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To the Point

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To the Point: What Are the Implications of Trump’s Shocking NATO Comments?

Distinguished Professor of History Allan J. Lichtman answers our question of the week
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Teacher with students

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New SPA Minor in Race, Justice, and Politics Examines Biases in Public Institutions

The new degree program, introduced in Fall 2022, is the first of its kind in the nation.
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The United States Capitol Building

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Shutdowns and Bipartisanship in a Divided Congress

After lawmakers averted a federal government shutdown last week, SIS professor Jordan Tama answers a few questions about the state of bipartisanship in the US Congress.
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John F. Kennedy on the campaign trail in 1960

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On 60th Anniversary of JFK’s Assassination, Reflecting on a Human Rights Legacy Cut Short

While the Kennedy Administration is known for several historic events, it also left a legacy in the field of human rights both at home and abroad
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Amy Dacey, executive director of the Sine Institute.

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A Political Life

Alumna Amy Dacey reflects on nearly five years at the helm of AU’s Sine Institute of Policy and Politics—which this week announced its 2024 cohort of changemaking fellows
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To the Point: Congressional Choas

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Congressional Chaos: What Is Happening in the House of Representatives?

Distinguished Professor of History Allan J. Lichtman answers our question of the week
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Red Briefcase Containing UK Budget Details

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Shutdowns are a Uniquely American Drama

In the British system, government shutdowns just don’t happen – in fact, there has never been one and likely never will be.
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Jane Hall and Jamie Raskin

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Straight Talk

WCL professor-turned-politician Jamie Raskin returned to AU for candid conversation during September 14 American Forum
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Senator Amy Klobuchar

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The Joy of Politics

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) joined SPA's Women and Politics Institute's to talk about her new memoir
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Debate Stage

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First GOP Debate Without Trump Could Direct the Party’s Foreign Policy Stance

Republican leaders are sharply divided over how the United States should position itself in the world.
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