Newsroom University of Denver (Politics)
2017
May
31,
2017
Seth Masket is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Masket's areas of research and expertise focuses on American political parties at the local, state and national level. Ma...
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February
10,
2017
Joshua Wilson is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Denver. He is the author of The New States of Abortion Politics and The Street Politics of Abortion: Speech, Violence, and America's Culture Wars. Wil...
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February
08,
2017
“There is nothing more powerful than when people come together and make change in their communities.” That’s exactly what drives University of Denver alumna Crisanta Duran (BA ’02, Public Affairs and Spanish). The 36-year-old ran for office when s...
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2016
November
11,
2016
The initial reaction to the Donald Trump victory on Wall Street was clearly negative: The DOW futures plunged nearly 800 points late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The drop was not all that surprising, but what happened next was: Two consecutive days o...
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November
10,
2016
When it comes to the Supreme Court, Republican strategy seems to have paid off. By refusing to act on President Obama’s nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to the court, by insisting the choice belong to the next president, they have assured that ...
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November
10,
2016
Few polls predicted that Donald Trump would become the next president of the United States. But as votes started coming in, the exit polls painted a pretty clear picture of what happened: Male voters swung heavily in Trump’s favor; evangelicals, ...
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November
07,
2016
“The chaos and craziness that we are seeing in politics did not just happen all by itself. It happened in part because a lot of well-meaning people misunderstood how politics works.” That’s the idea Jonathan Rauch advances in his recent think piec...
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November
03,
2016
With less than a week remaining in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Colorado. The Crossley Center for Public Opinion Research in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies released the new poll numbers on W...
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October
19,
2016
The final presidential debate is tonight, and the election is less than three weeks away. In the meantime, University of Denver faculty, staff and students are capitalizing on the national and local issues with a variety of events and educational opp...
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August
15,
2016
Americans already are experiencing one of the wildest presidential elections, and it’s not likely to change over the next 30 days. Third-party candidates are gaining momentum, a trend that will need to continue if they hope to qualify for the pre...
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June
07,
2016
History appears to have been made as the Democratic Party now seems to have its nominee for president. According to a survey by The Associated Press, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton has secured enough superdelegates to clinch the nomination. ...
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