Trump's firing of witnesses who testified during his impeachment trial has been described as 'retribution.' But these actions are actually revenge, a political scientist says.
Americans tend to think that self-identified liberals and conservatives hold more extreme views than they actually do.
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.
"It is worse, much worse, than you think."
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.
Whether due to Trump or unhappiness with the mainstream media, Americans say that they are avoiding the news more than before.
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.
The problems facing America are unrestrained capitalism and corruption, said the Democratic presidential candidates over two nights of debates. Or was that really Teddy Roosevelt speaking?
The Supreme Court has issued what's likely to be its final word on partisan gerrymandering, saying it's a political issue, not a legal one. That means reform lies in the hands of voters.
While the Treasury secretary says House Democrats lack a 'legitimate' reason for demanding Trump's tax returns, a former IRS attorney explains that the law says otherwise.