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Government & Politics ·

Up for Debate: Faculty Experts Predict Hot Topics for Democratic Presidential Debates

We asked some AU School of Public Affairs faculty experts what they think will play out during the early Democratic presidential primary debates.
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Dr. Jeffrey Crouch on CSPAN discussing presidential pardoning power with Robb Harleston in 2011.

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Meet one of the Nation’s Leading Experts on Presidential Pardoning

Dr. Jeffrey Crouch, an AU School of Professional & Extended Studies professor, believes that pardoning is far more than a political process - it’s also an ultimate expression of power.
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War Games Shed Light on Real-World Strategies

War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
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'Yes She Can' Book Authors Share Their Experience Working in the Obama White House

Six junior staffers who served in the Obama White House joined WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martin for a discussion on their new book, Yes She Can.
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America and the World Still Need the WTO to Keep Trade and the Global Economy Humming

A quarter-century ago, more than 100 nations agreed to engage in freer trade with one another and signed the declaration that established the World Trade Organization.
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New Report Highlights Urgent Funding Needed for Public Defense

SPA's Justice Programs Office Right to Counsel (R2C) National Campaign released a report that shows the American constitutional right to counsel is threatened.
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Yes She Can: Obama White House Aides Pen Book on Women’s Empowerment

Kogod alumna Vivian Graubard and SPA instructor Jenna Brayton contributed to the new book.
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Stacey Plaskett talks with Bob Cusack

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Leadership in Action: Bipartisanship and Criminal Justice Reform

The pathway to passage and implementation of the FIRST STEP Act was discussed at an event sponsored by the AU School of Public Affairs, the AU Kennedy Political Union, and The Hill news organization.
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Conference Highlights Need to Rethink Policy and Law to Address the Opioid Crisis

Leading experts from public policy, medicine, and law enforcement were among those who gathered on Feb. 22 to discuss new ways to address the opioid crisis at a conference hosted by the AU School of Public Affairs and the Washington College of Law.
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Doris Kearns Goodwin and Betsy Fischer Martin

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Bipartisan Conference Highlights Need to Work Together on Capitol Hill

Faculty from AU School of Public Affairs recently joined The Ripon Society at their annual Senior Staff Symposium on Leadership at Mount Vernon.
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