President Trump's surprise victory in 2016 has made voters wary of trusting polls of this year's race. Will 2020 polls prove more accurate than they were four years ago?
Hopes that Congress might pass another round of economic stimulus before Election Day are fading quickly. Who's responsible for holding up a deal?
International issues have taken a back seat during the campaign because of all the domestic challenges facing the country. But the election will have a major impact on how the U.S. interacts with the rest of the world.
Despite the stark differences between the presidential candidates, a small but significant slice of the electorate is still undecided. How is that possible?
Facebook and Twitter limited the reach of a questionably sourced New York Post story about Hunter Biden. Was it the right call or an overreach?
The combined complications of the coronavirus pandemic and rule changes from the Trump administration have raised concerns that vulnerable groups may be undercounted in the 2020 census.
Maine will soon become the first state to use a system that allows voters to rank presidential candidates, rather than pick just one. Would this be a better voting method for the whole country?
Republicans have decided to go against public opinion by confirming a new Supreme Court justice before the election. Will they ultimately regret the decision?
Women have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus recession. Is focusing on eliminating the gender gap the best path to recovery for the whole country?
President instructed his administration to halt negotiations on a new stimulus package until after the election. How will the economy hold up if Congress doesn't pass more aid?
President Trump trails Joe Biden in polls with less than a month to go before election day. Will his illness make it impossible for him to mount a comeback?
Throughout the pandemic, a significant share of the public has doubted the severity of COVID-19. Will the president becoming infected change that?
California recently announced a plan to ban sales of gas-powered cars in the state by 2035. Does the move go too far, or not far enough?
The first presidential debate was called the "worst debate in American history." Can changes to the rules or format make the next two events worthwhile?
President Trump's repeated refusal to say he'll accept the results of the election have raised fears of a drag-out fight for the White House that could threaten the stability of America's political system.
Would limiting Supreme Court justices to 18 year terms help prevent the brutal political battles that arise when a seat becomes available?
President Trump and Joe Biden meet in the first of three presidential debates on Tuesday. Will Biden expand his polling lead or will Trump tighten the race?
Experts warn that the United States could face a public health catastrophe in the fall. Can the worst-case scenario be averted?
There’s little doubt that an unexpected vacancy on the Supreme Court has upended the presidential campaign. Which party will benefit from the fight to fill the seat is an open question.
President Trump has called for schools to teach a “pro-American curriculum” in response to a movement that encourages a greater focus on the role that racism has played in U.S. history.
Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a new conservative Supreme Court justice could could change the course of the U.S. judicial branch for decades to come.
Joe Biden's support among Latinos is lagging in a few crucial swing states, potentially opening a path for President Trump to pull off another electoral college win.
“Many are longtime Republicans wrestling with what they see as a choice between two lousy candidates.”
“Some undecideds turn out to be people who’ve long felt alienated from the two big political parties.”
“They’re not following the 24-hour news cycle. The election and politics are just not a high priority.”
“One common trait: at this stage of the game, the undecided voter doesn’t fit into an easy political profile.”
“More realistically...these voters may not be motivated to vote at all in the 2020 election.”