The Monkey Cage: Partisanship


Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Why don’t Americans trust the government? Because the other party is in power.

Party polarization is leaving Americans with little faith in a government run by the opposition.

By Marc Hetherington and Thomas Rudolph  |  08:09 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Partisanship, Polarization, public opinion, Trust

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Americans aren’t polarized, just better sorted

Americans are no more extreme on political issues than they used to be.

By Morris P. Fiorina and Samuel Abrams  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Partisanship, Polarization, public opinion