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US political polarization on the rise between Republicans and Democrats




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New research from the Pew Research Center shows that those that identify as Republicans or Democrats are more divided ideologically than they've been in the past 20 years.

According to their data, 92 percent of Republicans are to the right of the average Democrat, and 94% of Democrats are to the left of the average Republican.

Jocelyn Kiley, an associate director for research at the Pew Research Center, contributed to this report and joined us to talk about the findings and what they mean in the political sphere as well as aspects of daily life.