Director, American University's Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
Professor of Political Science at American University and Founding Director of its Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
Democrats postponed some of their most important business until after the mid-term elections. Now, they’re facing a lame-duck session with no appropriations bills passed and the Bush…
Nov. 16, 2010from Which Way, L.A.?
Democrats are still in the majority with hopes of completing unfinished business. Republicans want to wait until next year.
Nov. 16, 2010from To the Point
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
Even if it’s expedited.
Jun. 12from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The challenge of climate change can seem overwhelming--especially with the Trump administration dropping the ball. But cities have opportunities to make change.
Jul. 15from To the Point
Three senators, four current or former representatives, a mayor, a governor and a former Cabinet secretary all walk onto a stage ...
Jun. 26from News Stories
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Jul. 18from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Listeners sent in their questions on impeachment, the meaning of a key word in Robert Mueller’s report, and whether Paul Manafort will get his ostrich jacket back if he’s pardoned.
Jul. 3from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
President Trump got ready to attack Iran and then, at the last minute, called it off.
Jun. 21from Left, Right & Center
A United Nations expert finds the WikiLeaks founder has been subjected to psychological torture, and media around the globe played a part.
Jul. 12from Scheer Intelligence
Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke says people cannot afford to live near where they work right now, so the country needs more federal funding for affordable housing, but it should…
Jun. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand