Polarization in Congress has risen sharply. Where is it going next?

Christopher Hare is a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Georgia. Keith T. Poole is the Philip H. Alston Jr. Read More

Politics stops at the water's edge? Not recently.

Robert J. Lieber is professor of government and international affairs at Georgetown University. His latest book is Power and Willpower in the American… Read More

The media make us think we're more polarized than we really are

(Mark Gail for the Washington Post) Matt Levendusky is associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania; Neil Malhotra is associate professor at… Read More

Why you shouldn't blame polarization on partisan news

Kevin Arceneaux is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Behavioral Foundations Lab at Temple University. In casting about for explanations… Read More

Are Fox and MSNBC polarizing America?

Effects are concentrated primarily among those who are already extreme. Read More

Why don't Americans trust the government? Because the other party is in power.

Marc Hetherington is Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Thomas Rudolph is Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at… Read More

Party polarization is making us more prejudiced

Lilliana Mason is a Visiting Scholar at Rutgers University. In media coverage of politics, most partisan conflicts tend to be described as a… Read More

How our partisan loyalties are driving polarization

Thomas Carsey is the Pearsall distinguished professor of political science and director of the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University… Read More

The two key factors behind our polarized politics

Jeff Stonecash studies the changing electoral bases of American political parties. He is emeritus Maxwell Professor at Syracuse University. Read More

How better educated whites are driving political polarization

My area of expertise is in public opinion and voting so I will focus on the measurement and description of polarization rather than its causes. Read More