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What Happens to National Security and Foreign Relations If the President Is Incapacitated?

The country is not completely rudderless, even if many senior officials are quarantining to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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How Vulnerable Is the US Presidential Election to Foreign Interference?

In this Q&A, Professor Eric Novotny shares his insights on foreign interference in US elections.
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Allan Lichtman

Government & Politics ·

How Did the Keys Turn?

AU’s Allan Lichtman defied pollsters and pundits to predict Donald Trump’s 2016 victory based on his “13 Keys.” He’s been right in every presidential election since 1984. Now he is making his prediction for 2020.
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AU’s Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies Report Says Young Black Americans Are Key 2020 Swing Voters

Fewer than half say they will vote for Biden; many won’t vote at all; but a black VP may help; showing tangible support for the black community may win their vote and loyalty
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Government & Politics ·

Capri Cafaro and the American Story of Food and Unity

Inspired by her time in the Ohio State Senate, SPA Executive in Residence Capri Cafaro assembled and authored a cookbook entitled United We Eat: 50 Great American Dishes To Bring Us All Together
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Sine Institute Hosts Discussion on JFK’s 1963 Peace Speech at AU

On June 17, the Sine Institute at the AU School of Public Affairs hosted an online panel of experts to discuss that iconic speech and the power of speechwriting.
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Government & Politics ·

Wave of Women Elected Shatters What It Looks Like to Serve in Congress

On April 14th the SPA Women & Politics Institute sponsored a virtual book talk on women in congress.
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Panel at Women & Politics Institute event

Government & Politics ·

Experts Analyze Survey Showing Wave of Women Engaged in Politics

Nearly one-third of likely women voters report increased political involvement since 2016, according to the national Gender on the Ballot poll.
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Government & Politics ·

Matter of Fact: Measuring How Much People Care About the Truth in Politics

AU School of Public Affairs (SPA) Professor David Barker, however, finds that fact-checking can make a difference to certain voters––specifically those who are comparing candidates within a given party, over time.
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Government & Politics ·

Politics of the Plate: New Sine Fellow Wants You to Understand Food Systems and Policy

Katherine Miller is a communications executive and advocate for the culinary community.
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