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James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, was quoted in Bloomberg News on April 11 regarding the economic opportunities companies are taking in response to the Ukrainian crisis.

Julian Bond, professor of government, was interviewed by the Los Angeles Times on April 10 as President Obama and others celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library.

Jennifer Lawless, professor of government, spoke to CNN on April 8 about the need for pay parity across the federal government. More than 55 outlets republished the piece.

Steven Taylor, associate professor of government, spoke to Voice of America on April 8 about anti-gay laws in African countries and the severe repression that is inflicted upon the victims of those laws.

The New York Daily News wrote two articles, on April 4 and April 6 about the Janus Forum Debate between Gen. Michael Hayden and Barton Gellman, moderated by Alan Levine, director of the Political Theory Institute.

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