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Ruy Teixeira Archives

Interactive: The Demographic Evolution of the American Electorate, 1980–2060

cursor icon Interactive This interactive shows the growing diversity of every state in the nation from 1980 to 2060.

by Rob Griffin, William H. Frey, Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

States of Change

SOC book_alt2 icon Report The demographics of the United States are projected to become much more diverse in the coming decades and will have significant effects on the nation's voting electorate in all 50 states.

by Ruy Teixeira, William H. Frey, Rob Griffin | Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Political Consequences of the Great Recession

VoterDeep voter pessimism and a lack of an economic agenda from Democrats, not just structural obstacles, drove GOP gains in 2014.

by Ruy Teixeira & John Halpin | Thursday, November 6, 2014

Beyond Identity Politics

Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin write about how to reach the white working class, we need an economy that works for everyone.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Building an All-In Nation

Rally book_alt2 icon Report Americans are open minded about our society’s changing demographics and believe, on the whole, that there are more benefits to the nation from rising diversity than costs.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin, with Matt Barreto and Adrian Pantoja | Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Public’s Dos and Don’ts on Handling the Fiscal Showdown

The public has clear opinions on its priorities for the fiscal showdown and sequestration.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 17, 2012

Public Supports Increased Spending in Key Areas

Conservatives may be allergic to spending on the unemployed and our social needs but the public clearly is not.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 10, 2012

3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition

play_alt icon Video Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012.

by Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond

Waving American flags book_alt2 icon Report With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Tuesday, December 4, 2012

2 Things the Public Wants Policymakers to Remember

Americans think it’s time to raise taxes on the rich, and they don’t want to raise the Medicare eligibility age.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, December 3, 2012

Public Turns Against Repeal of Obamacare

Americans want the Affordable Care Act to continue as law.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, November 19, 2012

What Do the Voters Want?

A recent post-election poll shows what American voters believe about our nation’s policy priorities and our road forward.

by Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Return of the Obama Coalition

Arizona Democrats of all ages celebrate as President Barack Obama is declared the winner of the presidential race at a Democratic Party gatheringA rising electorate, recovering economy, and rejection of conservative ideology drove the president’s historic re-election in 2012.

by Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin | Thursday, November 8, 2012

Public Rejects ‘You’re on Your Own’ Economics

Most Americans think government help for the poor is a good thing.

by Ruy Teixeira | Monday, November 5, 2012

Public Supports Raising Taxes on the Rich, Opposes Repealing Obamacare

Most Americans don’t support conservatives’ sacred causes of not raising taxes on the rich and doing away with the Affordable Care Act.

by Ruy Teixeira | Tuesday, October 30, 2012