I. You. Great. Trump.*

What is it about @realDonaldTrump that has the Internet—or at least 7.5 mil­lion of us—rapt? We ana­lyzed Donald Trump’s tweets going back to the begin­ning, in 2009, and it turns […]

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What he talked about

From sports to threats to for­eign coun­tries, here are seven years of Obama’s pre­oc­cu­pa­tions in the speeches he gave—charted.

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Michael Dukakis’ final campaign

Throughout Michael’s nearly three decades in elected office, he was the star of the couple. He served a record three terms as gov­ernor of the com­mon­wealth of Mass­a­chu­setts; his one […]

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How Congress sees the world, in charts

This week is a big one for America’s global rela­tions. While Con­gress started hashing out whether to hand the pres­i­dent authority to finish the largest trade deal in his­tory, Obama […]

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Can members of congress change your mind?

In pol­i­tics, it’s become con­ven­tional wisdom that talking seri­ously to reg­ular Amer­i­cans doesn’t really pay off. Numerous studies have found that cit­i­zens appear to dig in their heels, resisting information […]

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