Trump vs. Biden on Healthcare, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on healthcare, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: President Donald Trump’s second-term agenda includes an “America-...
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Election Polls: Why They’re So Popular and How to Understand Them

As the 2020 election approaches, more and more news coverage is devoted to opinion polls. This coverage aims to accurately portray how the American public feels about political candidates. However, polls bring with them a host of statistical complexities and political implications that...
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Trump vs. Biden: Environmental Policy

This article is part of our "Trump vs. Biden" Perspectives Blogs series, in which we'll analyze and explain each candidate's positions on major issues leading up to the 2020 presidential election . This blog will examine each candidate's stances on matters pertaining to environmental...
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When a Supreme Court Battle is Just the Undercard

In a column last week about California’s wildfires, I referenced a recent poll from the respected Pew Research Center that found that climate change policy ranked eleventh of twelve issues in importance to voters in this campaign. The only thing that was less of a priority to respondents...
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When Climate Change Shows Up On the Campaign Trail — And Then Goes Away

Remember when climate change was an issue in the presidential campaign? Admittedly, it’s been awhile. For most of the primary season, Democratic candidates jockeyed to demonstrate the depth of their commitment and the scope of their proposals on the campaign trail. But then the nomination...
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Story of the Week: RNC 2020: Speakers Try to Inspire Base, Engage Undecided Voters

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. The Republican Party opened its 2020 election convention on Monday, featuring multiple prominent speakers aligned with the party and portraying President Donald Trump as America's best choice at the ballot box...
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When Republicans and Democrats Live in Alternate Universes

Donald Trump and Joe Biden lead two different political parties with two vastly different ideologies and two dramatically different sets of policy, cultural and societal goals. But the biggest contrast between their respective political conventions has not been about COVID-19, or taxes or...
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