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license: mit
  - zero-shot-classification
pretty name: PoliStance Affect
  - config_name: default
      - split: train
        path: data/train-*
      - split: validation
        path: data/validation-*
      - split: test
        path: data/test-*
    - name: premise
      dtype: string
    - name: target
      dtype: string
    - name: hypothesis
      dtype: string
    - name: stance
      dtype: int32
    - name: entailment
      dtype: int64
    - name: train
      num_bytes: 5392570
      num_examples: 17164
    - name: validation
      num_bytes: 1327661
      num_examples: 4291
    - name: test
      num_bytes: 1633230
      num_examples: 5383
  download_size: 4211381
  dataset_size: 8353461

Dataset for training an entailment classifier to recognize approval/disapproval of politicians. Documents are Tweets from Kawintiranon (2022), the MTSD dataset, as well as Tweets and sentences taken weekly newsletters for select politicians from the 115th, 116th, and 117th congress. Documents are triple coded -- once from the original compilers of the dataset, once from GPT-4, and a third time to adjudicate discrepancies between the two.

Twitter handles from politicians in the dataset have been replaced by their name. Be aware that "rt @realdonaldtrump You're a liar!" has been replaced with "rt trump You're a liar!", And means the author is retweeting Trump calling someone else a liar, not the author calling Trump a liar.

-1: Against: The document is critical of the target.
0: Neutral: The document doesn't express an opinion about the target or it can't be determined what the expressed opinion is with the given context.
1: Support: The document expresses support for the target. Expressing collaboration on bills or letters is considered support.

0: Entail
1: Not Entail

In addition to 1,000 documents about targets in the training set, the test set contains documents about 6 politicians not included in the training or validation data:

  • Ted Cruz
  • Hakeem Jeffries
  • Madison Cawthorn
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  • Mitt Romney
  • Kyrsten Sinema