Seen, Read, Heard in 2022
2022 brought a surprising midterm election performance by the Democratic Party given economic malaise driven by rising costs and the historic trend against the party in power. But the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the nationwide right to an abortion, and former President Donald Trump’s incessant place on the national stage proved just as salient with voters, helping to boost President Joe Biden’s party. Morning Consult surveyed more than 200,000 registered voters throughout the year to determine the salience of more than 800 news events — in real time.
Midterms. Mar-a-Lago. Malaise. Here’s the News That Broke Through in 2022.
A curated, chronological list of 142 news events that we found most noteworthy