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Divided by symbols, Americans see a 'serious threat' across the aisleThe nation’s divisions are growing dangerously deep and wide. Yet, “When you turn from symbols to policy, there’s less polarization,” says Robert Jones, CEO of the Public Religion Research Institute, which conducts the American Values Survey.


For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?

For Democrats in 2018, how many candidates are too many?Democrats are flooding into key House races, but could too many candidates hurt the party’s chances on retaking Congress? California’s nonpartisan primary system may play a role here.


64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politics

64 hours in October: How one weekend blew up the rules of American politicsA firsthand account of the drama that unfolded during Oct. 7-9, 2016, from the release of the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape to the second presidential debate — and everything in between.


Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering

Packing and cracking: The Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymanderingOn October 3, the second day of the new term, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that likely poses the most momentous question on its docket: Should it, for the first time in history, strike down a state’s electoral map on the grounds of partisan gerrymandering?


Democrats line up to take on ‘Putin’s favorite congressman’

Democrats line up to take on ‘Putin’s favorite congressman’Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., has won reelection from Orange County 14 times, but he’ll face more opponents next year than any other congressman.


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