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Allan J. Lichtman

Government & Politics ·

Historian’s Prediction: Donald J. Trump to Win 2016 Election

With the presidential election just weeks away, Donald J. Trump is predicted to win, according to American University Professor Allan Lichtman.
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From left to right: Former First Lady Laura Bush, First Lady Michelle Obama, and ABC News Anchor Bob Woodruff

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America’s First Ladies: In Service to Our Nation

SPA sponsored a forum September 16 with First Lady Michelle Obama and Former First Lady Laura Bush headlining the event.
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To help other soldiers, AU alum Julia Lopez is earning her master's in social work.

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AU Vets and Soldiers Attend First Ladies Event

In advance of Friday’s big conference, AU military students talk about their commitment to serve.
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At a recent AU event, Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine made a strong case for civility and bipartisanship. Photo credit: Anna Moneymaker, AU Photo Collective.

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Susan Collins Speaks at AU

KPU and College Republicans welcome the most senior GOP woman in the Senate.
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Vote Button pinned on jacket.

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AU Students Launch TurboVote Registration Initiative

Nonpartisan campaign has support from College Republicans and Democrats.
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Veiled women casting ballots for a vote.

Government & Politics ·

Can Writing a New Constitution Improve Democracy?

A constitution does not necessarily lead to more democracy, but it could if a country is willing to involve citizens of all types and backgrounds, in crafting it early on.
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Robert Tobias

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President Obama Reappoints SPA’s Robert Tobias to IRS Oversight Board

Robert Tobias, an SPA Distinguished Practitioner in Residence, was nominated by President Obama for a second five-year term as a member of the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board.
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In 2013, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced a partnership between AU and the 100,000 Strong Foundation. Professor Jennifer Lawless says Clinton's leadership experience means that her gender will not likely affect her electability.

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Glass Ceilings in the White House

SPA professor Jennifer Lawless talks gender and the presidential election.
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A photo of campaign strategist Donna Brazile accepting the 2016 Wonk of the Year award at American University.

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Ten Memorable Quotes from Donna Brazile

Campaign strategist talks Hillary, Trump, and President Obama’s dancing skills.
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A photo of Camille A. Nelson, the new dean of the American University Washington College of Law.

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Camille Nelson Named New AUWCL Dean

Widely published scholar has track record of innovation, success in legal education.
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