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Rabe weighs in on rapidly evolving climate issues

Mar 22, 2024
This week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rolled out final regulations that will accelerate the transition to more climate-friendly vehicles over the next decade. The EPA also continues to finalize plans for the electricity sector and...
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Ford school faculty available to weigh in on 2024 elections

Jan 28, 2024
The University of Michigan has published an experts guide to the 2024 elections. Ford School faculty are available to offer insights on relevant issues impacting the elections, including the following:  Economics Betsey Stevenson, professor of...
In the Media

Bednar on how Trump's abortion stance impacts his electoral chances

Nov 5, 2023 VG (Norway)
Jenna Bednar, VG (Norway): "As soon as a Republican politician takes a firm stance on abortion, he will probably upset one of these two important groups," Bednar explains to VG.  "The more ambiguous Trump can be, the better for his electoral...
In the Media

Hanson on the power of union voters in swing states

Sep 26, 2023 ABC News
"I think Democrats should be concerned about what is their message that's going to appeal to these voters," Hanson told ABC News. "They didn't do so well in responding to Trump's use of campaigning against trade agreements in 2016. That seemed to...
In the Media

Bednar on the GOP presidential race

Sep 21, 2023 Orlando Sentinel
Jenna Bednar, Orlando Sentinel: "Abortion is a hot potato for Republicans. Governors like DeSantis are in a tough spot, pinned to a position that is a loser on the national...
In the Media

Rabe on the effects of the Inflation Reduction Act in West Virginia

Sep 11, 2023 Newsweek
Barry Rabe, Newsweek: "I think the inflation Reduction Act and the bipartisan infrastructure legislation are really set up to potentially provide substantial benefits for West Virginia, as it begins to accelerate this transition away from fossil...
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Hanson on Kamala Harris's struggling poll numbers

Jul 25, 2023
A series of articles have highlighted Vice President Kamala Harris’s low polling numbers, “a daunting problem for a running mate as the 2024 presidential campaign gets under way.” FiveThirtyEight’s polling average showed Harris with a 52%...
In the Media

Bednar critiques Florida Republicans' approach to 2024 elections

Apr 14, 2023 Sentinel & Enterprise
Jenna Bednar, Sentinel & Enterprise: "We had moderate voters crossing over what would be stereotypical party-line votes to support positions that they believe are the right policy choice for themselves and for their families. I don’t understand what...
In the Media

Hanson discusses importance of Midwest in 2024 elections

Apr 13, 2023 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Jonathan Hanson, Sinclair: "It's critical for both parties. Wisconsin, I think is front-and-center and right close to that and Michigan and Pennsylvania. The Republicans really need to win at least one of those...
In the Media

Slotkin senate race will test her campaign style - Bednar

Feb 28, 2023 Detroit Free Press
Detroit Free Press: "Slotkin has a remarkable gift for connecting with people at a human scale. She's transparent and earns their trust," said Jenna Bednar, a professor of political science and public policy at the University of Michigan. "(But)...
In the Media

Hanson analyzes how classified documents could hurt Biden in 2024

Jan 19, 2023 Folha de Sao Paulo
Jonathan Hanson, Folha de Sao Paulo: "The case shames and removes an advantage that Biden had against Trump. Even if the magnitude of what we're talking about is substantially different, in the number of documents the former president had and the...
In the Media

Hanson lays out dynamics of Michigan 2024 Senate race

Jan 6, 2023 Up North Live
Jonathan Hanson, Up North Live: "For the upcoming Senate race to not have a longtime incumbent there, it opens up. I think it was already going to be competitive, but this could make it even more competitive still. We're gonna see probably both...
In the Media

Ivacko reflects on 2022, and what it means for future elections

Jan 5, 2023 Hour Detroit
Tom Ivacko, Hour Detroit: Tom Ivacko, executive director of the Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan, nailed it: “The 2022 election outcomes will be the hot topic — including what they mean for Trump and his hold...
In the Media

Bednar speculates about 2024 Michigan Senate seat

Jan 5, 2023 Newsweek
Jenna Bednar, Newsweek: "I think this is great news for both parties of Michigan. [Stabenow] opened her announcement by talking about how much talent is in the state. Oh my goodness does the Republican Party of Michigan need reorganization, as they...
In the Media

Bednar discusses national reaction to DeSantis strategy

Dec 16, 2022 South Florida Sun Sentinel
Jenna Bednar, South Florida Sun Sentinel: "I just don’t see that as the same kind of rallying cry in Michigan that he might be receiving in Florida. Nobody was really getting excited about that. We are not as COVID-obsessed as some other states,...
In the Media

Michigan's top 2024 primary contender - Hanson

Nov 18, 2022 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Jonathan Hanson, Sinclair Broadcast Group: "That would put Michigan front and center on not only in the candidates’ minds, but on the national news, and that just helps Michigan by drawing more attention to the concerns and needs we have in our...
In the Media

Hills promotes Michigan for early 2024 primary spot

Jun 20, 2022 The Detroit News
State political parties across the United States are vying to host early primary contests in the next presidential election cycle. Former Michigan Republican Party Chair, and Ford School lecturer, Rusty Hills, says Michigan should be a top...

Food for Thought: The Vital Role of Students in the Presidential Election

Jan 31, 2024, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EST
Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium (1120)
Our Food for Thought series is returning this Wednesday, January 31 from 11:30-12:50 in the Annenberg Auditorium. Our discussion topic will be “The Vital Role of Students in the Presidential Election,” and we will be joined by a panel that includes Abdul El-Sayed, Rusty Hills, Landon Myers, Erica Reilly, and Naomi Garcia. Food for thought attendance is limited to Ford School students, faculty, and staff. Pizza will be provided on a first-come first-serve basis.