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Citizens Not Zombies: Rethinking Assumptions about US Religious Voters

Citizens Not Zombies: Rethinking Assumptions about US Religious Voters

The habit of homogenising religious political behaviour only leads to sloppy thinking disconnected from the evidence of how really existing religious citizens act

The Democratic Establishment Feels the Bern

The Democratic Establishment Feels the Bern

Even if Clinton wins the nominations, Sanders has exposed enough chinks in her armour to make a Presidential contest tough for her to win.

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

Is the Republican Party Doomed?

If the Republican Party does not alter its policy positions, particularly on immigration reform and social issues, it risks becoming a minority party for the foreseeable future.

The Importance of Women in the 2012 U.S. Elections

The Importance of Women in the 2012 U.S. Elections

Women candidates did extremely well in the 2012 election. In this era of political dysfunction in Washington, perhaps we can be forgiven for finding a small bit of optimism here.

Women’s Voices and Women’s Votes: Gender and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

Women’s Voices and Women’s Votes: Gender and the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

Regardless of who will run in 2016, the 2012 presidential election reaffirms the importance of women’s votes in U.S. elections. Moving forward, both parties would do well to pay particular attention to women’s voices inside and outside of government.

THE MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION

A special election in Massachusetts held to select the replacement for Ted Kennedy as US Senator has had great political impact in the US with the victory of Scott Brown, the Republican candidate. The Kennedys, first JFK and then Teddy (with retainers inserted when technically required), had controlled the seat for 57 years.

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