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Political Participation

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CLIP: The Influence of Money in Politics
Former Representative Tim Roemer and former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood talked about the influence of money in politics and ways to reduce its impact and increase trust in the democratic system.
December 14, 2016 : 5 min. 18 sec.

CLIP: Independence of Elected & Appointed Judges
Adam Liptak discussed the differences between elected and appointed judges, whether elected judges can be independent, as well as the risk they will be swayed by their supporters' politics or the election process itself.
November 2, 2016 : 5 min. 3 sec.

CLIP: History of Presidential Debates
Northeastern University’s Alan Schroeder talked about the history of presidential debates and what effect they have had on election outcomes, including famous and pivotal exchanges between candidates.
September 26, 2016 : 3 min. 21 sec.

CLIP: Polling and Campaign 2016
Kristen Soltis Anderson talked about her work as a pollster, including the different methods, accuracy, and impact of polling.
August 29, 2016 : 3 min. 29 sec.

CLIP: The State of Black America in 2016
A look at a recently-released National Urban Institute report that showed deep economic disparities between black and white Americans. A clip of National Urban League President Marc Morial discussing the report's findings is also shown.
May 22, 2016 : 2 min. 56 sec.

CLIP: Indiana Primary Results
A look at the results from the Indiana primary and a discussion of whether Donald Trump can unite the Republican party as the likely nominee following Sen. Ted Cruz suspending his campaign.
May 4, 2016 : 6 min. 45 sec.

CLIP: Role of Money in Politics
Nick Penniman talked about the amount of money in the U.S. political process and the influence of this money in the 2016 election cycle.
May 2, 2016 : 8 min. 23 sec.

Introduction on Civility in Politics
Carolyn Lukensmeyer, Executive Director at the National Institute for Civil Discourse at the University of Arizona, discussed the role of civility in politics and its effect on the 2016 presidential election.
April 23, 2016 : 4 min. 36 sec.

CLIP: Electoral Reform and Campaign 2016
Krist Novoselic talked about his work as chair of FairVote, an organization that advocates for a variety of electoral reforms. Topics included proportional representation, ranked choice voting, reforming the Electoral College, and partisanship in government.
April 22, 2016 : 5 min. 43 sec.

CLIP: New York Primary Results
A look at the results of the Republican and Democratic Primaries in New York on Tuesday, including updated delegate counts. Clips from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's victory speeches were included.
April 20, 2016 : 4 min.
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