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Politics Jan 19Trump will be remembered as one of the worst U.S. presidents, nearly half of Americans say
The data reflect how President Donald Trump has carved sharp divisions between Americans during his time in the White House.
Politics Jan 19Biden inherits a deeply divided nation, but most voters think he will bring unity
The Biden presidency is starting at a precarious point in American history, but a majority of Americans say the next president will do more to bring the country together than to tear it apart, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist…
Politics Jan 15Should Trump be allowed back on social media after he leaves office? Half of Americans say yes
The U.S. legal system has not caught up with social media to clarify how technology can be used to incite violence as Americans remain split over what consequences Trump should face after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Politics Jan 08Most Americans blame Trump for Capitol attack but are split on his removal
With just days left in Trump’s presidency, more Americans than at any other point of his tenure but are torn about how his final days as president should end.
Politics Jan 06WATCH: Biden calls Trump to ‘step up’ after mob breaches Capitol
President-elect Joe Biden called on President Donald Trump to go on national television and tell protesters who support Trump to end their siege of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
Politics Jan 06Georgia’s Black voters overwhelmingly supported Democratic Senate candidates
These trends reflect the energy seen among Black voters in the 2020 presidential election, particularly among Black women.
Politics Jan 06How voters who sat out 2016 played a role in Georgia’s runoffs
Democrat Stacey Abrams, who ran in the state’s 2018 gubernatorial election, led an effort to register an estimated 800,000 voters before the 2020 presidential election.
Politics Jan 06Republicans in Georgia more likely to vote against their party than Democrats
Results in Georgia echoed what happened nationwide in the U.S. presidential election.
Health Jan 05Biden’s most daunting challenges, according to public health experts
When the dust of the pandemic settles, how will the Biden administration answer questions about who isn’t covered and why? How will it prioritize public health funding, or revamping the nation’s health care infrastructure?…
Politics Jan 01To uphold defense bill, Senate overrides Trump’s veto for the first time
This move in the Republican-led Senate signals a rare departure among party leaders, who have followed the president's lead for much of his time in office.