‘On the brink of a new civil war’: New national survey highlights fragility of American democracy, stark partisan divides

A new nationally representative survey released by the University of Notre Dame reveals more than half of Republicans and one-third of Democrats believe the United States to be on the brink of a new civil war.

Booker’s exit won’t depress turnout, but future is bright for ‘gifted politican’

Cory Booker announced this week that he will end his presidential campaign, making the existing Democratic field less diverse. Elizabeth Sanders, professor of government at Cornell University who studies American political development, says that Cory Booker leaving the presidential race won’t…