In the Media

Professor Larry Jacobs, who is teaching at Oxford this semester, wrote this commentary regarding the widening gap between elite power brokers and populists in both the United States and Great Britain.

Star Tribune
March 10, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story about the new congressional election needed in North Carolina after alleged ballot tampering in the November 2018 election. 

Associated Press
March 4, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story analyzing President Trump's speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference over the weekend.  

The Guardian
March 2, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story about Minnesota senator and presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar's advocacy for the medical device industry, which is a significant employer in Minnesota. 

Associated Press
February 28, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring former state Reps. Erin Murphy and Jenifer Loon discussing women in politics. The discussion was moderated by political science professor Kathryn Pearson. 

MPR News
February 28, 2019

Researcher Eric Ostermeier is quoted in this story about a congressional race in North Carolina that will be redone because of election fraud in the original November balloting. 

Washington Post
February 21, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Gov. Tim Walz discussing his priorities for the current legislative session. The event was moderated by MPR political reporter Briana Bierschbach.

MPR News
February 14, 2019

Coverage of a Humphrey School event featuring Gov. Tim Walz discussing his priorities for the current legislative session.

MN Daily
February 14, 2019

This story looking ahead to state budget negotiations highlights Gov. Tim Walz's public forum hosted by the Humphrey School on February 13. 

Star Tribune
February 13, 2019

Coverage of a Humphrey School event featuring Gov. Tim Walz discussing his priorities for the current legislative session. The event was briefly interrupted by a small group of protesters. 

KMSP
February 13, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this commentary about U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign for president. 

New York Times
February 10, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story on Sen. Amy Klobuchar's entry into the campaign for president in 2020.

MN Daily
February 10, 2019

MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring DFL House Speaker Melissa Hortman and Republican Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka. The event was moderated by MPR political reporter Briana Bierschbach.

MPR News
February 7, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article about the upcoming 2020 Census and its implications for Minnesota's political strength in Washington. State Demographer Susan Brower (MA '00), a Humphrey School alumna, is featured. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
February 2, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this commentary examining the troubled governments of the United States and Britain. 

Star Tribune
January 28, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this profile of New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, who has announced her intention to run for president in 2020.

The Guardian
January 17, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs was interviewed from London regarding the historic Brexit vote in the British Parliament.

WCCO Radio
January 16, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this profile of Minnesota's U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who is reportedly considering a run for president. 

Vogue
January 15, 2019

This story on outgoing Governor Mark Dayton and his political legacy includes comments from Professor Larry Jacobs. 

St. Paul Pioneer Press
January 4, 2019

Wendy Underwood, an alumna of the Humphrey School's Policy Fellows Program (2006-07), has been named Senior Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs for Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis. 

Community Reporter
January 2, 2019

Professor Larry Jacobs comments in profile of U.S. Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar of Minneapolis, the first Somali woman elected to Congress. Omar is an alumnus of the Humphrey School's yearlong Policy Fellows program. 

New York Times
December 30, 2018

Professor Larry Jacobs provides his insights into the presidency of Donald Trump, two years into his administration. 

The Guardian
December 29, 2018

The Minnesota Historical Society recently announced historical and cultural heritage grants totaling nearly $4.9 million to 42 recipients in 2019. The Humphrey School is among the awardees; it will receive $135,122 to develop the Smart Politics Minnesota Historical Election Data Archive, an online database of historical state and federal election results in Minnesota.

International Falls Journal
December 29, 2018

Political science Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story on Jared Kushner's influence in the Trump administration while he faces questions over political corruption. 

The Guardian
December 21, 2018

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