Here’s some of the research that explains why it’s natural to resist changing your mind – and how you can get better at making these shifts.
The Forward Party recently merged with the Save America Movement and the Renew America Movement. With Forward's announcement, also came waves of criticism– despite this, there are reasons to believe Forward is both a viable and worthwhile option for Americans.
Both sides are concerned about democracy being under threat — but often for very different reasons.
The bipartisan committee tasked with recommending how to make Congress more efficient, effective and collegial issued its latest round of unanimous recommendations Tuesday, focusing on oversight, facilities, the legislative process and continuity in times of crisis.
Clear majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents "sometimes or never trust Facebook to do the right thing."
The Supreme Court used to be one of the areas of government that was the least impacted by the nation's extreme polarization, frequently finding common ground, but recent SCOTUS rulings have magnified our divisions.
A bipartisan group of 16 senators is preparing a variety of proposals to update the Electoral Count Act, and CommonSense American, which prepares briefings on legislative ideas and encourages advocacy from its 43,000 members, released survey data this week on some of those concepts.
Whenever a political bombshell disrupts the summer months with protests, a question reappears around Independence Day: Is there anything worth celebrating this year?
The firestorm over abortion that was recently reignited —first by the leaked draft of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision and now by the current decision overturning Roe. v. Wade—is merely the smoke before the conflagration.
The Senate is getting a second chance to pass a civic education bill that failed to make the grade two years ago. On Wednesday, a bipartisan group reintroduced the Civics Secures Democracy Act, with the hope of sparking a Senate-wide vote to improve American students’ understanding of civics and history.
Kudos to this small number of senators who are willing to buck their parties’ bases to try to find an elusive middle ground.
On subjects such as allowing handgun ownership and conducting background checks for gun sales, majorities of the U.S. public are seeing eye-to-eye.
A majority vote for a pro-choice bill supported by the Democrats would mark a major step forward and an even more powerful message than a slightly stronger bill that was defeated.
Would reinstating congressional earmarks improve or hinder legislative gridlock as well as bipartisanship?
Over time these distortions warp society’s perception of reality, breaking down our ability to find shared understanding.
Why would a poll showing overwhelming bipartisan unity be reported as a picture of American polarization?
Whether it is to make people laugh, protect our family, earn respect from others, or just get through the day, most of us are just trying our best.
The first important ingredient for unanimity is a villain, and American public opinion has turned overwhelmingly against Vladimir Putin.