A mathematical analysis of what happened the last time the House went…

A few years ago, some mathematicians analyzed the US Congress using network theory, trying to determine which committees were linked by shared members. They discovered that the connections between committees and subcommittees changed markedly when Congress was dominated by Republicans. » 11/02/10 3:46pm 11/02/10 3:46pm

When does your income determine the way you vote?

It's election day in the U.S., and Republicans appear set to make major gains in Congress. So why do Americans vote the way they do? The answer is all about income...to a point. » 11/01/10 10:47pm 11/01/10 10:47pm