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Past measles outbreaks offer guide about our COVID-19 future.
After mass shooting involving members of congress, many people attributed blame to heated partisan rhetoric. Why? Does it matter?
The message is clear: Get vaccinated! The data are clear as well. Most people are on board.
Yes, American’s willingness to get vaccinated changed a lot over the past 12 months. See why.
Support for the Electoral College and the popular vote hinge on election outcomes not democratic values.
Eliminate the College or not? Better the devil we know than the one we don’t.
Biden’s first job approval ratings offer several interpretations. Which do you prefer?
Guest blogger, Paul Schumaker outlines an inventive and compelling alternative to the Electoral College.
In part 2, the analyses moves to House, Senate and state electoral contests. What are the margins? Which party has the advantage? Does a mandate claim make sense?
Soon after victory, Joe Biden claimed a mandate for his policies. Winners seem to always do this – claim a mandate. But, is it justified?
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In the News
Here are some of the biggest new laws that went into effect Jan. 1. ABC news
The 13 numbers that defined 2020 – USA Facts
20 striking findings from 2020 – Pew Research
How Trump made people care about politics again. CNN
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Champion of Gender Equality, Dies at 87 – NPR
A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term – Nina Totenberg
Supreme Court Delivers Major Victor To LGBTQ Employees – Nina Totenberg
High Court Opens Door to Electoral College Subversion – Frank Miele
It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress – Lisa Mascaro
Economic tusunami: US cities and states hit by Covid-19 face dire budget cuts – Lauren Aratani The Guardian
My other blog posts around the web
Three things that help make sense of measles outbreak Washington Post
American vastly overestimate number of gun owners Washington Post
Why educated Republicans are still less likely to trust vaccinations than educated Democrats – London School Economics
Gun ownership used to be bipartisan, not anymore Washington Post
Inciting to Violence? Attributions for Political Violence have a Partisan Bent – Political Violence at a Glance