Adults with health problems, disabilities are less likely to vote but could swing elections

Adults with health problems are less likely to vote during elections — and racial minorities, seniors and voters with physical and intellectual disabilities are most likely to have health problems, finds a recent analysis of 40 academic papers published during the past three decades. The study, published in the journal Public Health Reviews, also reveals […]

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Study: Trump’s support for police served as ‘dog whistle’ to voters with racial resentment

A new study reveals that voicing support for police can be a “dog whistle” politicians use to appeal to voters threatened by challenges to America’s racial status quo. Donald Trump’s expressions of support for police, researchers find, served as coded language that mobilized voters who were anxious about the social and economic status of white […]

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