Robin Kolodny

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    The 2022 Midterms: Up and down the ballot, Pennsylvania reflects national political splits

The 2022 Midterms: Up and down the ballot, Pennsylvania reflects national political splits

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In the 2022 midterms, the Keystone State appears poised, as ever, to play a bellwether role. Following primary contests in the state, Maxwell Serota and Robin Kolodny write that Pennsylvania’s US Senate, House and gubernatorial elections are likely to be highly contested – and incredibly important nationally – this November.

Looking ahead to elections across the US in 2022, […]

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    Spending by outside groups tends to support a political party’s goals, not push more extreme candidates

Spending by outside groups tends to support a political party’s goals, not push more extreme candidates

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Since 2010’s Citizen’s United Supreme Court decision, there has been increasing concern over the role of spending on elections from groups outside of the Republican and Democratic parties. There has been particular focus on outside spending on more extreme candidates, which could help to increase political polarization. In new research, Robin Kolodny and Diana Dwyre map the organizations […]

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