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Ask anybody these days to name their state senator, their U.S. senator or member of Congress and chances are you’ll get a blank look more often than you’ll get a correct answer. On this edition of Up To Date, we discuss how to increase voter awareness and engagement.

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In today's political world, winning a campaign often involves vilifying an opponent— at any cost. On this edition of Up To Date, we preview The Village Square's upcoming forum, "The Politics of Personal Destruction."

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As the number of female elected officials has steadily increased, so has the interest in training women to follow in their footsteps.

Jason Noble, Des Moines Register

It’s easy to lose interest in political campaigns, but it’s the news media’s responsibility to make it interesting – and get it right.