Do migrants really commit crimes at a higher rate than citizens? Does the data support the claim, or is it misinformation? What explains the partisan divide in perception?
Notable fact checking coverage across the spectrum this week delved into claims about Elon Musk’s decisions with Starlink in Crimea, President Biden’s acknowledgment of 9/11, and shoplifting laws in California.
Republican candidates must decide whether to link arms with their party’s most conservative voters or edge away from them.
If progressives are smart enough to listen to him, both Biden and they could end up winning this fight.
Vulnerable Democrats would benefit greatly from the chance to win over decisive 2022 swing voters by touting a police funding package.
Americans across party lines are becoming increasingly concerned with rising crime rates and criminal justice reform. Not only do the two sides have different ideas about who is to blame, but they also have many opposing solutions.
About 65% of Americans are currently dissatisfied with the nation’s policies to reduce or control crime, more than any time in the 21st century. This comes as President Biden’s approval rating on crime sits at 38% and the percentage of Americans that think crime is “extremely serious” sits at a 20-year high.
The subject of U.S. policing is contentious. But recent surveys show many areas of overlap when it comes to police reform.
Amid a recent surge in violent crime and shootings, Americans' concerns about crime are at a four-year high. An ABC News / Washington Post poll conducted in June found that 59% of Americans believe crime is an “extremely” or “very” serious problem. At least 150 people were killed in...
From the Center This view is from an author rated as Center. Even by presidential standards, this week has been a particularly hectic one at the Biden White House. Take Wednesday, for example: It was the day after the Democrats’ high-priority voting reform bill had been filibustered to...
It’s only been a little more than three months since George Floyd’s tragic death. But on the political calendar, it seems like decades have passed. In the spring, the nationwide demonstrations that spread in the aftermath of Floyd’s death put Donald Trump on the defensive, as the national...