Republicans were with Nixon until the end — on the eve of his resignation, 59% were opposed to impeachment.  

Gerrymandering has been part of the political landscape for over 200 years. Yet, many people do not fully understand what it is and it is often difficult to explain. The chart above was adapted by The Washington Post from a similar one that was posted to Reddit back in 2015. This chart provides a simple, more […]

Readers: GREGOR AISCH and K.K. REBECCA LAI, of The New York Times, have created a great visual of a map that shows the conflicts along the 1,172 miles of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Key altercations have been noted as you scroll downward through the map. Also, blue circles indicate where the pipeline crosses rivers, a point […]

Readers: Finally, it is Election Day here in the good old U.S. of A. This election has been the angriest election in my lifetime. Friendships have been lost, families are squabbling, fights have broken out, etc. Regardless of what your political affiliation is, I am sure you and I are both glad this is over […]

Readers: This came out in the New York Times yesterday (click on the image below to go to this post on their site). Interesting example showing how to do a scrolling timeline on a web site. Timeline and content created by KAREN YOURISH, LARRY BUCHANAN and ALICIA PARLAPIANO UPDATED October 9, 2016. Enjoy! Michael

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael UPDATE: October 2nd, 2016 Still no data on Jill Stein. What is up with that, Politifact? Just a few more facts added to the counts of President […]

UPDATE – October 23, 2016 Readers: I have updated my data from the latest data on Politifact.com for my interactive version of this chart that is published on Tableau Public. Thanks, Michael Readers: Back on July 24, 2016, I blogged on my data visualization web site a stacked bar chart titled Who Lies More?, created by Robert Mann, answering the question […]