“Our recent research suggests that the psychological characteristics that draw voters to Trump may also make them open to his protectionism.”
The Washington Post
Students participating in the Duke in DC Program this spring intern for various government entities and, as such, gain a view of the inner workings of government. In a Campaign Stop blog, they write, “Despite long hours, low pay and arguably more attractive opportunities, we find, time and time again, that most policymakers and political actors genuinely care about improving the lives of Americans across this great country.”
“Republican Gov. Pat McCrory says he’ll support whoever gets the GOP nomination, but will he be there with Trump if he wins?” asks Pope “Mac” McCorkle, an associate professor of the practice in public policy at Duke and former Democratic consultant.
Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Central Time”
“Given the current ugly state of American politics, where bladder control, sexual potency and perspiration have become legitimate items of campaign discourse, our goal for Justin Trudeau's visit should be clear .. convince him to run for president,” suggests Stephen Kelly, a former American diplomat in Canada who now teaches at the Sanford School.
the Albany Times Union
New voter identification laws could make voting more difficult this year for students and others, says Gunther Peck. Peck is an associate professor of history and public policy.