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Patrick Griffin, academic director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies spoke to the Washington Post on June 29 regarding the recent motion to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House and its implications.

Steven Taylor, associate professor of government, spoke to the Los Angeles Times on July 28 about President Obama's recent trip to Africa to meet with a number of African heads of state.

David Lublin, professor of government, was quoted in an article for KUTV on July 24 that looked at a new poll indicating Hillary Clinton may face difficulties in key swing states as her presidential bid continues.

Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, appeared on WAMU's "The Kojo Nnamdi Show" on July 23 to discuss ongoing gentrification problems in the D.C.-area, and focused on mitigating the problem of "micro-segregation".

Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities Project, spoke to U.S. News & World Report on July 20 about Donald Trump's rhetoric in the 2016 presidential race.

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SPA Associate Dean Jessica Waters, left, and Ph.D. Student Leandra Carrasco, right In his speech at AU, President Obama will focus on the recent nuclear agreement with Iran.
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