Research shows that most people prefer (and potentially have always preferred throughout history) their partisan leanings over weighing things objectively.
By Nsikan Akpan
As the Trump administration prepares to release its 2020 budget proposal on Monday, Hari Sreenivasan sat down with Republican strategist Frank Luntz for some perspective on issues ranging from the battle between Congress and the White House, border wall funding,…
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's response to allegations of sexual assault, along with Republicans’ refusal to withdraw his nomination, have raised questions over partisanship on the nation's highest court. Columbia University Law School professor Jamal Greene and National Public Radio’s…
By PBS NewsHour
Kavanaugh is widely expected to get confirmed. But he battle over his confirmation has proved the system for nominating Supreme Court justices is breaking down.
By Jessica Yarvin, Daniel Bush
Americans gave up 74 million hours of Thanksgiving in 2016 due to fears of political strife, according to a study published Thursday in Science Magazine.
Democrats and Republicans are more divided on race, immigration and other issues than at any point in the past two decades, according to a new study on partisanship and political values.
By Megan Thompson, Connie Kargbo
As President Donald Trump begins his first days in office, he joins a Congress that has been divided by partisanship in recent years. The NewsHour Weekend’s Megan Thompson sat down with two recently retired members of the House of Representatives…
The negativity on display in the 2016 election – from the candidates, their surrogates and the public alike – also exposed a trend in American politics that predates Clinton and Trump’s brutal showdown. Increasingly, Democratic and Republican voters are motivated…
By PBS NewsHour
For the second time this summer, Donald Trump has made major changes to senior campaign staff, hiring Stephen Bannon as CEO and promoting Kellyanne Conway to manager. Judy Woodruff speaks with Robert Costa of The Washington Post about what the…
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