Top scholars from around the United States examined political polarization from a variety of perspectives at a recent conference on "American Gridlock: Causes, Characteristics and Consequences of Polarization."
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Professors Jim Thurber and Jennifer Lawless examined political polarization during a recent conference on "American Gridlock: Causes, Characteristics and Consequences of Polarization."
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April 4, 2014
Participants include former White House counsel Robert Bauer, who will discuss the success and failures of the Obama administration in implementing reform.
March 5, 2014
The SPA community sought to better understand the recent 16-day government shutdown in a number of ways, from watching the Senate debates in person, hosting experts to debate the issues, and helping drive the conversation in the media.
October 17, 2013
New SPA research project outlines how upheaval at the local level is dramatically changing the U.S. Rapid changes in technology and economics are redefining the social, political, and cultural fault lines of the nation.
September 16, 2013