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  • 19 Aug 2020
    Nichole M. Bauer

    The challenges of being a woman on the ticket in 2020

    California Senator Kamala Harris’s selection for the vice-presidential spot is an historic moment. Selecting Harris as a running mate appears to be a pretty reasonable choice for Joe Biden. She’s eminently qualified for the job with her professional background as a prosecutor and her electoral background. She worked her way up to be District Attorney […]

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  • 9 Mar 2020
    John B. Holbein, D. Sunshine Hillygus

    Why Many Young People Don’t Vote – And How to Fix That

    Voter turnout among young Americans has been dismal since 18-year-olds earned the right to vote with the passage of the 26th amendment in 1971. Even in 2018—a high water mark for youth voting—a full 7 in 10 voters failed to turn out. In most Presidential and Midterm elections it’s not uncommon to see older voters […]

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  • 11 Aug 2016
    Danny Hayes, Jennifer L. Lawless

    Think there’s a lot of gender bias in U.S. elections? Think again.

    Jennifer L. Lawless and Danny Hayes talk Women on the Run and whether there is a gender bias in U.S. elections.

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  • 5 Feb 2014
    Hans Noel

    Into the Intro: Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America

    As Americans gear up for the 2016 elections, Political Ideologies and Political Parties in America takes a close look at modern polarization, dominant ideologies, and what "liberalism" and "conservatism" mean today.

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