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Documents seized by the FBI at former President Donald Trump's home in Florida.

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Three Facts and a Fiction: Not-So-Secret Documents

What are the security impacts of Presidents Biden and Trump stashing classified documents at their homes?
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Kevin McCarthy addresses the 118th Congress after his election as the Speaker after 15 votes.

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Three Facts and a Fiction: House of Pain

Distinguished Professor Emeritus James Thurber reflects on the recent turmoil in the US House of Representatives.
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Roommates Noah Burke, left, and Aidan Levinson work together to prove civil discourse is alive and well amongst younger students.

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Friends First: AU Roommates Set Example for Bipartisanship

Noah Burke,  SIS/BA ’22, and Aidan Levinson, SPA/BA ’23, hope their work together as student associates at the Sine Institute serves as an example that civility is alive and well amongst the next generation of political changemakers.
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2023 Sine Fellows

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Mental Health, Local News Decline Among Issues for Sine 2023 Fellows

As a non-partisan platform for policy innovation and discussion of some of the nation’s most pressing challenges, the Sine Institute plays an essential role in American University’s commitment to prepare the next generation of changemakers
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Election Day

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AU Experts Talk Midterms, Election Fallout

A group of American University administrators and professors explained how the election played out and why Republicans didn’t gain as many seats as they’d hoped.
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Two people of color holding hands compassionately

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Race and Reproduction in the Post-Roe World

Antiracist Research and Policy Center hosts panel of leading Indigenous feminists, feminists of color, and their allies
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Title slide for article US Practices for Technology Sharing and Security Assistance

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U.S. Practices for Technology-Sharing and Security Assistance

Executive action can bypass normal governmental processes for providing foreign support, but lack of oversite may increase risk of political persuasion. This article reviews how recent U.S. military support to Ukraine reveals trade-offs of the process.
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Children at a lunch table at school

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White House Shares New National Strategy to End Hunger

White House officials released a new national strategy on hunger, nutrition, and health for the first time in more than 50 years
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Kristen Welker, left, Kaitlan Collins, and Antoine Sanfeuntes spoke at SOC about covering the White House.

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Always Be Prepared: White House Correspondents Share Stories, Advice on Covering Presidents

NBC News' Kristen Welker and Kaitlan Collins of CNN shared stories, successes, and challenges of covering the president.
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Title slide for article Regulating Synthetic Biology Practices

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Regulating Synthetic Biology Practices

Synthetic bio is emerging as a U.S. priority, but with out internationally-recognized best practices, authoritarian states could end up shaping global norms and practices.
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