Political donors like candidates who stick with their party's positions, researchers find. Voters also tend to steer clear of candidates with extreme views.
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In a new survey, primary voters have different views on how much influence political party insiders should have in picking a party's presidential nominee.
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Despite concerns about voting by mail leading to an unfair advantage for one political party over another, a news study shows it doesn't help either more.
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Black men reported experiencing fewer poor mental health days after the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama. Black women reported more.
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A historian explains the caucus system and how its design can keep voters, such as those with disabilities, from having a say in the process.
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A new book digs into how corrupt politicians cheat in elections in Hungary and Romania, and its far more than just buying votes.
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Politicians with an education in economics spur economies to grow faster than leaders without one, research shows.
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We tend to think that polls that show our favored candidate doing well are more credible, researchers find.
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The last two Republicans standing in the 2016 presidential primaries were Trump and Kasich. A trove of Twitter data shows they employed the same strategy.
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