Race, religion, and ethnicity divide the country between what it was and what it is becoming.
Why blue-collar cultural conservatives may prove critical, especially across the South and Midwest
Blue-collar cultural conservatives loom large as a pivotal voting block, especially across the South and Midwest.
As the Republican frontrunner feeds off divisiveness, the new House speaker pushes a message of optimism.
The new speaker offers the clearest contrast to the presidential front-runner’s confrontational vision of the Republican future.
Voter bases at odds on guns are likely to see their parties ramp up rhetoric on the issue in 2016.
Despite his appeal to GOP-primary voters, the real-estate mogul may have more trouble winning over voters in the general election.
Some important unknown answers loom large over an already contentious and historic presidential campaign.
The fiery GOP candidate generates strong emotions in support and opposition, which presents Republicans with a dilemma.
Leading up to the election, parties are likely to take stronger stands amid shifting, and at times opposing, voter bases.
In the U.S. and Europe, two factions duel on immigration, Muslims, and nation-building.
The Republican frontrunner riled up opponents with his insular vision of America's role in the world.
More than ever before, the Republican race hinges on geography and demography.
An obituary for a magazine and for the capital it chronicled, which once prized evidence over ideology.
There's a need to separate the long-term challenge from the immediate imperative to disrupt the organization.
In new national survey, voters see similarities in their strengths—and weaknesses.
As its coalition evolves, the GOP presidential nomination fight could fracture between more candidates than usual.
Next America's analysis of Pew data reveals that religious divergence characterizes today’s Republican and Democratic coalitions.
Surely, we can figure out how to respect our kaleidoscope society and protect ourselves, too.
Chicago, like most of the country, braces for the impact of concentrated poverty and increasing racial separation.