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What do early election polls tell us?


History has shown that early opinion poll numbers often do not predict the candidates that will ultimately win their party’s nomination going into a presidential election.
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Do conservative wins in Tuesday’s election predict 2016?


Despite so much national focus on the next year’s presidential election, voters across the country decided a number of races and ballot measures in their own cities and states on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Key issues to watch in the midterm election


Along with determining the members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate, the midterm elections will decide a number of important local policy issues around the nation. Continue reading

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History Provides Clues to Meaning of Obama Victory and Challenges


How does the election of Barack Obama fit into American History? This panel of historians connects Barack Obama’s victory to important points in history, including…read more

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