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AU Historians Weigh in on the First 100 Days, Past and Present

As President Donald J. Trump hits the hundred-day mark, we asked historians in the College of Arts and Sciences to weigh in on what they believe past presidents actually accomplished (or didn’t accomplish) during this period.
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Allan Lichtman

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Professor's New Book Explores Presidential Impeachment

Distinguished History Prof. Allan Lichtman predicted Donald Trump's victory. Now he has a new forecast about the American presidency.
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Following 14 years of war, Liberia has held two peaceful, democratic elections.

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Unique Hub for U.S. and Global Senate Elections Results Now Online

Unique hub for U.S. and global Senate elections results developed by an SPA professor is now available online.
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The White House

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Three Election Questions for History Professor Allan Lichtman

American University’s Distinguished Professor of History Allan Lichtman made national headlines last September when he predicted a Donald Trump presidential win.
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Creating quality campaign ads is difficult, and there's an art to getting viewers' attention. Image: iStock.com/andrewgenn

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I Approve this Message: AU Profs Weigh in on Campaign Ad Wars

As candidates blanket the airwaves, AU experts discuss the past, present, and future of campaign advertising.
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Terrorism

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Extremist Marketing: How ISIS Recruits with Killer Messaging

SPA Assistant Professor Tricia Bacon says it’s a good time to reflect on what has and hasn’t worked to combat the war on terror - particularly in the fight that is taking place online.
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Allan J. Lichtman

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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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