Danielle Kurtzleben

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With Biden In Place, The 'Resistance' Tries To Pivot From Defense To Offense

Friday, January 22, 2021

With former President Donald Trump out of office, progressive groups are attempting the tricky pivot from fighting Trump's agenda to pushing a new one.

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As Trump Leaves Office, Anti-Trump Activists Try To Form New Agenda

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

A vast network of activists and organizations emerged to oppose Donald Trump's presidency. Many are trying to figure out how to form a new agenda and remain relevant once he leaves office.

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Macho Politics Defined Trump's Presidency, Culminating With Capitol Riot

Monday, January 18, 2021

Amid all the chaos of the Trump presidency, he has been consistent in his fixation on emphasizing and protecting his own manhood. Rioters at the Capitol reflected that attitude on Jan. 6.

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Masculinity's Big Role In Trump's Presidency

Sunday, January 17, 2021

President Trump encouraged his supporters to "fight" before the assault on the Capitol, echoing the kind of macho message that has defined his political career.

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Biden Again Criticizes Trump's COVID-19 Response, Vows To Speed Vaccine Production

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

In a speech Tuesday, the president-elect laid out his plan to combat coronavirus and criticized President Trump's response to the pandemic. He also encouraged Trump to get vaccinated.

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From Congress To Local Health Boards, Public Officials Suffer Threats And Harassment

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

COVID-19, polarization and election misinformation — including from the president — are three factors in politicians suffering harassment and even threats from voters in recent weeks.

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Why Were The Polls Off? Pollsters Have Some Early Theories

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Along with state polls, national polls may have been significantly further off from the election results than in 2016. Many appear to have missed support for Trump and down-ballot GOP candidates.

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Record Number Of Republican Women Elected To The New Congress

Monday, November 16, 2020

Women will fill more than a quarter of congressional seats next year. And that growth is being driven by a record number of victories among Republican women after a focused recruitment effort.

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How A Record Number Of Republican Women Got Elected To Congress

Friday, November 13, 2020

The number of GOP women elected in 2020 pales in comparison with Democrats' numbers, but their increased representation may attest to the power of focused recruitment efforts.

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Where Polls Got It Wrong

Friday, November 06, 2020

This year, many national and state polls were off in the presidential election, suggesting a more apparent outcome in favor of Joe Biden. NPR discusses what might have gone wrong.

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Trump Has Weaponized Masculinity As President. Here's Why It Matters

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Donald Trump's macho messaging has been a big part of his political success. It's even been reflected in some of his policies as president. But campaign opponents are trying to turn it against him.

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Feminists Weigh Their Wins And Losses After Nearly Four Years Of Trump

Friday, October 16, 2020

The latest round of women's marches is against the filling of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat. It's also an opportunity for activists to take stock as the stakes of the election loom.

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How Gender Shapes Presidential Debates — Even When Between 2 Men

Saturday, October 03, 2020

President Trump relentlessly interrupted his opponent Joe Biden, who responded at times with personal insults. That event stands in contrast to recent debates with female presidential candidates.

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Mourners Gather At U.S. Supreme Court To Pay Respects To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The body of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court, where mourners lined up to pay respects on Wednesday.

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Ginsburg Vigil Draws Tears, Protests Against McConnell

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Sen. Elizabeth Warren forcefully condemned the Senate Majority leader at the vigil: "What Mitch McConnell does not understand is this fight has just begun."

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The Complicated Importance Of Abortion To Trump Voters

Thursday, September 17, 2020

As Americans think about recession, a pandemic, racial justice, climate change and policing, many Trump voters (or potential Trump voters) bring up abortion in explaining their voting rationale.

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Is Trump's Message To Suburban Female Voters Working?

Thursday, August 27, 2020

President Trump is trying to win over suburban women — or, as he likes to put it, "suburban housewives." Is his message shoring up their support? What women are saying in the suburbs of Milwaukee.

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What Makes Kamala Harris' Candidacy Different From Past Female VP Nominees

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Kamala Harris' candidacy is different from earlier female running mates — she is the first woman of color and the first chosen by a candidate who isn't trailing in the polls.

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What's On The Minds Of Black Voters In Wisconsin?

Monday, August 17, 2020

Democrats planned for their convention to be in Milwaukee, where they didn't inspire enough Black voters in 2016. But Black voters say they have other things on their minds now than the election.

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In 2020, A Female Running Mate Won't Be A 'Hail Mary'

Saturday, August 08, 2020

There are a lot of contrasts between Joe Biden's impending pick and past elections when women were vice presidential candidates. One that's easy to overlook: Biden is ahead in the polls.

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