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Political conflict has exploded over whether President Obama
should attempt to replace Scalia in an election year, and whether
the Senate should consider the president’s choice.
Political divisions in American politics are deep and real, yet
the idea persists that America is a moderate nation and that most
Americans are moderates, according to two UB political
Marco Rubio is still the candidate most likely to unify the
Republican party and secure the nomination in November, says James
The real winner in Iowa was Marco Rubio, says UB's Jacob
Neiheisel. And he is likely to have success in New Hampshire,
The Ted Cruz campaign points to research from UB's James
Campbell that looks at the impact of swing voters.
Criticism from the opposite party, or media, creates a backlash
effect, says UB's Jacob Neiheisel.
Pro-gun organizations have too much control over Congress, says
UB's Anthony O’Rourke.
The refugee screening process is already largely effective, says
Experts can discuss topics that range from refugees to the
impact on the psyche.
People are advocating for medical marijuana for less than pure
reasons, says UB's Edward Bednarczyk. It needs to be studied.
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