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Department March Madness Bracket Challenge
Mar 18, 12:00pm: TBA
Join the Department's annual March Madness Bracket Challenge by picking your bracket and comparing your picks to that of your colleagues and faculty in the department.
Apr 17, 12:00am: TBA
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Feb 17, 2014 - In his State of the Union, President Obama said that if Congress did not act, he would use his pen and phone and act. Last Monday, the Obama Administration acted by delaying the health care mandate on employers.
Jan 13, 2014 - President Obama had a horrible 2013 as his legislative agenda stalled, scandal (via the IRS and NSA) rocked his administration, and the rollout of Obamacare was a disaster.
Yet, the Republican Party has not benefitted. Gallup finds public approval of the GOP at 32 percent which is 10 percent lower than Democrats. One of the primary reasons the GOP has not gained from Obama’s woes is that it spent most of the past year on what it opposes (gun control, immigration reform, food s...read more
Anderson Defends Marriage As Between One Man and One Woman
Feb 14, 2014 - Last night, Ryan Anderson spoke to a full room in the Grant Center on the topic of “What Is Marriage?” Anderson is the William Simon Fellow at the Heritage Foundation and editor of Public Discourse, an on-line journal on ethics and public policy. He is also the author of What is Marriage? Man and Woman: A Defense, with Sherif Girgis and Robert George.
Evans Presents Paper on Partisan Waves and Congressional Retirement
Jan 26, 2014 - Do you ever notice that when a Congressman or Senator announces their retirement that they always tend to say that they want to spend time with family or begin a new chapter in their life? Well many times, they do this because they fear they may lose their race for reelection. Just recently, Scott Matheson (D-UT) and Mike McIntyre (D-NC)announced their retirements with that justification. Yet, they both represent districts that Mitt Romney won by double digits and the president and his health care package are very unpopular which, more lik...read more