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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

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What is President Trump Doing to Obama-Era Policy?

A recent American University School of Public Affairs’ Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies event highlighted the many changes in executive norms and federal regulations having an impact across the country.
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Comey with students

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James Comey, Former FBI Director, Visits School of Public Affairs to Speak With MPA Students

Former Director of the FBI, James Comey recently visited a class of first-year American University School of Public Affairs MPA graduate students to talk about ethical leadership.
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Members of Congress Emphasize Bipartisanship at SPA Event

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Members of Congress Emphasize Bipartisanship at SPA Event

Three U.S. Congressional Representatives shared their thoughts recently on the polarization of American politics and efforts to foster bipartisanship, at an event organized with the AU School of Public Affairs.
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Former EPA Director Gina McCarthy Visits the School of Public Affairs

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Former EPA Director Gina McCarthy Visits the School of Public Affairs

Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, visited with American University School of Public Affairs students, faculty, and the community to talk about environmental policy.
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President Trump's relationship with Congress during his first year was the focus of a recent panel discussion hosted by SPA’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.

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President Trump’s Relationship with Congress in the First Year

Just how is President Trump getting along with Congress during his first year in office? This was the focus of a recent panel discussion hosted by SPA’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.
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People protest DACA in New York City.

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Ask the Expert: Professor Ernesto Castañeda Discusses the Latest on DACA

We asked Professor Castañeda to weigh in on DACA: what does it mean, what might happen next, and what he wishes would happen in terms of immigration reform.
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SPA Executive in Residence, Betsy Fischer Martin interviews authors Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen about their new book, Shattered.

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Authors of Best-Selling Book “Shattered” Visit SPA to Talk About Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign

Journalists Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen give some compelling explanations in their recent best-selling book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign.
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Woman holds up sign demanding change

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The Trump Effect: Does Increased Political Activism Mean More Women Will Run for Office?

The Trump Effect: Does Increased Political Activism Mean More Women Will Run for Office? New survey finds little effect on women’s interest in running for office
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FDR at fireside chat

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AU Historians Weigh in on the First 100 Days, Past and Present

As President Donald J. Trump hits the hundred-day mark, we asked historians in the College of Arts and Sciences to weigh in on what they believe past presidents actually accomplished (or didn’t accomplish) during this period.
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14th and U Street

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New Book Offers Unique Perspective on Gentrification in Nation’s Capital

New Book Offers Unique Perspective on Gentrification in Nation’s Capital
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