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Email scandal has all but erased Clinton debate victories

This is a guest post by Aaron Kall Although Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton dominated all three debates to build a solid lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, these

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October revelations impact the U.S. election

Living up to the promise of an “October surprise,” October 2016 has realized daily revelations with implications for the U.S. election.

Economics North America

Trump versus Clinton on trade policy

The US 2016 presidential race has been notable for how often both major party candidates have trumpeted trade as a major issue. But just how different are the proposed trade

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What will happen in the US election?

GRI Debate: What are the key factors that will affect election day and the upcoming presidency? Election day is fast approaching and, as Trump regains momentum, the outcome is all

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Syria will define the future of Hillary Clinton’s uneasy presidency

Despite tightening polling, Democrat Hillary Clinton is still favored to win the U.S. presidency—an already uneasy presidency that is likely to be defined by an even more unstable Syria.

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Why Texas is turning into a swing state

In this debate series, Lauren Maffeo argues why Texas is turning into a “swing state” that may start to go blue for the first time in decades.

North America Politics

The New York bombing: Repercussions on political and social discourse

September’s New York bombing increases the risk of Islamophobia and has potential impacts on the presidential race.

North America Politics

New leader, new tactics for Quebec’s Parti Québécois

The election of Jean Francois Lisée is bringing about a change of tactics for the separatist Parti Quebecois (PQ).

North America Technology and infrastructure

Three reasons why Russia may be hacking the U.S. election

Understanding why Russia is disrupting the U.S. electoral race through cyber attacks is an important step in preventing it.

Economics North America

New startup rule will increase immigrants’ impact on US entrepreneurship

Immigrants are 15 percent of the U.S. population, but build a quarter of the country’s businesses. A new executive order wants to help them create more.