Tom Schaller

Professor of Political Science, University of Maryland

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Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Maryland and contributor to the polling and political blog, FiveThirtyEight.com; author of Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win without the South

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With all that's happened during the past year, it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the  State of the Union .

A Grim Backdrop ahead of the State of the Union

With all that's happened during the past year, it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the State of the Union .

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With all that's happened during the past year, it's hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the  State of the Union .

A Grim Backdrop Ahead of the State of the Union

With all that's happened during the past year, it's hard to believe that Barack Obama has yet to deliver his first address on the State of the Union .

from To the Point

After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the  Wall Street rescue plan .

The Rescue Plan and Its Possible Consequences

After a weekend of political drama and late-night negotiations, Congress took up the latest version of the Wall Street rescue plan .

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A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

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The leader of the Juaneńo Band of Mission Indians follows in the footsteps of her ancestors by foraging for acorns in the Angeles National Forest.

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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

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The Native American activist’s attorney Kevin Sharp tells Robert Scheer why Peltier’s imprisonment is one of the worst miscarriages of justice this country has ever seen.

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