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Supreme Court pediment with nine figures, inscription reads "equal justice under law"

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SCOTUS to Decide If Domestic Violence Offenders Can Own Guns: Why It Matters

AU Professor and domestic violence expert Rachel Louise Snyder weighs in on what US v. Rahimi might mean for victims of domestic violence
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Vintage photo of man on tractor, Photo courtesy of the FSC/LAF Black farmer archives

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American University and Federation of Southern Cooperatives Create Toolkit to Promote Racial Justice in US Farm Bill

“Pointing the Farm Bill Toward Racial Justice” developed for farmers, policy advocates, journalists, students, and landowners
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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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