June 7, 2012

Political Polarization at All-Time High


New research shows that partisan divisions in U.S. politics have grown more intense. Continue

Partisan divisions in U.S. politics have grown more intense, according to a new Pew Research Center survey tracking attitudes on government, business social issues and more. Judy Woodruff speaks with Linda Killian of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Also, we introduce the NewsHour’s “Listen to Me” project.

Listen to Me is a campaign that asks voters in every state about the direction of the country and how they feel about the political process. We’re asking voters what the most important issues are, whether they’re hopeful about the future, and if they think the political system is broken.