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“When it came to the titular question, “Who created Trump?,” Bruni simply quipped: “His parents.”
Ben Rhodes discusses his career and the Obama administration’s foreign policy.
The annual $1000 grant will be directed towards a summer reporting project.
“But the case we are making is that we are really at a tipping point right now. That the cancer is a stage four cancer.”
“I’m a very tough guy…I take on everybody. ”
“I can run this race without any political person supporting me. The public is who
I’m accountable to.”
“The newest part about the fellows program [this quarter] is the emphasis on the race to the White House, and that’s reflected in [the] four Democratic and Republican strategists.”
Wilson is tied for second place behind current mayor Rahm Emanuel.
“Whether or not the U.S. should lift the embargo was the main point of contention in the discussion.”
De Villepin on ISIS: “We should have a regional coalition with the support of the Western countries.”
“All the governments involved will be able to justify some additional extensions to try to come to an agreement,” Samore said.
The FEC vice chair discussed the declining trust Americans have in their government and the corrupting power of dark money.
The senator talked about the dangers of self-funded candidates and his work on student debt and immigration.
The Republican senator from Kentucky and possible 2016 presidential nominee attacked perceived government overreach during the wide-ranging discussion.
Former Washington Post columnist Bob Levey blamed Watergate for many of the problems with modern journalism.
Former deputy mayor of New York City Howard Wolfson (A.B. ’89), and political blogger and columnist Ana Marie Cox (A.B. ’94) are two of the six fellows.
The Institute of Politics is bringing politicians from across the world to campus winter quarter.
Campus conservatives weigh in on social stigmas, the Institute of Politics, and speaking out as College Republicans.
Jon Huntsman shares his experiences from his time as a former presidential candidate to his guest-spot on The Colbert Report.
California Governor Jerry Brown reflected on his winding career path at the Institute of Politics on Friday.
President Obama’s former Senior Advisor talks about privacy in politics, how his college classes informed his career, and his old boss.
A career trek sponsored by the Institute of Politics brought students together with state lawmakers.
An Obama campaign strategist and U of C alum discussed why he knew Obama would win and the future of the Institute of Politics.
The number of students who applied to the U of C through an early, but non-binding, decision, increased by nearly 20 percent this year.
Democrats in the Land of Lincoln have a supermajority in both houses, a historical first for Illinois.
In its first event of the year, the newly-created Institute of Politics hosted a student debate, followed by the televised presidential debate, with an introduction by Newton Minow.
After election season, Institute of Politics should broaden focus to include local and global politics.
In its second large event on Tuesday, panelists discussed the economy, the role of minority voters, and the prospects for each candidate.
The IOP, which will officially open in January, has chosen a director to work with Executive Director David Axelrod.
The new Institute, scheduled to take full force in January, will hold a panel later this month about the presidential election.
Five of the country’s most influential political minds weighed in on the 2012 election Thursday afternoon.
The Democratic strategist will leave the Beltway for the Midway.
New Institute of Politics provides welcome public service opportunities but should avoid partisanship.