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Lessons from Amy Coney Barrett confirmation
The pandemic makes us acutely aware of American Federalism – local, state, and federal governments.
Joe Biden’s victory demonstrates that centrism is alive and well – at least for presidential elections.
Check out this elections spreadsheet calculator to examine the different pathways to an Electoral College victory.
The run on guns is historic and not a word about it in the news media. The gun owner vote must not matter, right? Look at the evidence and draw your own conclusions.
Part 2 about our obsession with Presidents — the force of public opinion.
President’s occupy much of our attention in politics. Why, and how does the obsession influence our understanding of political affairs?
Let’s consider several data points not well publicized but could be important in the final weeks.
Guest blogger, Ben Rogers from Norfolk State University – and KU PhD, provides a Tool Kit to spot Fake News.
Allan Lichtman’s Keys to the White House Prediction Model. Since 1984, he’s got it right every time. What does he say for 2020?
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In the News
Here are some of the biggest new laws that went into effect Jan. 1. ABC news
The 13 numbers that defined 2020 – USA Facts
20 striking findings from 2020 – Pew Research
How Trump made people care about politics again. CNN
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Champion of Gender Equality, Dies at 87 – NPR
A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term – Nina Totenberg
Supreme Court Delivers Major Victor To LGBTQ Employees – Nina Totenberg
High Court Opens Door to Electoral College Subversion – Frank Miele
It’s not just the presidency: Trump is changing the Congress – Lisa Mascaro
Economic tusunami: US cities and states hit by Covid-19 face dire budget cuts – Lauren Aratani The Guardian
My other blog posts around the web
Three things that help make sense of measles outbreak Washington Post
American vastly overestimate number of gun owners Washington Post
Why educated Republicans are still less likely to trust vaccinations than educated Democrats – London School Economics
Gun ownership used to be bipartisan, not anymore Washington Post