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In a global first, women will make up half the constitutional convention.

  • Jennifer M. Piscopo and Peter Siavelis
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Electoral protests in Africa rarely end up ousting an incumbent who defies term limits.

  • Lisa Mueller
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In Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, Biden has won over up-for-grabs voters.

  • Eleanor Neff Powell
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Our research finds that when a party shifts its ideology too much, large demographic blocs shift loyalties to the other party.

  • Ken Kollman and John Jackson
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A new report shows how disinformation in 2020 has become even more complex.

  • Kelly McFarland and Alistair Somerville
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Trump supporters who think he came up short are more likely to vote for Biden in 2020.

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Except more, and more diverse, LGBTQ officials in Congress and state legislatures.

  • Gabriele Magni and Andrew Reynolds
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The conservative government's move to ban abortion could backfire.

  • Anna Grzymala-Busse
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Will Democrats retaliate if they take the Senate?

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Welcome to “homonationalism,” or justifying anti-immigrant policies by arguing that immigrants threaten gay rights.

  • Phillip M. Ayoub, Gabriele Magni, Zein Murib and Stuart Turnbull-Dugarte
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Wikipedia’s complicated rules meant she didn’t qualify.

  • Sverrir Steinsson
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It's hard to regulate Big Tech.

  • Maha Rafi Atal
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Our research suggests many oppose normalization but may be reluctant to say so.

  • Dana El Kurd
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What is the SARS unit, and why do Nigerians want to #EndSARS?

  • Tarila Marclint Ebiede
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The makeup of state legislatures predicts what Congress will look like in the future.

  • Eric Gonzalez Juenke, Paru Shah, Bernard L. Fraga and Erika Vallejo
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The second and final debate.

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Even Republican Catholics have a favorable view of lesbians and gay men.

  • Ryan P. Burge
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That willingness enabled Senate Republicans to rush Barrett’s confirmation — and supports Democrats who want to pack the Supreme Court.

  • Brandon L. Bartels and Christopher D. Johnston
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Follow our new Friday series for insights on African views on democracy, the economy, social media and other topics.

  • Carolyn Logan and E. Gyimah-Boadi
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Her confirmation would shift the Supreme Court further ideologically than any other appointment in the past 40 years.

  • Jason Windett, Jeffrey J. Harden, Morgan L.W. Hazelton and Matthew E.K. Hall
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