Ideology Can Skew Our Views on the Healthiness of Food
New research finds that marketing messages that are inconsistent with our values can lead us to view a food product as less healthy.
Why Pro-Choice Groups Vastly Outspend Pro-Life Groups in Political Campaigns
By some measures, pro-choice groups outspend their pro-life counterparts by as much as 10-to-one. But it all depends on what you count as an abortion policy group.
Did Fox News Quash Republican Support for the Green New Deal?
New research finds that the cable channel played an important role in shaping opinion about the GND.
A Bill to Honor Paris Agreement Goals Could Be the First Climate Legislation to Pass the House This Year
Though the vote is expected to be along party lines, the bill is more likely to gain the support of some Republicans than previous climate legislation.
Many Conservatives Only Trust Government When Their Party Is in Power
New research finds that liberals' confidence in government is not affected by the party affiliation of the president. That's not true of the right.
The Left and Right Both Distrust Partisan News, According to a New Study
New research finds that Americans tend to trust mainstream news sources over highly partisan ones, including those that reflect our prejudices.
Research on Americans' Policy Priorities This Year Reveals Growing Party Polarization
There are significant differences between what the Democratic and Republican parties hope to see the government address in 2019.
A New Study Finds Americans Support Politicians Who Respect the Courts
The research suggests that political polarization, while very real, hasn't convinced Americans to distrust the rule of law.
How the Ballot Initiative Can Transcend Political Polarization
Ballot measures are unique in that there's no clear signal telling voters what party each issue is aligned with.
How Did Citizen-Led Redistricting Initiatives Fare in the Mid-Terms?
The answer: pretty well.
Are American Conservatives More Starkly Anti-Climate Change Than Conservatives Globally?
Research shows that Americans are far less concerned about the threat of global warming than their European counterparts.
Could Climate Change be the Epitome of Partisanship?
Why the environment has been so conspicuously absent from this year's debates
House Bill Puts Transportation in Partisan Crossfire
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.
Nixon's Presidential Library: The Last Battle of Watergate
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.