U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA) practices what he preaches. On Thursday, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran sat down with Duke POLIS Director Fritz Mayer and nearly 200 members of the Duke community to discuss topics ranging from bipartisanship to guns. Throughout the event, Moulton brought it back to having the courage to serve.
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Pollster Neil Newhouse on the Data Underlying America’s Stark Political Divide
On January 30, Neil Newhouse, Republican pollster and Duke Alum (BA’74), spent half a day with Duke students to share perspectives on polling, contemporary politics, and Washington, DC careers. His visit was sponsored by POLIS: Duke’s Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service.
During a Day with Students, Journalist Michael Kruse Draws Connections Between Political Reporting and Citizenship
On January 29, Politico senior reporter Michael Kruse spent half a day on campus with Duke students to share insights on political reporting and our current state of politics. His visit was sponsored by POLIS: Duke’s Center for Political Leadership, Innovation, and Service and was cosponsored by the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy.
POLIS Training Workshop Gets Duke Women Ready to Run for Political Office
More than two dozen female Duke students gathered for three hours on Jan. 27 to participate in an annual on-campus …
Conversation with U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton February 22
Space is limited. Reserve a seat by clicking here. U.S. congressman and decorated Marine Corps veteran Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) will deliver …
Why the Working Class Seldom Holds Office
Have you ever thought about running for office, but felt daunted by the financial cost of getting elected? According to Sanford School assistant professor Nick Carnes, you wouldn’t be alone.
Breakfast and Politics with Fritz Mayer and Jay Pearson
Professor Jay Pearson was the guest speaker at this week’s Breakfast and Politics with Fritz, a biweekly series of breakfast and …
From Teenage Gadfly to Politico Reporter
On November 13, Politico reporter Daniel Lippman spent the day with Duke students to share insights on political reporting and …
Pundits McArdle and Douthat Discuss State of GOP
By Jackie Ogburn “What’s bad for conservatism, for Republicans and the nation is good for us,” Ross Douthat, a conservative …
FEC Commissioner Urges Action to Promote Political Engagement in Young Voters
There is a crisis of political apathy in the United States, and it’s up to American political leaders to reverse …