Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Can Pence Solve Trump’s Outsider Problem with Congress?

Trump won't be the first president who's a Washington outsider. To push his agenda through congress, he'll need his establishment-friendly VP. Will Trump loosen the reins?

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What Does Trump Have to Do with the Hindu Sacred Syllable, Om?

A recent poster displayed Donald Trump with the Indian spiritual symbol of 'om.' Here is the problem:

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A Short History of Presidents Lying About Their Health

Avoiding questions about coughs and chronic conditions has a long political history in America.

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How Trump’s ‘Mormon Problem’ May Cost Him Utah

Many evangelicals are backing Trump, so why hasn't he caught fire with Mormons? A scholar of Mormons' political beliefs counts the ways.

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Trump’s Candidacy Real Test of American Democracy

Trump's ascendance as Republican nominee has brought American democracy at a crossroads where only American voters can save it from a total disaster.

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Trump and the Future of US Power in the Pacific

Donald Trump’s scapegoating, zero-sum economic policies, threats to extort close allies over the continuation of the US forward deployment and his radically laissez-faire approach to nuclear diplomacy, will not only ultimately fail to address Americas’ grievances but also risks the future of the US as a Pacific and global power.

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Passage Through Divided America

The hard-core Republican establishment is worried sick about a possible political disaster in November 2016. Could Trump possibly be a “Goldwater” moment for the Republican Party?

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Political Ads: Dark Money Dominating Senate Contests

Dark money groups — 501(c) tax-exempt organizations — have been behind 28,551 ads in Senate races so far, compared with 16,102 paid for by super PACs.

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What Trumpism Means for Democracy

American democracy has been failing for decades, so a disturbing number of us are turning to authoritarianism. Is Trump our Juan Perón?

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Trump’s Winning Streak Reveals Bigotry’s Appeal in GOP

Nevada gave Trump his third victory and a widening lead over his GOP rivals. It's not his conservative values winning votes.

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