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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Where the nation’s hate groups live

The number of hate groups in the U.S. has more than doubled since 1999.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:30 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  map, newsletter

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014

State abortion rates were dropping even before the recent surge in restrictions

Abortion rates were dropping in nearly every state even before many began passing huge numbers of abortion restrictions in recent years, a new report finds.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abortion, abortion rights, map, maps, newsletter

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 02/01/2014

New Jersey is only the 10th state to host a Super Bowl

Only 18 cities have served as a backdrop to the game.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:30 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  map, maps, New Jersey

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Conservatives outnumber liberals in 47 states

In Wyoming, 40.5 percentage points separate the number of conservatives from the number of liberals.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:31 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue states, map, maps, newsletter, poll, polls, Rankings, red states, States

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Map: If social media mattered, the Broncos would have already won

A social media advertiser finds the little pro-Seahawks sentiment online.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  12:20 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fun, map, maps, States

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Who would be affected by a federal $10.10 minimum wage

Here’s a look at the share of different working populations that would be earning less than $10.10 by mid-2016 without the proposed wage hike.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  map, maps, minimum wage, newsletter, Poverty, States

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014

The incredible, shrinking blue-state advantage

In 2008, Democrats had a 30-state advantage. Now it’s down to three.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:39 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  blue states, map, maps, newsletter, poll, polls, red state, States, voter identification

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 01/27/2014

Map: Where tea partiers live, by state

Alaska is home to the most, per capita. New York, the least.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  10:05 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alaska, map, maps, Montana, New Jersey, New York, newsletter, North Dakota, Rankings, tea party, wyoming

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014

The 11 most dangerous states for drivers

Eleven states received a red rating, according to the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  map, maps, newsletter, Rankings, States, Transportation

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014

A fourth of state lawmakers are women — a stat that hasn’t changed in five years

No state can claim a truly gender-equal legislature.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  03:22 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, legislature, legislatures, map, maps, Rankings, women

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/16/2013

A state breakdown of who will see unemployment aid dry up this month

Benefits expire on Dec. 28 for some 1.3 million people.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jobless, map, maps, Rankings, Unemployment

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013

The 20 best- and worst-performing metro economies on this map might surprise you

Many of the ten best and ten worst performers are scattered throughout the Midwest and South.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, map, maps, Rankings

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Another way to explain who we are: The 15 types of communities that make up America

Author Dante Chinni’s breakdown of who we are, and how we live.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  demographics, map, newsletter, States, who we are