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A screenshot from the Institute of Politics recording of Former Attorney General Bill Barr.

Bill Barr Discusses Free Expression, Political Division, and Democracy at IOP Event

By Stuti Shelat / November 15, 2023

Former Attorney General Bill Barr spoke about free expression, his tenure as attorney general under the Trump administration, and the January 6 attack on the Capitol, during an Institute of Politics (IOP)...

Christopher Weissberg spoke at the Institute of Politics (IOP) on May 15.

French Politician Christopher Weissberg Discusses European Affairs Following Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine at IOP Speaker Series Event

By Jenna Moor / May 22, 2023

The student-led International Policy Program hosted French député (member of the National Assembly) Christopher Weissberg for a conversation centered around current international sanctions placed on...

A stack of issues of The Maroon.

The Maroon’s Biggest Stories of the 2022–23 Academic Year

By Peter Maheras / May 18, 2023
These are the eight Maroon stories that shaped the Class of 2023’s final year at UChicago.
Former Congressman Beto ORourke was born and raised in El Paso, Texas.

IOP Fellow Profile: Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke

By Nicole Roesler / May 13, 2023
O’Rourke emphasizes the importance of increasing voter participation and points to how Texas plays an instrumental role in this challenge.
Adrian Perkins is the former Democratic Mayor of Shreveport, Louisiana.

IOP Fellow Profile: Former Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins

By Nicole Roesler / April 30, 2023
Adrian Perkins reflects on his military service and mayoral tenure, emphasizes conciliatory leadership in a polarized political climate
Matthew Yglesias is an Institute of Politics Pritzker fellow for the winter and spring quarters.

IOP Fellow Profile: Political Columnist Matthew Yglesias

By Nicole Roesler / April 25, 2023
Matthew Yglesias discusses his path to becoming a political journalist and emphasizes the importance of taking risks and adapting to emerging opportunities.
Robin Rue Simmons is the Former Democratic 5th Ward Alderman of Evanston, IL.

IOP Fellow Profile: Former Evanston Alderman Robin Rue Simmons

By Nicole Roesler / April 21, 2023

For the second installment of a multi-part series profiling each of the Institute of Politics’s (IOP) Pritzker Fellows for the winter and spring quarters, The Maroon spoke with Robin Rue Simmons, the...

IOP Panelists discuss the intersection of fashion and politics.

Panelists Discuss Role of Fashion in Politics at IOP Event

By Casey Kim / April 11, 2023

Former U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL), Chicago-based fashion designer Maria Pinto, and Emmy-winning costume designer Tom Broecker discussed the evolution and role of fashion in politics at an...

Former Vice President Mike Pence answers a question from a student.

Mike Pence Discusses Controversial Issues, Eyes 2024 Presidential Run at IOP Event

By Eric Fang / January 10, 2023
Pence reiterates support for the Second Amendment, his opposition to abortion, and his criticism of the January 6 insurrection.
Liz Cheney, wearing a blue pantsuit, sits on a gray accent chair and gestures at the camera while Katherine Baicker, sitting profile to the camera, looks at her. A coffee table separates the pair.

“Victory for Team Normal”: Rep. Liz Cheney Expresses Post-Midterm Optimism at IOP Event

By Eric Fang / December 1, 2022
Rep. Liz Cheney discussed midterm results, the dangers facing peaceful transfers of power, and the January 6 attack.
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