Why do unmarried women tend to be more liberal and Democratic than their married counterparts? A key reason is because unmarried women—those who have never been married and those who are divorced—are more concerned about ...
When political candidates give a speech or debate an opponent, it's not just what they say that matters—it's also how they say it.
Two new studies show that the tone of a candidate's voice can influence whether he or she wins office.
When citizens stop complying with laws, the legitimacy of government comes into question, especially in nondemocratic states—or so goes a prominent strand of political thinking. But what if citizens are doing something ...
As it turns out, people who speak their minds loudly and often could be responsible for economic prosperity.
Persuading people to support a particular candidate or party is an essential test of any political campaign. But precisely how to move voters successfully is a matter still not fully understood—and the raison d'etre for ...
Social media networks like Facebook are not putting users in an ideological information bubble, despite fears to the contrary, a new research report said Thursday.
Bad news, fans of rational political discourse: A study by an MIT researcher shows that attempts to debunk political rumors may only reinforce their strength.
When it comes to political news, Millennials are more likely to turn to Facebook than their television-watching Baby Boomer elders, a Pew Research Center study released Monday suggests.
As national politics has become intensely more partisan in the past three decades, new research co-authored by a University of Kansas researcher links political gridlock to increased economic inequality as well.