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Betsy Fischer Martin, executive in residence, was featured in an article in the Washington Post on April 15, which highlighted the increasing shift of powerful women in D.C. to editor positions at popular magazines.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, wrote an article for the Huffington Post on April 14 about how much freedom U.S. diplomats will have in Cuba as the two countries attempt to improve diplomatic relations.

Chris Edelson, assistant professor of government, wrote an op-ed for The Hill on April 14 arguing that the media's expansive coverage on presidential candidates places too much emphasis on the powers of the executive branch.

Dante Chinni, director of the American Communities Project, wrote an article for NBC News on April 12 detailing the differences in effective tax rates between states and how politics plays a role in these differences.

Jessica Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, wrote an op-ed for CNN on April 12 about the tendency for pundits to view Hillary Clinton's candidacy all about breaking the glass ceiling. Lawless responds that the election will hinge on traditional issues of partisanship and the economy.

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