Professor Larry Jacobs is quoted in this story on the political implications of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned legalized abortion. "When Republicans are talking about abortion, they are doing Democrats a favor," he said.
Professor Larry Jacobs comments in this story that Democrats in Minnesota have a huge advantage in fundraising for statewide races, and that holds true for the gubernatorial race between incumbent DFLer Tim Walz and his Republican challenger Scott Jensen.
Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story looking forward to a Supreme Court case next fall, centered on the independent state legislature theory, which could gut the modern system of checks and balances that govern state elections.
In this commentary, Professor Larry Jacobs argues that flaws in the primary election process opened the door to Donald Trump’s nomination in 2016, despite the widespread opposition of Republican leaders.
Professor Larry Jacobs says in this story that Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen's opposition to legalized abortion could hurt him in the general election match-up against DFL incumbent Tim Walz, now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade.
Professor Larry Jacobs says Minnesota voters are feeling nervous about rising inflation in general, and gasoline prices specifically. To win the election this fall, he says, candidates “have to respond to this deep, deep anxiety."