Articles on 2016 US Presidential Election

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Protestants hold a Sunday service in the open air in Jakarta. Their efforts to erect their own church buildings have been blocked by hardline Muslim groups. Cherian George

The curious power of hate propaganda in open societies

Truth’s victory over hate propaganda is neither automatic nor preordained. It requires a commitment to equal rights and norms of tolerance.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and musician Demi Lovato. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

What Ted Nugent and Demi Lovato can do for Trump and Clinton

When a celebrity runs for president, do celebrity endorsements matter? A survey of likely voters shows how tricky it can be to mix celebrity and politics.
A voter at a polling station during the New York primary elections in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Religious feelings could sway the vote in 2016 election

How white Republicans and white Democrats feel about Muslims is influencing their candidate choice as well as willingness to vote in the 2016 election.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump sparred over the direction of the Supreme Court, immigration, the economy, and fitness to lead. Reuters

Clinton and Trump meet in final presidential debate: experts respond

The Conversation's experts respond to the third and final US presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Nevada will play host to the third and final presidential debate. Reuters/Rick Wilking

Race to the White House – opinion polls, Clinton’s campaign, and the third debate

Race to the White House - Episode #6. The Conversation88 MB (download)
This week's episode of Race to the White House looks at the history and importance of public opinion polls, as well as previewing the third and final presidential debate.

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