Research shows that Americans are far less concerned about the threat of global warming than their European counterparts.
Why the environment has been so conspicuously absent from this year's debates
Transportation used to be one of the few guaranteed areas of agreement when pragmatism trumped ideology in D.C. But that’s no longer the case.
Who controls the Nixon Library? A dispute over how to tell the story of his presidency raises questions about the purpose, and legitimacy, of presidential libraries.
The tenor of the partisan kerfuffle over the debt ceiling may have its roots in declining job security, which has been declining steadily since the 1970s, argues political scientist Philipp Rehm.
Talking out our differences on controversial scientific and technological issues may be just the wrong way to reach agreement, new research suggests.
If every adult American had to vote, perhaps the extremists on both ends of the spectrum could be shushed out by the silent majority.
One system of democratic government is consistently better, say two political scientists, and it's not the one we have in the United States.