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Unmarried Women: Politically Cohesive, More Concerned About Women’s Status Than Married Counterparts

Why do unmarried women tend to be more liberal and Democratic than their married counterparts? A key reason is because unmarried women — those who have never been married and those who are divorced — are more concerned about the status of women as a collective group, suggests a new study.

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University of Utah Researcher: Republicans Have Happier Marriages Than Democrats

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A new study by University of Utah sociologist Nick Wolfinger and a colleague from the University of Virginia reveals that Republicans tend to be happier in their marriages than Democrats, and are less likely to be divorced. Wolfinger and W. Bradford Wilcox, a sociologist at the University of Virginia, published the study Monday in Family Studies: The Blog of the Institute for Family Studies. Titled “Red Families vs. Blue Families: Which are Happier?,” the findings add to an ongoing debate over which set of political ideals help to lead people to a happy life, said Wolfinger.

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Raises for Elected Representatives Could Lead to Better Representation

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New research shows that paying elected representatives more may result in better policies for voters.

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Debate 101: Expert Offers Five Tips to Equip Viewers to Watch, Analyze Presidential Contests

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Matthew G. Gerber, Ph.D., associate professor of communication and director of Baylor’s nationally recognized debate program, says viewers who are serious about learning about the U.S. presidential candidates should be equipped to cut through the campaign clutter and zero in on their respective messages – or lack thereof.

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Politics Professor Available for Comment on the First Republican Debate

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#ObamaAtAU #Iran @americanu Experts Available for Comment

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Trump’s Authenticity Is What’s Making Him Popular, UB Political Scientist Says

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Texas A&M Presidential Rhetoric Expert Available For GOP Debate Analysis

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Political Science Expert on Nonverbal Communication and Audience Reaction in Presidential Primary Debates Available for Analysis

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Startup Creates Online Resource to Inform Voters About Local and National Candidates

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University of Chicago students and alums have created BallotReady, a free online and mobile voter guide. The project, which started last year, provides tailored, easy-to-digest information on candidates and referendums listed on local ballots. ­