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SPA Executive in Residence, Betsy Fischer Martin interviews authors Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen about their new book, Shattered.

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Authors of Best-Selling Book “Shattered” Visit SPA to Talk About Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign

Journalists Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen give some compelling explanations in their recent best-selling book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.
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Woman holds up sign demanding change

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The Trump Effect: Does Increased Political Activism Mean More Women Will Run for Office?

The Trump Effect: Does Increased Political Activism Mean More Women Will Run for Office? New survey finds little effect on women’s interest in running for office
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14th and U Street

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New Book Offers Unique Perspective on Gentrification in Nation’s Capital

New Book Offers Unique Perspective on Gentrification in Nation’s Capital
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FDR at fireside chat

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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 Now Online
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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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