The Guardian and the New York Times have come out with excellent graphics looking at existing gun regulations by state and at the proposed federal gun regulations. Both raise the interesting question of how to regulate well.
This is an amazing map of every person counted by the 2010 US and 2011 Canadian censuses. The map has 341,817,095 dots – one for each person.
Looking back on the last century of data, no other Congress was as ideologically divided as the 112th. The 113th Congress looks to be worse.
Let’s compare the levels of labor force employment under Clinton, Bush, and Obama, holding demographics constant.
The New York Times has published a fascinating interactive tool that looks at the nine most competitive states. It’s going to be a great way to understand the returns as they come in tomorrow. Check it out!
I calculate the likelihood that the House, Senate, and Presidency will all be won by the Democrats is 12%; by the Republicans, 33%.
XKCD is amazing. Let’s compare the recent partisan polarization with the history of American political factions.