One of the most influential figures in the American conservative movement over the last 40 years, Grover Norquist spoke Feb. 7 at Duke about conservatism, issue advocacy, and his longstanding role in politics.
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Different Perspectives, Similar Messages on Gun Violence and Regulation
After the 2018 mass shooting in his Pittsburgh neighborhood of Squirrel Hill at the Tree of Life synagogue, where his parents were married and his closest friends regularly attended services, junior David Frisch began planning a campus panel discussion on how to reduce gun violence.
So You Want to Work on a Presidential Campaign. Here’s What It’s Like.
What is it like to work on a presidential campaign? About 40 Duke students gathered Jan. 17 to hear stories from the campaigning front lines from experienced students and staff.
Looking for a Way Forward on Redistricting Reform
More than 300 national experts and advocates for redistricting and gerrymandering reform gathered at Duke’s Penn Pavilion Jan. 25-26 to move forward toward a bipartisan consensus on redistricting.
Rand Paul on How Libertarian Philosophy Can Connect Divided Partisans
What should we expect from Congress between January and the presidential election in 2020, now that Democrats have won back the House? Not much, according to one U.S. senator.
Election 2018: The Surprise Was There Were Few Surprises
When the simple question – Do you plan to vote? – resulted in an F-bomb hurled his way, Gunther Peck took the high road. He inquired why the person was so angry. “I want you to vote,” he told the hurler.
A DC Insider on How Bipartisanship Can Bring Lasting and Sustainable Change
By Hannah Miao ’21, POLIS What do typewriters, the Peace Corps, and former US Senator Jay Rockefeller have in common? …
What Would the Six Constitutional Amendments on the NC Ballot Do?
Political observers call it a “blue moon election.” Once every 12 years, North Carolinians go to the ballot box …
SOLD OUT: Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to Speak on 11/9
We are now at capacity for this event. Thank you for your interest. Duke University’s student organization “Young Americans for …
Brazilians Comment on a Strange Presidential Election
Global Perspective series has foreign students provide insight into their country’s news-making events.