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Professor Kendi in front of blue AU swagging.

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Ibram X. Kendi Discusses Racism, Hope, and How to Be an Antiracist

Last Monday evening, Professor Ibram X. Kendi, one of the most influential historians and antiracist thinkers of our time, had a conversation about racism with a seemingly unlikely moderator—former white supremacist Derek Black.
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Ambassador Susan E. Rice

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Susan Rice on the Value of Tough Love

During the Obama administration, Ambassador Susan E. Rice served as the US ambassador to the UN and the president’s national security advisor. We spoke with Rice to learn more about her values and her experiences in foreign policy.
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Supreme Court

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A Look Back: Reactions of Women Voters to the Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

With reports over the weekend of new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the debate over whether he should serve on the nation’s highest court has re-emerged as a political issue.
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Woman with dark hair and dark vest.

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Get to Know New Sine Executive Director Amy Dacey

Dacey talks political compromise, good bosses, and golf.
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Three rulers

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Betsy Fischer Martin Shares Insights on July Democratic Primary Debates

Betsy Fischer Martin, executive director of the Women & Politics Institute (WPI), shared her insights of the recent Democratic primary debates.
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Street art of woman

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New Poll examines the Tricky Question of ‘Electability’

Gender on the Ballot - a non-partisan project founded by the Women & Politics Institute and the Barbara Lee Family Foundation (BLFF) - released a new poll that examined the question of electability with likely voters in the 2020 presidential election.
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Up for Debate: Faculty Experts Predict Hot Topics for Democratic Presidential Debates

We asked some AU School of Public Affairs faculty experts what they think will play out during the early Democratic presidential primary debates.
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Microphone in front of large audience

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Up for Debate: Faculty Experts Predict Hot Topics for Democratic Presidential Debates

We asked some AU School of Public Affairs faculty experts what they think will play out during the early Democratic presidential primary debates.
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Dr. Jeffrey Crouch on CSPAN discussing presidential pardoning power with Robb Harleston in 2011.

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Meet one of the Nation’s Leading Experts on Presidential Pardoning

Dr. Jeffrey Crouch, an AU School of Professional & Extended Studies professor, believes that pardoning is far more than a political process - it’s also an ultimate expression of power.
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A toy soldier stands in front of other toy soldier.

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War Games Shed Light on Real-World Strategies

War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
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