The attached dataset includes estimates of three kinds of Congressional rhetoric on Facebook at the level of each member of Congress, for the entire 114th Congress and the first year of the 115th Congress, from the Pew Research Center report Taking Sides on Facebook: How Congressional Outreach Changed Under President Trump.


PublicationsJuly 18, 2018

Taking Sides on Facebook: How Congressional Outreach Changed Under President Trump

Democratic legislators’ opposition to political adversaries on Facebook spiked after Trump’s election, while “angry” reactions to posts by members of Congress increased among followers.