Latest from Reuben Fischer-Baum

As hunger increased, SNAP benefits surged, new data shows

The latest data show in September the number of Americans receiving SNAP benefits increased 14 percent compared to a year earlier.
  • Jan 28, 2021

How turnout and swing voters could get Trump or Biden to 270

Explore the different voter scenarios that will determine how Trump or Biden could get to 270 in the 2020 election.
  • Sep 2, 2020

When coronavirus strikes, kids make the news

Children around the country have become reporters, photographers, editors, art directors and even cartoonists.
  • May 15, 2020

What counts as an essential business in 10 U.S. cities

Every city is keeping grocery stores open. But only a few are doing the same for marijuana dispensaries.
  • Mar 25, 2020

The Democratic Party’s presidential delegate process

To become the Democratic Party’s nominee, a candidate needs to win a majority of the party’s delegates. Here’s how that happens.
  • Mar 11, 2020

Turnout in South Carolina makes Biden’s win even more impressive

Around 528,000 South Carolinians voted, crushing 2016 and nearly matching the total during Obama's 2008 victory.
  • Mar 2, 2020

How the Senate voted on the Trump impeachment charges

Removal requires a two-thirds majority of votes.
  • Feb 5, 2020

Bernie Sanders won the race for Democratic donors in 2019

Analyzing which candidates had the greatest appeal to certain communities of donors
  • Feb 3, 2020

The Redskins are .500, and a franchise’s long descent to perfect mediocrity is complete

Of the nine NFL franchises that have won at least three Super Bowls, only Washington has failed to remain above .500.
  • Dec 30, 2019