Professor Larry Jacobs is interviewed for this story that looks at the upcoming vote in Minneapolis on whether to replace the police department with a new Department of Public Safety, and how it is sharply dividing Democrats along ideological lines.
Professor Larry Jacobs said in this story he’s concerned about some Republicans continuing to cast doubt on the integrity of election results, saying “it’s a very damaging and corrosive pattern that’s now accelerating.”
Professor Larry Jacobs comments on the continued political power of the NRA gun lobbying group after it forced President Biden to drop his choice to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
“Clearly Washington today is not capable of getting to the truth,” said Professor Larry Jacobs in this article examining the conflict between Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. House over creation of a special committee to study the January 6 insurrection.
MPR News Presents aired a Humphrey School event featuring Frances Lee, political scientist at Princeton University, discussing the extent of the partisan divide in Congress. Professor Larry Jacobs was the moderator.