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Udow-Phillips: politics and medicine not a good mix

Jan 26, 2023 Politico
Marianne Udow-Phillips, Politico: "Politics has always been in medicine, no question, but the pandemic really exacerbated those issues. The profession is deeply examining the issue. There is tremendous worry. There is no question the profession is...
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Hall analyzes Michigan campaign funding

Jan 24, 2023 MLive
Richard Hall, MLive: "You go where the money is, right? The fact that a candidate might be raising a relatively small share of his campaign contributions from in-district means something different if he comes from a relatively low-income...
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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...
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Wolfers explains the debt ceiling

Jan 19, 2023 One News Page
Justin Wolfers, One News Page: "The person who raises your credit card limit is the credit card company. It's the lender. Speaker McCarthy is part of the government. The government is the borrower. The only choice the borrower makes, and we all face...
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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...
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Hills condemns lawsuits against energy producers

Jan 5, 2023
Outraged at lawsuits filed by states and municipalities alleging energy companies are responsible for weather-related damages, Rusty Hills, lecturer in public policy, took to the National Law Journal to argue against these frivolous...
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Bednar discusses who will replace Senator Stabenow

Jan 5, 2023 WSJM
Jenna Bednar, WSJM: "She opened that announcement by talking about the deep talent in the state in the Democratic party, and I think everybody is seeing that. There’s a number of people you could imagine throwing their hat in the...
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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...
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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...
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Goldenberg breaks down prolonged Speaker of the House vote

Jan 4, 2023 The Globe and Mail
Edie Goldenberg, The Globe and Mail: "The Republicans are just in a really difficult situation, because their margin is so small and this bloc is so determined. They want to be able to stymie things if things are not going their way. This is an...
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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,...
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Cavaillé talks voting, inequality with University of Cambridge

Dec 13, 2022
Charlotte Cavaillé, assistant professor of public policy, joined the University of Cambridge via podcast to discuss income and regional inequality, why policymakers should care, and what policy interventions work best to reduce them. "In order to...
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Fordies make their mark on the 2022 midterms

Dec 9, 2022
Ford School alumni and students played a key part in upholding democracy during the 2022 midterms—running for office, knocking on doors, and working at polling stations, up and down the ballot, across Michigan and around the country. Several...
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CLOSUP redistricting event featured in Detroit Free Press

Dec 5, 2022 Detroit Free Press
Detroit Free Press: "'I think Michigan is going to play a very important poster child role moving forward,' said Moon Duchin, a mathematician at Tufts University who helped Michigan's commission review mapping input during the redistricting...
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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...
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Bednar analyzes Michigan Democrats' agenda

Nov 17, 2022 Bridge Michigan
Jenna Bednar, Bridge Michigan: "Our governor's a very pragmatic leader, one who's going to carve out a positive forward-looking but centrist agenda. This isn’t a time for Democrats to say, ‘Oh, it's our turn, and we're going to move (toward) some...
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Rabe addresses impact of 2022 election on climate policy

Nov 17, 2022
Following the 2022 election, expert Barry Rabe analyzed what the results mean for the future of climate policy. With a Republican-controlled House, climate policy at the federal level could prove difficult to move forward. "I think you’ll see...
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Bednar on Trump's influence in 2022 election

Nov 16, 2022 The New York Times
Jenna Bednar, The New York Times: "(Trump’s allure) has faded in many states. Even before the election, we saw signs of voter exhaustion with all things Trump. Here in Michigan, in the final weeks of the campaign many Republican candidates...
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El-Sayed analyzes results of midterms

Nov 15, 2022 Detroit Metro Times
Abdul El-Sayed, Detroit Metro Times: "Democracy was decidedly on the ballot these midterms. Dozens of election deniers were running for seats involving elections administration. Several won, just not in communities where they can influence important...
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Chamberlin on impact of redistricting in 2022 election

Nov 14, 2022 Sinclair Broadcast Group
John Chamberlin, Sinclair Broadcast Group: "People weren’t used to really having a race. They went on a walk. In the past, when the Republicans [directed redistricting] – and if the Democrats would’ve done it, they would’ve done the same – is to,...
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Ostfeld analyzes views of Latino Republican voters

Nov 9, 2022 NBC News
Mara Ostfeld, NBC News: "Latino Republican voters appear more progressive than white Republican voters on key issues like abortion and climate change, according to NBC News exit polls. While they are like-minded on some issues, there are significant...
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Lantz discusses role of abortion in high voter turnout

Nov 8, 2022 Exame
Paula Lantz, Exame: "In the US, where there is a historic emphasis on freedom and the limits of government intrusion in freedom of religion and expression, it is difficult to defend that the State should interfere in a personal and individual...
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Hanson weighs in on competitive, newly-drawn districts

Nov 3, 2022 Michigan Advance
Jonathan Hanson, Michigan Advance: "There’s going to be a lot of competitive races in new districts. I find that lack of predictability very refreshing. … I’m just ready to see what...
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Ali discusses increase in political violence

Nov 1, 2022 PolitiFact
Javed Ali, PolitiFact: The hardest threats for law enforcement to thwart are those orchestrated by lone actors, like the man who went to Pelosi’s home. "Unless a person is under investigation and on law enforcement’s radar, how would you know they...
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Bednar breaks down Barrett-Slotkin race

Nov 1, 2022
In Michigan's seventh Congressional district, incumbent Elissa Slotkin is facing State Senator Tom Barrett. The race has quickly become one of the most expensive in the country, and is heavily influenced by the question of abortion access. Jenna...