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Derek Hyra, director of the Metropolitan Policy Center, spoke to The Washington Post on January 23 about Arlington's booming population of students, causing conflicts among housing services and parks.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, spoke to the Orlando Sun Sentinel on January 21 about Cuba “harboring scores of criminals wanted in the United States.”

Brad Bartholomew, professorial lecturer of justice, law, and criminology, was featured in a recent study on WalletHub examining American cities' best and worst return on investment on police spending.

James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional & Presidential Studies, spoke with the Associated Press for a pair of syndicated articles. The first article analyzed President Obama's active politics since the devastating defeat in November's elections; the second investigated the president's veto threats.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, spoke with Politico on January 21 about Political Parity's recent report indicating that women in the Republican party face a difficult path toward election in the primary process.


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