After Trump, what is the future of the Republican Party?
Kurt Braddock, American University School of Communication Senators, acting in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump that begins on Feb. 9, will soon have to decide whether to convict the former president for inciting a deadly, violent insurrection at the Capitol building on Jan. 6. A majority of House members, including 10 Republicans, took the first step in the two-step impeachment process in January. They voted to impeach Trump, for “incitement of insurrection.” Their resolution states that he
Simon F. Haeder, Penn State and Sarah E. Gollust, University of Minnesota Much has been written about the U.S. coronavirus response. Media accounts frequently turn to experts for their insights – commonly, epidemiologists or physicians. Countless surveys have also queried
Mary Kate Cary, University of Virginia and Robert A. Strong, Washington and Lee University As Americans end one year and begin another, one of the most controversial topics of conversation will be the presidential election. We experienced the election season
Arie Perliger, University of Massachusetts Lowell As U.S. politics heat up in advance of the November election, it’s not surprising that extremist groups across the political spectrum are becoming more active and engaged in acts of political violence. A growing
Leah Kemp, Mississippi State University Before the global pandemic hit, small towns across America were dealing with struggling economies, aging roads and bridges, and declining populations. The coronavirus added new challenges, like additional demand for limited hospital beds for an