“partisanship” Charts

Least Productive Year for Congress »

As of the end of November, Congress has passed only 52 bills since January, making 2013 the third consecutive year…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 367
Score: 7

Red v. Blue: The Deepest Conflict in America »

While issues of race seem to be generating less hostility, political and socioeconomic frictions are by far producing the most…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 271
Score: 6

112th Least Productive Congress, 113th Might Be Even Worse »

The 112th Congress was the least productive in recorded history. And yet, the current Congress is, as of now, even…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 433
Score: 6

"Conservative Advantage" Wanes in US States »

A Gallup Poll compares American political ideology throughout the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Interestingly, the article points…

Matt Hartill
by: Matt Hartill
views: 326
Score: 5

#Elections2014: Voters Tuning In & Dropping Out »

In an effort to persuade voters, candidates and political groups may spend millions on campaign ads. But, looks like half…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 288
Score: 4

What Does a Moderate Believe? »

In our day and age of deep partisan politicking, one does not often hear about those in the middle: the…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 263
Score: 4

Only Thing Dems and Reps Agree: I Don't Like Your President »

While presidents in the middle of the 20th Century enjoyed relatively high approval ratings from voters in the opposing party…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 161
Score: 4

Partisan Gridlock Top Complaint From Americans »

Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Congress. In an Gallup poll, 59 percent of Americans listed a concern related to partisan…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 125
Score: 4

Fundamental Problems with Congress: Gerrymandered Safe Seats »

89% of House seats are considered safely in the hands of one party. The rest, excluding those that significantly "favor"…

Civil Politics
by: Civil Politics
views: 140
Score: 4

Economy Woes Overshadow IRS Scandals »

Despite the outcry against the IRS' selective targeting schemes, Americans maintain that it is the economy that deserves the most…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 42
Score: 4

Even With Ebola, Americans Can't Move Past Partisanship »

Despite the procedures for combating an outbreak and the agencies committed to enacting them being largely removed from day-to-day politics,…

Dustin M.
by: Dustin M.
views: 72
Score: 3

Independents Skyrocket as Party Polarization Surges »

While the proportion of Americans associating themselves as Democratic or Republican has precipitously dropped in the last decade, Americans' overall…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 103
Score: 3

80% of Americans Disapprove of Congress' Performance, Why? »

Since 2011, Americans' approval of Congress has remained almost exclusively below 20%. 59% of Americans blame partisanship for congressional ineffectiveness.…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 120
Score: 2

Who's America Do You Represent? »

In the House of Representatives, incessantly plagued with partisan gridlock, much strife comes from the ever-present need to satiate constituents…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 113
Score: 2

Then and Now: Views of NSA Surveillance »

Over twice as many Republicans believe that the NSA's surveillance programs are unacceptable than did in 2006 when Bush was…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 151
Score: 2

How partisan is your Senator: Top 15 Republicans »

Maybe it's because they agree. Maybe it's because they're loyal. Maybe it's because that's where they get paid. These are…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 236
Score: 1

ISIS: Only a Common Enemy Could Bring Us Together »

Military intervention against ISIS is drawing a great deal of bipartisan support. In the past such national camaraderie led to…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 166
Score: 1

Making Sense of the Standoff: Partisanship Peaks in 2014 »

A 20-year look at the ideological firmness of the US electorate found a peak in partisanship in 2014. Democrats and…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 58
Score: 1

Your Politics May Be a Strong Predicator of Where You Live »

In a study of the divisive political ideology that currently grips America, Pew Research found that the polar ends of…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 98
Score: 1

Satisfaction with Country's Direction Recovering »

After dwindling support of the wars in the Middle East and a free falling market, the satisfaction with the country's…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 58
Score: 1

Congress Draws Flak over Gridlock »

59% of respondents cited the ineffectiveness of Congress stuck in a partisan gridlock as a reason they were critical of…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 70
Score: 1

Who Should We Entrust to Solve Our Nation's Problems? »

The number of people of the opinion that President Obama should take the lead in solving our nation's problems just…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 172

Are News Organizations Protecting Their Journalists? »

News organizations received mix reviews in their ability to protect their employers from surveillance, hacking, and the security of their…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 106

Majority of Americans Concerned for US' Political Divisions »

An overwhelming 71% of Americans said they believed the Republican-Democrat divide in United States 'overall' would hurt the country should…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 78

Americans Pessimistic for Future of Bipartisanship »

When Americans were asked what they think will be the level of partisanship in US politics in 5 years compared…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 52

Which Party Should Control Congress? Most Now Say Same Thing »

The country is currently divided on whether Democrats or Republicans should control Congress. The 2006 & 2010 elections occurred when…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 79

United We Stand: ISIS will fall »

In a time where gridlock dominates our country due to partisan politics, it is rare to see bipartisan support for…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 112

Anti-Incumbent Sentiments Stirring Ahead of Midterms »

Americans' satisfaction with Congress is reflected in a sharp drop in the percent of the electorate that believe most incumbents…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 46

Party Politics: Voters Consistently Judge President by Party »

Regardless of if they are Democratic or Republican, presidents consistently score the same approval ratings from those of their own…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 67

1995 Government Shutdown Costliest Ever...Until Now »

The government shutdown of last month cost the US over $1 billion each week, greatly surpassing the previous record of…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 72

Deep Pockets and Their Bipartisan Buy »

Donors in America's most affluent 0.01 percent give fairly evenly to Democrats and Republicans — and they get a fairly…

Satisfaction with the Federal Gov't: A Red or Blue Question »

The public's satisfaction with the federal government seems largely tied to individual political leanings. Republican satisfaction on issues from foreign…

No Labels
by: No Labels
views: 42

Dems, Indeps Welcome Big Brother, Reps Tell Jack to Hit Road »

The partisan gridlock hamstringing the last two Congresses is clearly reflected in the growing partisan gap among all Americans. Since…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 87

Fundamental Problems with Congress: Party Polarization »

In the last three decades, the political polarization of Congress members has skyrocketed, and with it, congressional productivity has precipitously…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 206

Satisfaction with the Federal Gov't: A Red or Blue Question »

The public's satisfaction with the federal government seems largely tied to individual political leanings. Republican satisfaction on issues from foreign…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 16

Perceived Severity of IRS Scandal by Party »

Though over 70% of Democrats considered the IRS scandal with some degree of severity, the group was over half as…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 37
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