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Daniel Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, sat down with Real Clear Politics' Carl Cannon to discuss energy innovation and the American economy, and issues including energy regulation and partisan disagreements of the role of the EPA.

Howard McCurdy, professor of public administration and policy, spoke with Vox on November 19 about the space industry's reaction to Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash earlier this month.

William LeoGrande, professor of government, appeared on WAMU's "The Diane Rehm Show" on November 18 to debate the merits, consequences, and potential ending of the U.S. embargo on Cuba.

Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women & Politics Institute, talked to Real Clear Politics on November 14 about diversity problems and opportunities facing the Republican party.

James Thurber, director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, told Bloomberg News on November 12 that some Republicans taking charge of committees in Congress may work well with Democratic counterparts.

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Participation in competitive sports for girls could close political ambition gender gap Campus Life Vice President Gail Hanson accepts donation check from Masonic and Eastern Star Home Charities representatives.
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In SPA's Politics, Policy, and Law Scholars Program, undergraduates use Washington as a laboratory for experience and learning to earn their bachelor's degree in three years.

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Director of the American Communities Project Dante Chinni explores changes in the fault lines of the United States using a massive data library and a breakdown of communities to understand where the U.S. is going at the local level.

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