In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs wrote this commentary observing the differences between his Republican poker group and his Democratic one. 

Star Tribune
February 13, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article on the impact of U.S. Representative Rick Nolan's decision not to run for re-election in Minnesota's 8th Congressional District. 

Forum News Service
February 9, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this profile of Jan Malcolm, who was appointed commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health in early February. 

Star Tribune
February 3, 2018

MPR News Presents aired a panel discussion on the NFL players' national anthem protest, which was hosted by the Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator. 

MPR News
February 1, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this profile of Dean Phillips, who is running as a Democrat against Representative Erik Paulsen, a Republican, in Minnesota's 5th District. 

City Pages
January 24, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs wrote this commentary to mark the 90th birthday of former Vice President Walter Mondale. 

Star Tribune
January 16, 2018

Researcher Eric Ostermeier's Smart Politics blog is cited in this story about the increasing polarization of the two major political parties in Congress. 

New York Times
January 15, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs explains the challenges Mayor Jacob Frey will face  in his efforts to increase access to jobs in Minneapolis.

Minnesota Public Radio
January 12, 2018

Senior researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this article looking at how many authors won election to the U.S. Senate. 

Cincinnati Enquirer
January 12, 2018

Doug Chapin, director of the Humphrey School's Election Academy, delivered a keynote speech to the US Elections Assistance Commission's annual summit meeting. 

OpEd News
January 11, 2018

Eric Ostermeier compares the effect of votes by Senators Smith and Jones, both sworn in on January 2. “Her vote will be seen as more of a given [for Democrats] than Mr. Jones’.” 

Star Tribune
January 11, 2018

In light of Doug Jones's election in Alabama, Eric Ostermeier's research on US Senate split delegations—how few there are—is discussed in this Pew Research article.

Pew Research
January 10, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs comments on Tina Smith's challenges in mounting a US Senate campaign this year.

WCCO-TV
January 10, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs is one of several people who commented on the legacy of Chris Coleman, outgoing mayor of St. Paul. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 24, 2017

Research Fellow Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story looking ahead to the 2018 midterm elections. 

Morning Consult
December 21, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs was a guest on this roundtable discussion about current issues in politics. 

KSTP
December 19, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this 'Good Question' segment regarding benefits for members of Congress after they leave office. 

WCCO
December 14, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this profile of Tina Smith, who will fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Senator Al Franken. 

KMSP
December 13, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story looking at Governor Mark Dayton's options for choosing a successor to U.S. Senator Al Franken, who is resigning from office. 

KARE
December 12, 2017

MPR News aired a presentation by Steven Cook of the Council on Foreign Relations, who spoke at the Humphrey School on December 7, regarding the rising tensions in the Middle East. Professor Larry Jacobs moderated the event. 

MPR News
December 11, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article on the political attention Minnesota will likely garner in 2018.

St. Cloud Times
December 10, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article looking at the next year in politics in Minnesota in the wake of Senator Al Franken's resignation from office. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
December 10, 2017

Research Fellow Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story looking at the next year in politics in Minnesota in the wake of Senator Al Franken's resignation from office. 

CNN
December 8, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on the aftermath of Senator Al Franken's resignation from office. 

WCCO
December 7, 2017

Pages