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Senate Seat Races That Could Impact Science

In these final days before the 2016 election keep an eye on Maryland, New Hampshire and Missouri, where contested seats may have ramifications for science in the U.S.This video was reproduced with permission and was first published on October 29, 2016. It is a Nature Video production.

October 31, 2016 — Nature Video

Science in a Republican Senate: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Republican Party is widely predicted to win control of the Senate as a result of today's midterm elections. In broadstrokes, that outcome portends a green light for the Keystone XL Pipeline, a blow to the Affordable Care Act and a push for corporate tax reform.

November 4, 2014 — Joshua A. Krisch

When It Comes To How We Vote on Energy Issues, Age Matters

A new poll from The University of Texas at Austin reveals markedly different perspectives on energy issues based on the age of voters, a finding that could help determine the outcome of next week's elections.

October 28, 2014 — Sheril Kirshenbaum

How Would Fish Vote in the 2012 Election?

This week’s look at the ScienceDebate answers provided by Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama focuses on their replies to a question about the health of our oceans and coastlines.

September 28, 2012 — Christine Gorman

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