Tagged with #draintheswamp

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

The Issue with Draining the Swamp

By Zachary Blevins Build the wall. Lock her up. Make America Great Again. These phrases are hallmark of President-elect Trump’s election. With so much frenzy around the Trump campaign, these phrases, in my opinion, didn’t receive the complete analysis they deserved. So, I’d like to break one of these down: Drain the Swamp Washington DC … Continue reading

Draining the Swamp

Draining the Swamp

By Logan Kentner One of Donald Trump’s key phrases that he coined during his campaign was “drain the swamp.”  Although there are several different parts, one of the main issues in the so- called swamp is the lobby.  Lobbyists have continued to face more and more scrutiny from the public and, consequently, from candidates seeking … Continue reading

Election Postmortem and a Side on Jazz Apples

By Jack Feldman At The Washington Center, academic sessions are now in full swing. Today was a look at the election. At why what happened, happened. This postmortem discussion was held in the form of a panel with a Q&A afterward. The panelists were: Ruy Teixiera, Research Fellow, The Century Foundation,  John Hudak, Deputy Director – Center for … 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