Elections & Politics

The Swing States Series: #1 Pennsylvania 

The Swing States Series: #1 Pennsylvania 

Brief #130 – Elections & Politics Policy Brief
by: Abigail Hunt

Pennsylvania, a pivotal swing state in the 2024 presidential election, has a rich history and a diverse electorate that could tip the balance for either Biden or Trump. Key issues influencing voters include urban versus rural concerns, gender voting trends, and significant youth turnout, making Pennsylvania a critical battleground once again.

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The Full Saga of the Mayorkas Impeachment

The Full Saga of the Mayorkas Impeachment

Brief #128 – Elections & Politics Policy Brief
by: Arvind Salem

In April 2024, the historic impeachment trial of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas concluded, marking the first time in nearly 150 years a Cabinet secretary faced impeachment. Despite a protracted political battle and allegations of willful law ignorance and breach of public trust, the Senate dismissed the Articles of Impeachment without a trial, stirring debates over the use of impeachment as a political tool.

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Former President Trump’s Criminal Court Cases: Taking Stock

Former President Trump’s Criminal Court Cases: Taking Stock

Brief #127 – Elections & Politics Policy Brief
by: Courtney Denning

In the midst of ongoing legal battles, former President Donald J. Trump faces a series of high-profile civil and criminal court cases, ranging from civil to criminal charges across multiple states. As these trials unfold, they hold significant implications for both Trump’s political future and the broader landscape of American jurisprudence.

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Young Black Voters Lack Enthusiasm for Presidential Candidates

Young Black Voters Lack Enthusiasm for Presidential Candidates

Brief #124 – Elections & Politics Policy Brief
by: Abigail Hunt

Amidst growing disillusionment, young Black voters find themselves disengaged with the 2024 presidential candidates, expressing concerns over issues like access to education and socialist programs. This lack of enthusiasm underscores a broader sentiment of frustration with the two-party system’s failure to address the needs of a new generation.

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Who Will Mitt Romney’s Successor Be?

Who Will Mitt Romney’s Successor Be?

Brief #119 – Elections & Politics Policy Brief
by Courtney Denning

Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) is stepping down from his position in Congress, leaving a Utah Senate seat open in the 2024 election. The race for his former Senate seat exemplifies this growing divide in the GOP. Although most are confident that a Republican will win the seat, there are stark differences in the ideologies of the candidates running.

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