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Steven Taylor, associate professor of government, spoke to the Los Angeles Times on July 24 about President Obama's trip to Kenya, another sign of his burgeoning confidence in the final quarter of his presidency.

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.

Robert Tobias, distinguished practitioner in residence, appeared on Federal News Radio on July 20 to discuss the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey and the gap in engagement and commitment scores.

Betsy Fischer Martin, executive in residence, spoke to Senator Ted Cruz on her latest episode of the podcast "Trail Talk" on July 17. Martin and co-host Tammy Haddad spoke with Cruz about his presidential campaign and new book.

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