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Partisan Polarization

  1. politics
    Partisan Polarization Reaching Record LevelsTrump’s more popular with Republicans than Reagan, less popular with independents than Carter. It’s not just elites who are polarized.
  2. vision 2020
    ‘Checks and Balances’ Voters Could Reelect TrumpVoters who oscillate between the two parties may produce the very abuses of power they claim to fear.
  3. vision 2020
    Commies Versus the Klan? Democrats and Republicans Have a Dim View of Each OtherRepublicans think Democrats are socialists, and Democrats think Republicans are racists. One or both of them may be right, but nobody will be civil.
  4. vision 2020
    Trump Is Achieving Peak PolarizationYou either love him or hate him, and fact that the in-between is vanishing carries implications for 2020.
  5. 2020 senate elections
    Susan Collins’s Approval Rating Dives As Reelection Contest ApproachesThe senator is losing popularity and is lashed to a president who is even more unpopular than she is in Maine.
  6. voting rights
    Democrats’ Voting-Rights Push Could Begin a Third ReconstructionPartisan polarization over voting rights shows how much political power, now as in the 1860s and 1960s, depends on who participates in democracy.
  7. ‘Baby Breitbarts’ Might Be the Future of Local NewspapersThe Tennessee Star is a far-right outlet disguised as a traditional paper. And it’s influencing local politics while staying in the black.
  8. The Psychology of TribalismOur polarized, group-oriented politics is thousands of years in the making.
  9. In the Trump Era, America Is Racing Toward Peak PolarizationWe’re increasingly divided between people who think Trump’s doing a fine job, and people who think Congress should take steps to impeach him.