Two USC Dornsife political science scholars examine a period in the 1950s when the Senate was evenly divided, nine U.S. senators died and party control of the Senate flipped twice. [6¼ min read]
This is not the first time that, in the last year of a Republican president’s first term, a Republican senator in bad health threatened the party’s narrow majority in the Senate. [4½ min read]
New research finds that presenting divisive social and political issues in terms of economic consequences can change the views of the public.
Experts weigh in on President Trump’s nominee, the options available to Congress and what Kavanaugh’s confirmation could mean for the country.
Researchers look at the road to rudeness and chart a path to more respectful discourse.
In a saga lasting more than 200 years, political parties in the United States have shifted, evolved and — more importantly — persisted.
The POIR Predoctoral Summer Institute aims to increase the diversity of the applicant pools for top Ph.D. programs in political science or other social science fields at USC and across the country.
A recent study by Christian Grose and Matthew Mendez of political science shows state legislators in favor of voter ID laws are motivated by racial bias.