Dante Chinni appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Democrats have held the majority in the Senate for almost eight years now, but as the November 2014 elections approach Republicans are feeling confident they can take it back. This week, we're taking a closer look at some of the 36 races heating up across the country.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Every year on the Fourth of July, at some point between the cookouts and the fireworks, thousands of foreign-born residents across the United States become citizens through annual naturalization ceremonies. With the Fourth just around the corner, we take a closer look at immigration patterns over the past five years.
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Polling data from the Pew Research Center finds that since 2010, the percentage of Republicans who say they agree with the Tea Party has declined by 15 percentage points, from more than half in 2010 to 36 percent today.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Senate candidates in Kentucky have brought in millions of dollars in fundraising ahead of tomorrow's primary—amounting to one of the most expensive races in the country.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Elections are essential to a healthy democracy. But who really votes? The U.S. Census Bureau has brand new data looking at decades worth of voting patterns from across the country.
Monday, March 03, 2014
You'd expect people in wealthier communities to pay higher premiums, and more moderate or low-income communities to pay lower premiums, but it doesn't always work out that way. Here's why.
Monday, December 23, 2013
Phil Robertson, star of the A&E reality program "Duck Dynasty," became part of the political landscape last week after GQ published a controversial interview with him in which he called homosexuality "not logical" and implied it was a step away from bestiality. Conservative Republicans like former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and current Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal rallied to Mr. Robertson’s defense after A&E suspended Roberston. Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities project and a blogger with the Washington Post, explains the details of the ongoing Duck Dynasty saga and why it's hitting a nerve with so many.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the latest data on median household income across the country, we've created an interactive map that allows you to zoom in on the income trends in your neighborhood, block by block.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
The Pew Research Center has found that Americans ages 18 to 30 are significantly less religious than older Americans. Current data shows that "millennials," people born after 1980, are unaffiliated with any religious group. The Takeaway is joined by Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities Project, to discuss the data behind religion and how it affects American culture today.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The next phase of the Affordable Care Act arrives tomorrow. But the American public remains unconvinced the Affordable Care Act is a good idea. Dante Chinni is the director of the American Communities Project at American University. He mined the data for us and found that even among America's uninsured there is a great deal of apprehension about the law.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Friday, August 23, 2013
This week, we've taken you on a voting rights tour of America. to states where the Supreme Court decision in Shelby County Vs. Holder has changed voting laws. What does the data tell us? For that we turn to Dante Chinni, the director of the American Communities Project at American University. He crunched the numbers on voter turnout during the 2012 election.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Caregiving is a vast responsibility that a growing proportion of the population is faced with. As part of our week-long series on the lives of American caregivers, The Takeaway analyzed statistics from AARP, the National Alliance for Caregiving, the Pew Research Center and the Family Caregiving Alliance. We're joined by Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities Project, who provides some numbers that tell the story of just how big a job caregivers really have.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
If Congress were to come up with a new formula in the wake of the Supreme Court's Voting Rights Act decision, what factors would it take into account? On today's show, we examine the regions that look almost nothing like they did in 1965, and what places might change even more in the next five to 10 years. To help walk us through this we welcome Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities project.
Monday, December 03, 2012
Despite all the talk of minority voters and demographic segments, there are signs Republicans are losing the political middle.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
How did Obama win? In part, by capitalizing on a powerful set of issues in the Democrats favor in 2012.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
It isn’t just that the former Massachusetts governor won in all three votes convincingly, it’s that he did well in so many different kinds of place in Patchwork Nation’s geographic/demographic county breakdown.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The map on this page shows not only who’s winning in each of the state’s 102 counties, but, using Patchwork Nation, it shows how the candidates are doing in each of Illinois’ 10 types of county – from the wealthy Monied Burbs to the rural agricultural Tractor Country counties. It will fill in with data as the results from the primary comes in.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
While it may be tempting to simply think of Mississippi and Alabama as two states in the “Deep South,” that misses a lot of the subtle—and not so subtle—differences that will decide their primaries on Tuesday.