Monkey Cage



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Let's look closely at what words he used to blame the former president for provoking the Capitol attack.

  • Jeffrey A. Jenkins and Eric M. Patashnik
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Native Americans have long had good reason to distrust the Department of Interior. But their increasing political clout may mean that things are changing.

  • Cheryl Ellenwood, Laura Evans, Raymond Foxworth, Carmela Roybal and Gabriel R. Sanchez
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Although the attack surprised almost everyone, it did not occur randomly.

  • Kathleen Klaus and Aditi Malik
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Breaking the ties between politicians and armed groups can prove difficult.

  • Aila M. Matanock
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This probably won’t lead to prosecutions but it will hurt China in the court of public opinion.

  • Jessica Chen Weiss
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Biden and Harris are sworn in.

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That's what our research finds.

  • Nicholas Miras and Stella M. Rouse
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We analyzed public opinion ratings for Macron, Trump and others who got sick.

  • Ryan E. Carlin
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Will he invest in building up a strong Democratic Party?

  • Daniel J. Galvin and Josh Vincent
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Potential migrants consider many things when deciding whether to leave home. The Biden administration is targeting them with relevant information.

  • Margaret E. Peters
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2021 could be the year of action — if climate leaders can problem-solve strategically.

  • Joshua Busby and Johannes Urpelainen
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Beijing is likely to seek short-term stability as it anticipates a long-term advantage

  • Kacie Miura and Jessica Chen Weiss
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Will Padilla inspire new Latino candidates as well?

  • Stephen Nuño-Perez
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That includes plenty of college-educated voters.

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Some commissions just kick the can down the road. Some prompt real change.

  • Jordan Tama
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Don’t hold your breath for mass street protests.

  • Samuel Greene
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Abortion rights advocates focused on the public health consequences of prohibition and the disproportionate impact on women in poverty.

  • Taylor Boas, Mariela Daby, Mason Moseley and Amy Erica Smith
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Like too many episodes in U.S. history, the violence was homegrown.

  • Shariana Ferrer-Núñez, Melody Fonseca and Fernando Tormos-Aponte
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Impeachment comes a second time for Trump.

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Congress can affirm what "except in cases of impeachment" means.

  • Corey Brettschneider and Jeffrey K. Tulis
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