When candidates beat pollsters' expectations, that can mean more positive media coverage.
Falsehoods about Andrew Johnson have become a staple of Republican arguments opposing the impeachment of Trump.
The true number of people who do not favor either of the two major political parties in the US has actually remained stable in recent years.
The Roman senate declined from a long-held position of authority under the Roman Republic to become almost wholly reliant on the whims of a given emperor, writes a classics scholar.
"It is worse, much worse, than you think."
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
Democrats and Republicans are speaking about impeachment with dramatically different language. The winner of this frame war will succeed in shaping how Americans understand the impeachment inquiry.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday on a resolution that laid out a process for the inquiry into the impeachment of President Donald Trump. But was the resolution constitutionally necessary?
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
Are Republican leaders overestimating the extent to which the public wants them to defend Donald Trump?
Voters are primarily partisans, and they respond to party signals -- even when they claim otherwise.
Sen. Warren said the filibuster stands in the way of gun reform. It does, and so much more.
Conservatives worldwide favor carbon pricing, cap-and-trade systems and other innovative environmental plans – just not in the United States.
Polls show Americans want gun control, but it isn't a top-line issue for voters.
Some climate scientists have spoken out about the dangers of climate change. But a new study shows those voices may not be very influential.
You might see a headline from The Onion or The Babylon Bee and, for a split second, think it's true. But many social media users don't get the joke – and share these articles as if they're real.
Hillary Clinton arguably lost in 2020 because she took workers for granted. Will Democrats make the same mistake again?
While the US has the most powerful military machine in history, it is also incomparably the most expensive – and members of Congress work aggressively to maintain it.
A person's political identity is wrapped up in almost everything they do. Exposure to opinions from the other side actually makes it worse.
An analysis of social media troll activity during the 2016 election campaign shows that exposure to Russian propaganda may have helped change American minds in favor of Republican candidate Trump.