Story of the Week: Biden Projected as Next President by Major News Outlets; Trump Starts Legal Challenges

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. UPDATED 11/7/20 at 7:00 p.m. ET: Former Vice President Joe Biden was projected the winner of the 2020 presidential election Saturday by multiple major news networks, as his vote tally reportedly passed President...
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Trump vs. Biden on Unity and Polarization, Explained in 2 Minutes

Since 2012, more Americans have identified a growing divide between Democrats and Republicans. In a Pew Research Center survey conducted in January, 91 percent of participants said conflicts between the party coalitions are either strong or very strong, and larger numbers within each...
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Restoring Trust

Last week, I witnessed a high profile Living Room Conversation that made me hopeful. Marianne Williamson, Grover Norquist, Pedro Silva, John Wood, Amanda Kathryn Roman and Justine Lee participated in a live stream conversation that warmed my heart. This group had notably diverse political...
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Hope for the Future, Regardless of Election Outcomes: Gen Z Members Sow the Seeds of Bipartisanship

At times it seems that America is blanketed with a blinding fog of combative rhetoric and polarization. Yet many lights still shine through as beacons of bipartisanship. Many of those who lead us on our path to greater bipartisanship are the politically active youth of America. In some...
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Trump vs. Biden on Education Policy, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on education policy, 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 pledges to build...
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Trump vs. Biden on Tax Policy, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on tax policy, 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 pledges to cut taxes to...
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Story of the Week: Amy Coney Barrett Joins Supreme Court One Week Before Election

Sign up here to receive the Story of the Week in your inbox every Thursday. Judge Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas Monday night at the White House. The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm Barrett, making her the first Supreme Court...
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The New York Times and The Epoch Times Accuse Each Other of Media Bias

The New York Times and The Epoch Times are in a bit of a public fight. It started on Oct. 24 when the New York Times published an article about The Epoch Times titled, " How the Epoch Times Created a Giant Influence Machine ." The New York Times’ story may bring up some points and...
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Trump vs. Biden on Gun Rights and Gun Control, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on gun control and gun rights, 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...
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When Covid Doesn’t Go Away Before an Election

You have likely never heard of Danny Vanden Boom. But the 22-year-old college junior, who just a few weeks ago was the 4th-string quarterback for the University of Wisconsin football team, could have an outsized impact on the outcome of next week’s presidential election. Many of us know...
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Trump vs. Biden on Big Tech, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on Big Tech, 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 administration has initiated an antitrust...
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Republican and Democratic Voters Agree on Many Healthcare Topics: A Supreme Court Preview of California v. Texas

America’s attention on the Supreme Court will soon shift from the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the cases being decided this term. Only a week after the election, the justices will hear a case on a topic – healthcare – that appears to divide many Americans. Yet data suggests that...
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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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How Fact Checkers Are Biased in the 2020 Election

Generally, you shouldn’t be able to tell who journalists are voting for in the 2020 presidential election when you read their news story or look at their website. But sometimes it can be more than obvious, even when it comes to the almighty fact checkers. We went around to six fact-...
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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 on LGBTQ+ Policy, Explained in 2 Minutes

Here's a brief overview of both Donald Trump and Joe Biden 's stances on LGBTQ+ policy, plus quick links to articles covering the topic from across the political spectrum as determined by AllSides Media Bias Ratings . Trump: The Trump campaign has a website called “Trump Pride,” which...
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