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After news first broke about the revelations in Bob Woodward's new book, "Rage," President Trump's numbers dipped slightly but quickly recovered.

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Why Trump's lies aren't the sort this democracy usually tolerates

Sarat is associate provost, associate dean of the faculty and a professor of jurisprudence and political science at Amherst College.

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Microphones were set up outside the Supreme Court on Monday, when the justices ruled unanimously that states may punish "faithless electors."

Faithless electors decision does little to address democracy's ills

Sarat is a professor of jurisprudence and political science at Amherst College.

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Balance of Power
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President Trump "has played politics with religion in a way that damages America's democratic norms and practices," writes Amherst College professor Austin Sarat.

How Trump is using religion to undermine our democracy

Sarat is a professor of jurisprudence and political science at Amherst College.
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