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In the News

How To Prevent The Next Election Disaster

quoting Jack Goldsmithvia Politico
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The 2020 presidential contest has already begun, with several Democratic candidates declaring their intention to challenge Donald Trump for the Oval Office and more on the way.


Jonathan Rodden On EdgeFoundationInc

interview with Jonathan Roddenvia EdgeFoundationInc
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Jonathan Rodden discusses voting, districts, and how voting districts can determine who gets represented and whose policies shape the laws.


Bill Whalen: LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's Presidential Candidacy Weighed Down By The Los Angeles Homeless Problem And Now The Teachers’s Strike.

interview with Bill Whalenvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses how Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's presidential candidacy is weighed down by the Los Angeles homeless problem and now the teachers’s strike.

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Area 45: The Lowdown On The Shutdown With David Brady

interview with David Bradyvia Area 45
Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Has the Shutdown which is based on funding for the border wall hurt or helped President Trump’s popularity?

In the News

Gavin Newsom Takes Center Stage

quoting Bill Whalenvia Capitol Weekly
Monday, January 7, 2019

Gavin Newsom, the former San Francisco mayor who roiled Democrats across the country when he issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was sworn in Monday as California’s 40th governor. He succeeds the unprecedented, largely successful tenure of four-time governor and fellow Democrat Jerry Brown, who moseyed on back to his 2,500-acre ranch in Colusa.

Analysis and Commentary

Something Different In 2020: A Same-State Presidential Ticket

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Thursday, December 20, 2018

In the second half of 2018, the most compelling political battle in Washington, D.C., didn’t play out in the White House or Capitol Hill. Instead, the real action was uptown at the National Zoo, where the naked mole-rat colony was in the process of choosing its queen. Why is it good to be the queen, you might ask?

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Area 45: What Political Scientists Learned In 2018

interview with David Brady, Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Thursday, December 20, 2018

What did the 2018 midterm elections tell us about American politics, the health of the Trump presidency, and what to look for in the new year?

IntroductionEurekaAnalysis and Commentary

The Curtain Rises On The Newsom Administration

by Bill Whalenvia Eureka
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

The new year in Sacramento didn’t start with a bang, but it definitely produced more than a whimper of change.

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Reasonable Disagreements: From Marshall To Mueller

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Thursday, December 13, 2018

America’s Constitution and its greatest chief justice, John Marshall.