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Only Billionaires For President Forever & Why Not? With Richard Epstein

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Billionaires For President."

Analysis and Commentary

Is Gavin Newsom On A Fast Track To A 2020 Bid?

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Friday, November 23, 2018

In news from last week not related to White House intrigue or California wildfires: Richard Ojeda is running for president. In case you missed it, Ojeda is a West Virginia Democrat and 2018 congressional candidate best known for a military-issue buzz cut (he is a former U.S. Army paratrooper) and the media sobriquet “JFK with tattoos and a bench press.”

In the News

From Being 'Complicit In Harms' To 'Really Counts,' Students Weigh In On The Meaning Of A Vote

mentioning Casey B. Mulliganvia Duke Chronicle
Monday, November 19, 2018

The midterm elections came and went, sparking conversations across the country and Duke's campus about voting.

The Classicist with Victor Davis Hanson:
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The Classicist: The Things That Divide Us

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Monday, November 19, 2018
Examining the sources of America’s deep political chasm.

Lanhee Chen On Health Reform: From The Midterms To 2020

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Health Affairs
Friday, November 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the role health care played in the 2018 midterm elections and what that means for the 2020 presidential election.

In the News

Maine’s Pioneering Ranked-Choice Election Likely To Catch On Nationally

quoting Larry Diamondvia Central Maine
Sunday, November 18, 2018

Maine made history Thursday when it became the first state to elect a representative to Congress using a ranked-choice voting instant runoff. National election experts say the fact that the process went off without any technical hitches will give proponents of this type of electoral reform substantial traction in efforts to introduce the system in other states.

In the News

'Stunning': After Court Rejects GOP Lawsuit, Democrat Wins As Maine Becomes First State To Use Ranked-Choice Voting In National Race

quoting Larry Diamondvia Common Dreams
Thursday, November 15, 2018

Maine's 2nd congressional district made history Thursday afternoon as it named Jared Golden the winner of his race for incumbent Rep. Bruce Poliquin's (R-Maine) seat, after the state used ranked-choice voting for the first time in a national race to determine the winner.

PoliticsAnalysis and Commentary

Lies, Damn Lies, And Statistics—And California’s “Red Ceiling”

by Bill Whalenvia California on Your Mind
Thursday, November 15, 2018

For all the talk of a “blue wave” and a “red wall” colliding in this election, let’s talk about the “red ceiling” in the nation’s biggest (and pretty much bluest) state.

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Lanhee Chen On Armstrong And Getty

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Armstrong and Getty
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the midterm election results.

In the News

A Thoroughly Average Midterm

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia National Review
Saturday, November 10, 2018

Tuesday’s elections went about as historical precedent suggested they would. Reading much into them beyond that is a fool’s errand.