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Building Blocks of Democracy: Now in Your Web Browser

Building Blocks of Democracy: Now in Your Web Browser

The Constitute Project, developed by government professor Zachary Elkins, brings constitutions from all over the world into one handy, online resource.

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Are Americans Losing Interest in Energy?

Are Americans Losing Interest in Energy?

According to the latest University of Texas Energy Poll, Americans read about energy less often and worry less about saving it at home than two years ago. See more results. [Video]

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Cultivating Statehood

Cultivating Statehood

Constitute, a new website by government scholar Zachary Elkins with a grant from Google Ideas, puts the world’s constitutions online as a resource for citizens. [Video]

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Business, Higher Education, Civil Rights Groups Support University in Supreme Court Case

Business, Higher Education, Civil Rights Groups Support University in Supreme Court Case

Amicus briefs have been filed with the United States Supreme Court in support of The University of Texas at Austin’s holistic admissions process.

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President Powers on Fisher Case Brief

President Powers on Fisher Case Brief

AUSTIN, Texas — August 6, 2012, the University of Texas at Austin filed its brief to the United States Supreme Court as respondent in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin. The plaintiff in the case claims that she was denied undergraduate admission to the university in 2008 because she is white. …

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Do business ethics scandals affect political campaigns?

Do business ethics scandals affect political campaigns?

In this Elections 2012 analysis, McCombs School of Business Professor Robert Prentice discusses the impact of business scandals on presidential election strategy.

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Anxiety in political advertising

Anxiety in political advertising

In this latest analysis, Assistant Professor of Government Bethany Albertson explains how candidates tap into voters’ emotions in political ads.

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The voting trends of women

The voting trends of women

In our latest Elections 2012 video, Government scholar Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto discusses the issues women are mobilizing around.

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On religion and politics

On religion and politics

Religious Studies Professor Tom Tweed discusses religion’s role in politics and its impact on this year’s election season outcomes.

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Meet a Game Changer: Jeremi Suri

Meet a Game Changer: Jeremi Suri

On March 28 at the Game Changers live taping, the global affairs expert will examine U.S. history and how it should empower citizens to reinvent American greatness again.

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Marketing emotion and micro-targeting through political ads

Marketing emotion and micro-targeting through political ads

As part of our Elections 2012 coverage, visiting scholar Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto reveals what the future holds for political ad campaigns this season.

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Can Romney reach the real South?

Can Romney reach the real South?

In our latest Elections 2012 video, Professor Paul Stekler discusses the results of Super Tuesday and what they mean for the November election.

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Poll shows Rick Santorum is favored in Texas

Poll shows Rick Santorum is favored in Texas

Texas Politics Project Director James Henson discusses the results of the February 2012 University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll.

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Surprises in the election campaign cycle so far

Surprises in the election campaign cycle so far

In this video, Professor Bruce Buchanan discusses what’s unusual about the Republican primaries, negative ads and the economy’s effect on President Barack Obama in the polls.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

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