Paulette Askinoff Discussion Group Overview
Nadeam Elshami: Why the Wall Won't Happen
Each week this semester we are digging in on a specific area of policy -- first reviewing how the Obama White House and outside organizations came together to promote reform, and then assessing results and lessons learned.
Mark C. Rom: A Fair Vote
The House and Senate negotiators will reach an agreement, without funding for “The Wall” and the government will not shutdown.
EJ Dionne: The White Evangelical Mystery Is Not a Mystery
On November 6, the citizens of Florida enacted Amendment 4, which automatically grants the right to vote to most convicted felons who have served their terms.
Suzanne Kianpour: Thoughts on Politics and Public Service
There is something we know for certain before a single vote is counted in Tuesday’s election: White evangelical Christians will be one of the strongest Republican voting blocs in the country.
—EJ Dionne and Amber Herrle
Josh Pitcock: Advice for Students
I graduated undergrad during the worst economic climate in the US since the Great Depression. I was told I’d never get a job in journalism.
Students who are interested in working in politics and public service should keep an open mind and be persistent and humble.