How Closely Does Iowa Resemble the U.S.? An Interview With Dr. Hanmer Discussing the Upcoming Iowa Caucuses
As the nation's political attention turns toward primary elections, Professor Michael Hanmer and other experts like GVPT undergraduate alumn Dr. Andrew Reeves of Washington University in Saint Louis, answer questions from Wallethub.com about the Iowa caucuses and other interesting information related to the upcoming primary elections.
You can view Professor Hanmer's interview here.
The full story and interviews with multiple experts is also available here.
Professor Stella Rouse wrote a piece for NBC News Latino about the last Democratic debate before the Iowa caucuses.
The Democratic candidates sparred over how they would improve on healthcare, tackle rising inequality, grapple with climate change and address issues of race and law enforcement. The debate took place in historic Charleston, South Carolina. Did candidates make a good case to prospective Latino voters?
Paul Ryan to Continue the 'Hastert Rule'. Read Professor Frances Lee's Commentary in the New York Times Room for Debate Section.
Professor Frances Lee participated in this week's Room for Debate section of the New York Times.
The debate focused on the recent story that Representative Paul Ryan will continue to institute what's known as the "Hastert rule". The rule states that only bills with a majority of support by the Republican caucus will move forward in the House of Representatives.
Which Democratic Presidential Candidates do Maryland Voters Support? New poll by GVPT's CAPC and Washington PostHeading into the Democratic presidential debates, Maryland voters indicate low levels of support for former Gov.
The Department of Government and Politics is pleased to announce that the Alpha Zeta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, was selected as a recipient of a “Best Chapter Award” for the 2014-2015 academic year.
This award recognizes local chapters which are particularly active in their departments and exhibit high levels of energy and creativity in furthering the goals of the honor society.
Trump Touts Eisenhower's Immigration Policy. Dr. Stella Rouse Discusses this Policy's Controversial History with NBC News.
NBC news reports that Eisenhower's immigrant deportation policy, at the time, was commonly referred to as "Operation Wetback". The story states that "the 1950s program has been widely criticized for human rights abuses, among them shaving the heads of Mexicans so the Border Patrol could recognize them if they were trying to come back through the border or Attorney General Herbert Brownell's comments to "shoot" Mexicans on site if they attempted to cross the border.