elections often are characterized as party extremists responsible for nominating candidates with ideologically extreme views. But a new analysis finds that these voters may not be much different from those who participate in general elections.