politics

Breaking barriers: Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

On Jan. 20, Kamala Harris will be sworn in as Vice President of the United States, making her the first woman, and the first Black and South Asian person, to hold this position. Here, Stanford scholars reflect on this historic milestone.

Sleuthing for misinformation about voting

Ahead of the 2020 election, Stanford students investigate the spread of mis- and disinformation online as part of their work with the Election Integrity Partnership.

Party sorting to blame for political stalemate

Political gridlock in contemporary U.S. politics can be explained by the increased sorting of the Democratic and Republican parties, says Stanford political scientist Morris Fiorina.

How much money do schools need?

Heather Hough, executive director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), talks about a closely watched measure to increase school funding.

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What elite donors want

Big-money donors, both Democrat and Republican, not only have more political influence than the average voter, they also have more extreme beliefs.