Political analyst Mac McCorkle explains why Donald Trump and Ben Carson are receiving so much support and why Jeb Bush is struggling.
We need to think of political participation “as a right for all," says law professor Guy-Uriel Charles.
Securing Borders in Institute for Southern Studies
Register them before age 18, finds research by John Holbein and Sunshine Hillygus.
Voter ID Laws, Election Season in the Washington Post
Murali Doriswamy writes about the pros and cons of an older president.
Germany and Refugees in the New York Times
Mac McCorkle, a political analyst and public policy professor at Duke, compares the content and tone of the first Democratic presidential debate to the previous Republican debates.
Political scientist Michael Munger: “Hillary Clinton's negative rating is over 50 percent. The rule is, you can't win if it's over 40. So Biden's biggest positives are Clinton's negatives.”
Allocating Water in Vice
Associate professor David Schanzer examines a Joe Biden presidential run
Security Issues in Huffington Post
In honor of a campus appearance by co-founder of the Onion, Polis challenged students to come up with their own satirical headlines. Here are the winners.