Allan Lichtman

American University; author of “The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present"

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Professor of History at American University in Washington, DC and author. His new book is titled “The Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present”.



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Voting may be the lynchpin of democracy, but it’s not a right guaranteed by the Constitution.

Voter Suppression and November’s Elections

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American University historian Allan Lichtman has been dubbed the “prediction professor.”

Historian outlines eight ways President Trump can be impeached

American University historian Allan Lichtman has been dubbed the “prediction professor.”

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Party conventions used to nominate presidential candidates. Now that's all done in advance.  Next week's  Republican Party convention  plans to break with tradition.

Political Party Conventions: What Are They For?

Party conventions used to nominate presidential candidates. Now that's all done in advance.  Next week's Republican Party convention plans to break with tradition.

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