Campaign coverage often devolves into horse-race coverage -- who’s up and who’s down. But the way the voters cast their ballots on Nov. 6 will have potentially huge implications on public policy. To help our readers better understand what’s at stake in the substantive policy choices this election season, we’ve put together a series of eight articles that explain the issues by visualizing data through charts and graphs.
About two in three Americans now favor marijuana legalization, a record-high measure of public support for a drug the federal government still puts in the same category as LSD and heroin.
Lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated with President Donald Trump’s mixed messaging over the disappearance and suspected murder by Saudi agents of Washington Post columnist and Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi. But they have ways to force Trump into action.
President Donald Trump hailed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as an even-handed substitute for the North American Free Trade Agreement he has long criticized.
The Senate Judiciary Committee requested a supplemental check for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh a day after hearing hours of dueling testimony from him and Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges the would-be justice sexually assaulted her in their youth.
In the course of four hours, Ford talked about an assault in a bedroom some 36 years ago before the Senate Judiciary Committee. It’s an account that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh later vehemently denied.
Trump defended his Supreme Court nominee as a good man of the highest caliber hours after a third woman accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct.
As senators weigh the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh amid allegations of sexual misconduct, many Americans are thinking back to a previous example of accusations against a Supreme Court nominee.
President Donald Trump delivered a wide-ranging speech before world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, touching on North Korea, the U.S. economy and Iran.
Reports that Rod Rosenstein would step down or be fired as deputy attorney general fueled several hours of intense speculation on cable TV about what his departure could mean for the special counsel investigation under his supervision.