Latest from Kevin Schaul
The Democratic presidential nominee has transformed into a record-breaking fundraiser, despite his money lag during the primaries.
  • Oct 23, 2020
Both campaigns are duking it out in key states, with Trump recently upping his Facebook persuasion effort in Florida and Biden doubling down on Pennsylvania.
  • Oct 13, 2020
Conservative media outlets heavily used Facebook to connect with voters in 2016, helping propel Donald Trump to the presidency. Since then, the right’s command of the platform has only intensified.
  • Sep 30, 2020
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Mitch McConnell and President Trump both signaled their support for swiftly nominating a successor. Here's where GOP senators stand.
  • Sep 19, 2020
The pandemic has forced dozens of states to quickly expand absentee voting. The increased number of mail-in ballots to be counted means election results are unlikely to be determined on election night, November 3. See how states handled counting votes during the 2020 primaries to get a sense of what might be in store.
  • Sep 17, 2020
A comparison of dozens of the nation’s largest departments shows the changes are significant, but uneven.
  • Sep 6, 2020
Explore the different voter scenarios that will determine how Trump or Biden could get to 270 in the 2020 election.
  • Sep 2, 2020
The death toll from covid-19 began to rise steadily in early March, then more sharply as the disease spread to every state and most U.S. territories.
  • Jun 26, 2020
Where are people going as coronavirus lockdown restrictions loosen in all 50 states? Grocery stores are busier and re-opened barbershops and hair salons are seeing a rush of customers. But what about restaurants, gyms and bars?
  • May 29, 2020
The majority of Americans are still spending much more of their time at home than before the pandemic. But in some regions of the U.S. people are moving around more than they were in March and April, even in areas where coronavirus stay-at-home restrictions haven’t lifted.
  • May 6, 2020