Politics Archive

A preview of Senator Al Franken's public event on June 2, sponsored by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. 

MinnPost
May 31, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article examining the funding for the University of Minnesota in the next budget cycle. 

MN Daily
May 31, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs discusses the proliferation of questionnaires from various interest groups trying to influence candidates for office in Minneapolis. 

Star Tribune
May 23, 2017

Eric Ostermeier, author of the Smart Politics blog, says the odds are stacked against gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson's second try for the office. 

Duluth News Tribune
May 17, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this article, which looks at the internal debate in the Democratic Party over its identity in the wake of recent election losses.

Governing
May 10, 2017

Professor Larry Jacobs was a guest on WCCO TV to discuss questions surrounding President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner's reported contacts with Russian officials. 

WCCO TV
May 28, 2017

Coverage of U.S. Senator Al Franken's public appearance on campus, which was sponsored by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance. 

MN Daily
June 5, 2017

Candidates for Minneapolis mayor discuss a proposal to raise the city's minimum wage, in a forum held at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs. 

MPR News
June 7, 2017

A look at how the Minneapolis mayoral candidates feel about efforts to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 per hour. 

KSTP TV
June 6, 2017

A recap of the Minneapolis mayoral candidates forum sponsored by the Center for the Study of Politics and Governance, which centered around economic and business policies.  

MinnPost
June 7, 2017

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