Alan Abramowitz

Emory University

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Professor of Political Science at Emory University

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Utah hasn't gone Democratic in 52 years, but Donald Trump may be turning it into a swing state. His campaign against Islam reminds Mormons of brutal persecution against their religion.

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Utah hasn't gone Democratic in 52 years, but Donald Trump may be turning it into a swing state. His campaign against Islam reminds Mormons of brutal persecution against their religion.

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"Women's rights now depend on their ZIP code," according to Planned Parenthood, as more states pass restrictions and outright bans on abortion.

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GOP presidential candidates faced a Tea Party crowd last night. Before the debate, CNN worked with Tea Party groups to recruit the audience and ask some of the questions.

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