Post Date: May 2013
The public doesn't closely follow legislative debates over the budget, but sometimes those budget debates line up pretty accurately with public opinion.
Texas provides a looking-glass view of the national picture on the issue of guns — though with its own Texas flavor, of course.
As many GOP leaders argue that passing comprehensive immigration reform is in the GOP’s best interest, some data suggests that the long-term interest of party strategists and the short-term self-interest of members of Congress are not necessarily in sync.
The marginalization of Planned Parenthood probably makes the discussion of women’s health care less contentious — among Republicans, anyway.