Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

CHART: How The U.S. Troop Levels In Afghanistan Have Changed Under Obama

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Once upon a time, President Obama said he wanted to pull almost all troops out of Afghanistan. That has proved way harder than he thought.

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The Most 'Unprecedented' Election Ever? 65 Ways It Has Been

Sunday, July 03, 2016

How weird has the 2016 election been? Let us count the ways...

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FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

NPR's politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton's Monday speech, in which she spoke about student debt, unions and tax rates.

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3 Campaigns With More Money Than Trump's: Sanders, Cruz And Even Carson

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The latest fundraising figures for Trump are astounding — astounding in how low they are.

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Celebrities, Lies And Outsiders: How This Election Surprised One Political Scientist

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Marty Cohen co-wrote The Party Decides — the book that policy nerds were reading in the runup to the 2016 election. Here's what he thinks about the election so far.

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Why One Democratic Congresswoman Wants To Drug-Test The Rich

Friday, June 17, 2016

Rep. Gwen Moore's bill is unlikely to go anywhere in the GOP-controlled House, but it seems more designed to troll Republicans anyway.

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CHART: This Primary Season, Clinton Won States With Highest Income Inequality

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Bernie Sanders ran on the idea of lessening inequality. So why did Clinton win the primaries and caucuses in the most unequal states?

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Here's Where Gun Laws Stand In Your State

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Federal action on gun laws is unlikely. President Obama has again called for state and local governments to tighten them. Here's what those laws look like where you live.

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It's Trump's Birthday. If He Wins, He'd Be The Oldest President Ever To Take Office

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Donald Trump is 70 today. If he were elected, he'd be the first newly inaugurated, over-70 president. But Hillary Clinton isn't far behind.

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In Wake Of Orlando Shooting, Clinton Suggests Broader Terrorist Watch Lists

Monday, June 13, 2016

In an interview with NPR, Hillary Clinton said expanding the watch lists might be appropriate. She also said federal-local coordination needs to be improved.

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Almost 1 in 5 Congress Members Are Women. Here's How Other Jobs Compare

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Women are finally at the top of a major-party presidential ticket, but they're still far underrepresented among lawmakers.

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The Flame Starts To Fade For Some Bernie Sanders Supporters

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Both on Capitol Hill and with Twitter's #GirlIGuessImWithHer, some Sanders supporters are starting to come to terms with their candidate's loss.

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California's Geographic Sanders-Clinton Divide Suggests Ethnic, Rural-Urban Split

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Sanders tended to win in the northern part of the state, which also tends to be more white and more rural. Clinton's victories were more in cities and minority-heavy areas.

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Judge On Trump's Case Is Part Of A Growing Wave Of Judicial Diversity

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Recent presidents, and Obama in particular, have increasingly appointed federal judges who are not white men.

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How Donald Trump Could Benefit In November From A Bad Economy

Monday, June 06, 2016

Economic studies suggest that when people feel economic pain, they punish the sitting president's party.

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How Might Trump Or Clinton Pick A Running Mate? Here's What The Data Say

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

There's little evidence that vice presidential picks help candidates at the top of the ticket win a state. What nominees try to aim for often is balance.

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The Trump-Clinton Gender Gap Could Be The Largest In More Than 60 Years

Thursday, May 26, 2016

If recent skirmishes between the two candidates are any signal, gender will factor heavily into their attacks — and that could potentially widen the gap even more.

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General Election Polls Show Tightening Race Between Trump, Clinton

Monday, May 23, 2016

Polling shows a tightening race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in head-to-head matchups. Bernie Sanders shows more strength against Trump in such polls, but there are important caveats.

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Why You Should Take A Deep Breath Before Reading The Latest Trump-Clinton Polls

Monday, May 23, 2016

It's hyperventilate-over-polls season. Here's some perspective to calm you down.

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CHARTS: Sanders Has Spent The Most On Ads, But Trump Has Spent Best

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Sanders has outspent the other candidates on TV ads. But Trump has spent best, in the sense that he has barely had to spend to win voters over.

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