Dan Schnur

Dan Schnur

USC Unruh Institute of Politics / Dornsife LA Times Poll

Guest/Host

Dan Schnur is an adjunct professor and former executive director of the Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics, at the University of Southern California, where he is the founding director of the Dornsife/LA Times Poll. A former Republican political strategist and visiting lecturer in Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, he also served as chairman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission and as director of communications for John McCain's 2000 presidential campaign.

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