Politics (national)

Presidential Politics and the Student Vote

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Obama, Giuliani have support of 18-24 year olds, who also like idea of a major third-party candidate, twice-yearly survey from Harvard's Institute of Politics shows.

What They Saw in Arkansas

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16 years after Bill Clinton, another "education governor" seeks the presidency. A look at the Huckabee record on higher ed.

Standoff Near the Border

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Texas-Brownsville refuses to let federal government prepare to build a fence that would separate parts of its campus.

A University President Backs McCain

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Public higher ed leaders rarely endorse, especially in primaries, so decision by U. of Florida chief surprises many. But he's not alone in aligning early.

Professors for ... Hoover?

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As scholarly groups line up behind presidential candidates in 2008, law journal shows that the academic punditocracy has been around for generations.

Nobama?

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One university won't open its doors. Another declines to show a documentary. It isn't personal, but fears over IRS rules and perceived bias are at the heart of recent Obama snubs.

Law Schools Fight Proposed Limit on Judges' Travel

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The "good government" movement in Washington has taken aim at fat-cat lobbyists, free spending campaign donors, and earmark producing lawmakers. Its latest target: judge-inviting law schools?

Does Clinton Have Copyright Problem?

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University of Richmond holds the trademark on "Solutions for America," the name for many of her campaign events.

At One University, Clashing Endorsements

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The Daily Pennsylvanian does something unusual for a college paper: It endorses Clinton. Meanwhile, Philly-area student leaders sign a joint letter supporting Obama.

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Complaints

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Exhibit of photographs on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at Stanford U. elicited gripes over its location in the student union as well as its controversial captions.

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