In the Media

Senior Fellow Steve Kelley is quoted in this article, saying that rural issues won't do much to affect the presidential election in rural America.

 

Forum News Service
October 16, 2016

Several volunteers from the Humphrey School were seen in this video as they helped the Cedar Riverside Neighborhood Revitalization Program on the U's Alumni Day of Service. 

WCCO TV
October 15, 2016

Fewer people are running for local office in towns across the state. It may be that Minnesotans have simply overdosed on democracy, said Larry Jacobs. 

Star Tribune
October 15, 2016

In this commentary, Professor Larry Jacobs and Doug Chapin of the Humphrey School's Election Academy say allegations that our elections are rigged are disrespectful to election officials across the country who strive to ensure access to the polls. 

The Hill
October 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s campaign is accelerating its targeting of Republican men in battleground states amid the sexual assault accusations against Donald Trump. Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted. 

USA Today
October 14, 2016

Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article that looks at a ballot item to create an independent council to set lawmakers' salaries.

 

Minnesota Daily
October 13, 2016

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, said Tuesday in a visit to the Humphrey School that disarray in the Republican Party relating to presidential nominee Donald Trump has invigorated her party as it mounts a long-shot bid to reclaim Congress.

MPR News
October 11, 2016

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi told a Humphrey School forum that Democrats at the moment have a chance at not just winning the White House, but retaking the House of Representatives and the Senate.

KMSP TV
October 11, 2016

U.S House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke Tuesday at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, focusing on women in leadership.

KSTP TV
October 11, 2016

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the U.S. House, said Tuesday she was confident that voters would send two more women from Minnesota to Washington during a forum at the Humphrey School. 

Star Tribune
October 11, 2016

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi spoke Tuesday morning at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, raising the possibility of a “wave” election, with Democrats taking the House and Senate as well as the White House.

WCCO TV
October 11, 2016

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sounded upbeat about Democrats making significant gains in Congress during a stop at the Humphrey School Tuesday. Professor Larry Jacobs is also quoted.

KARE TV
October 11, 2016

A new study by researchers at the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice suggests a minimum wage increase would have miniscule negative impacts on the city of Minneapolis. But some city officials are skeptical.

Minnesota Daily
October 10, 2016

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article which looks at why support for third-party presidential candidates seems to wane as Election Day draws closer. 

Christian Science Monitor
October 9, 2016

The analysis of a $15 per hour citywide minimum wage in Minneapolis found it would boost pay for many workers without much impact on businesses, some of whom remain worried about the consequences.

Star Tribune
October 6, 2016

Without adequate data, the racial divide in America remains a matter of perception rather than of careful empirical analysis, Dr. Samuel Myers writes in this commentary. 

Open Democracy
October 5, 2016

Former Vice President Walter Mondale joined the New York Times live via email during Tuesday night's vice-presidential candidate debate, sizing up the candidates and discussing the role of the vice presidency. 

New York Times
October 5, 2016

Christina Ewig, director of the Center on Women, Gender and Public Policy at the Humphrey School, is quoted.

MPR News
October 5, 2016

A study conducted by researchers at the Roy Wilkins Center for Human Relations and Social Justice concludes that raising the minimum wage in Minneapolis to $15 an hour would increase the incomes of tens of thousands of workers. 

MPR News
October 5, 2016

Eric Ostermeier, who writes the Smart Politics blog at the Humphrey School, discusses this race that pairs candidates who have never held political office.

MPR News
October 3, 2016

Professor Larry Jacobs helps explain the latest poll results that show Clinton ahead of Trump in Minnesota. 

KSTP TV
September 26, 2016

Terri Bonoff, a Democrat running for Congress in Minnesota's Third District, discussed education policy at a forum hosted by professor Larry Jacobs. 

The Uptake
September 25, 2016

The rematch between Republican Stewart Mills and Democratic incumbent Rick Nolan has attracted the third most reported outside spending of any race in the country. Eric Ostermeier, a Humphrey School research associate and author of the Smart Politics blog, is quoted.

MinnPost
September 22, 2016

The poll found that 50 percent of Minnesotans approve of President Obama’s job performance, while 44 percent do not approve. Eric Ostermeier, founder of the Smart Politics blog and a Humphrey School researcher, is quoted.

Star Tribune
September 21, 2016

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