Political Fever

Political researchers and analysts are ramping up for the frenetic activity leading up to the presidential election. Barbara Norrander, a professor in the School of Government and Public Policy, is quoted in this story on the rich history of the public's "summer flings" with new presidential candidates. Anna Ochoa O'Leary, the head of the Department of Mexican American Studies, wrote an op-ed titled "Trump's Immigrant-Bashing Omits That Business Owners Like Him Are to Blame." And Carolyn Lukensmeyer, the director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, has been speaking and writing blogs about the importance of civility in this heated political environment. More and More

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08/21/2015 - 9:42am