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Stop Politicizing Friendships

Has the heat of the election divided your household or friendships? Psychiatrist at Menninger explains how to celebrate and save friendships so they endure longer than the terms of officials in office.

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Advice for Democrats Who See Red: Beating Post-election Blues

If you still are troubled by the outcome of the presidential election, you are not alone. Get over it? While it's easier said than done, a Saint Louis University psychiatrist offers tips to help you cope.

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Today's Politicians Haven't Changed Much Through History

Many couldn't wait for election day to pass because they just don't trust today's politicians, who they believe are all about image and less about substance. But that's nothing new according to a philosophy professor from Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa.

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History Proves Wall Street Does Better Under Democrats

As Election Day looms, many voters may be making their choice based on Iraq or some other issue. But if they are interested in boosting their 401(k) performance, they might take a second look at John Kerry, a Johns Hopkins economist says in an op-ed.

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Election Law Expert Available to Discuss Minority, Disabled Access

Law professor Michael Waterstone says new laws and regulations relating to disabled voters could affect if and how they vote in the Nov. 2 general elections.

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Voter Discrimination Primed to be Explosive Issue

Although both political parties are marshalling significant legal resources to challenge election results on the basis of voter fraud and eligibility, voter discrimination may be the most explosive issue to emerge after Election Day in November.

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Problems with Voting Systems Still Require an Engineering Solution

Just days before the presidential election, problems with voting systems that were identified in the 2000 election persist because engineering solutions have not been applied, says a University at Buffalo industrial engineer.

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This Election Could Be an Even Bigger Cliffhanger than 2000

If you thought the 2000 election was a mess, wait until you see what next week's presidential contest might have in store. So says Swarthmore College political scientist Carol Nackenoff, who believes weeks could pass before the winner of Tuesday's election is established.

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Election More About Bush than Kerry

The presidential election is more a referendum on the incumbent George W. Bush, says Dr. David Nichols, associate professor at Baylor University and author of "The Myth of the Modern Presidency".

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African American Voters Face Sadly Familiar Obstacles to Voting

The voting rights of some African Americans are still partially abridged, contrary to the 15th Amendment, now more than 130 years old. The problem will affect the 2004 presidential election and raises the possibility yet again of a presidential election outcome being connected to some rate of minority vote suppression.

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Presidential Biographer Calls on Americans to Decide War Or Peace

"Americans seem to be unaware that they have a remarkable opportunity on election day "“ for the first time in history they can make a decision whether or not to continue to carry the burden of the war in Iraq," says presidential historian James MacGregor Burns.

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Election 2004 Electronic Newsroom

Grand Valley State University has launched a new election Web page featuring political experts that are available for interviews during the 2004 election season.

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U-M Leads $4 Million Project to Preserve Poll and Survey Data

In the thick of a presidential election, the latest findings from surveys and polls are reported on a daily basis. But much of the data behind the news on American public opinion is literally here today and gone tomorrow.

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Election Experts Discuss Critical Campaign Issues

This resource includes experts who can discuss the presidential and vice-presidential debates, voter turnout, manhood in American politics, young people and voting, religion and the 2004 campaign, the role of the economy in the election, and religious liberty and politics.

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Power of Political Advertising by 527 Groups Influences Voters

As the November presidential election approaches, political advertisements have increased in the media. Independent interest groups are having a big impact this year.

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Religion and the 2004 Presidential Election

Several issues that could affect the outcome of the presidential election hinge at least in part on religion, says Swarthmore College Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion Amy Lorion, who studies Christianity in American society.

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Breaking Down the Debates

Whether you think Presidential debates are vital to deciding which candidate gets your vote or you think they're a waste of time, there's one thing most people agree on -- debates during election time have become an American institution over the past 25 years.

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Students Host Heavyweight Election-season Series

Politicians, pundits and partisans will visit Cornell University this fall for an election-season debate and lecture series. There will be a Third Party Presidential Debate, a labor outsourcing debate, and lectures by Sandy Berger, Alan Keyes and U.S. Rep. Barney Frank, leading to an online mock election.

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Election 2004 Online Newsroom

"Whether the Democrats can find an answer to the politics of terrorism remains to be seen. It could be an election for the ages," says presidential historian James Hilty. Seek out Professor Hilty and other experts in a newly launched Election 2004 Online Newsroom.

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Candidates Ignore Youth Vote at Their Own Risk

Presidential candidates are crisscrossing the nation, but youths aren't on the map in the route to the White House. Experts weigh in on this and other election-related topics.







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