Abortion rates have been going down for decades. But with the recent wave of statewide abortion restrictions, the issue has taken a front seat in the 2020 election.
The effects of climate change – like more frequent wildfires and flooding – are hitting home for voters in a way they haven’t in the past.
The US economy is currently in its longest expansion ever and unemployment is at a record low. That's music to President Trump's ears. But the country's also dealing with rising income inequality and stagnant wages.
The nation has a $1.5 trillion student debt problem. That's led to a fierce debate about how to make college more affordable. The candidates also have policies to address everything from universal pre-k to charter schools.
A string of mass shootings in recent years have amplified this issue for American voters and ignited new calls for action by lawmakers.
US health care is the most expensive in the world. And Americans are fed up with its high prices, making it one of the most pressing issues on the campaign trail.
Immigration has been a defining issue of President Trump’s first term. That’s fueled a debate about everything from the future of DACA to border security to refugee policies.
Though LGBTQ+ Americans have seen some key civil rights victories in recent years, many still face the threat of discrimination, harassment, and violence in their everyday lives.
The threat of terrorism. Nuclear war. Cybersecurity. There are a wide variety of issues that could affect the safety and security of Americans.
Sweeping protests across the US this year have made this issue more prominent in the presidential race than in the past.
Former VP Joe Biden wants an office upgrade. Here’s what you need to know about his 2020 campaign and policies.
President Donald Trump is going for round two. And the odds are in his favor – the last time a president didn’t get re-elected was in 1992.
As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the US, some states are looking to expand their ‘vote by mail’ options ahead of November.
VP Mike Pence wants to keep being America’s no. 2. He's known for his near unflinching loyalty to President Trump. And he’s seen as an important bridge for Trump to the evangelical community.
The recent protests over George Floyd’s death have led to calls for police reform. Including defunding the police. Here’s what that means.
When so much of the world seems out of your control, voting shouldn’t be. theSkimm is focused on getting you the nonpartisan info and tools you need to vote in the 2020 election, no matter how, where, or when you cast a ballot.