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Study: Commuting Adversely Affects Political Engagement

NPR | Dec. 17, 2013 9:04 a.m.

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Steve Inskeep, Shankar Vedantam

Researchers think an increase in commuting may be partly to blame for widespread political disengagement among many Americans. As stressed-out commuters disengage, they leave the political arena to the most partisan voters.

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