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Expect the Unexpected

Expect the Unexpected

By Sarah Schroeder On Friday our group will attend the inauguration ceremonies of the 45th President of the United States. As you all know, this election season was very different from what we are used to. Unexpected candidates, unpredictable campaign events and debates, and a seemingly consistent stream of scandals and gaffes made for a campaign … Continue reading

What does DC think of its newest resident?

What does DC think of its newest resident?

By Isabelle Barrett Let me start this off by telling you that 93% of DC voters voted for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. That is a pretty high majority. Actually, Washington DC has never voted for a Republican presidential candidate. (Second only to my home state of MN, who has voted primarily Democratic … Continue reading

The gap between rhetoric and reality

By Annie Hayes During our morning academic session on Tuesday, we had the opportunity to hear from a panel of experts within the political science field who analyzed the outcome of the 2016 election. The panel included Ruy Teixiera, a fellow at The Century Foundation and American Progress, John Hudak, a fellow at The Brookings … Continue reading