In The News: Department of Political Science

KJZZ
February 24, 2021

For decades, the order of the presidential primaries and caucuses has caused consternation.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
February 19, 2021

There is no evidence a man arrested in Las Vegas and charged for his involvement in the U.S. Capitol riot voted in the November 2020 presidential election, an I-Team investigation revealed.

Bucks Courier Times
February 15, 2021

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick isn’t up for reelection for another two years. He's less than two months into his third term in the U.S. Congress.

Brookings
February 4, 2021

Since at least the 2000 presidential election, pundits, scholars, and the general public have conceptualized the country’s partisan landscape using the blue states, red states, and swing states framework. But despite its ubiquity, this structure ignores how intrastate regional tensions and political competition imbue the divisions between red and blue America. Differences within states also anchor the long-standing urban-rural divide—a salient feature of American politics since the country’s founding.

Brookings
February 4, 2021

Since at least the 2000 presidential election, pundits, scholars, and the general public have conceptualized the country’s partisan landscape using the blue states, red states, and swing states framework. But despite its ubiquity, this structure ignores how intrastate regional tensions and political competition imbue the divisions between red and blue America. Differences within states also anchor the long-standing urban-rural divide—a salient feature of American politics since the country’s founding.

CNBC
February 3, 2021

It can be difficult for any business to succeed, but Black entrepreneurs have historically faced unique challenges. Despite, buy-black campaigns, grants, and other resources, 8 out of 10 Black-owned businesses fail within the first 18 months. So why do Black entrepreneurs continue to lag behind whites and other minority groups in terms of market share, and what will it take to keep them in business?

Las Vegas Sun
February 1, 2021

Nevada has no publicly funded community colleges.

Las Vegas Sun
February 1, 2021

Nevada has no publicly funded community colleges.

Fintech Zoom
February 1, 2021

As the first US president since the Civil Rights era to make racial justice a prime concern, Joe Biden has identified racial equity as a top priority of his White House agenda.

Las Vegas Sun
February 1, 2021

Delays in the U.S. Census Bureau’s data release because of the pandemic might also stall the looming work of state lawmakers to redraw voting maps.

Quartz
February 1, 2021

As the first US president since the Civil Rights era to make racial justice a prime concern, Joe Biden has identified racial equity as a top priority of his White House agenda.

Las Vegas Sun
January 22, 2021

As lawmakers discuss how to hold former President Donald Trump accountable for his role in inciting an attack on the heart of democracy, President Joe Biden must prioritize solving the broader issues that increasingly plague our nation: right-wing terrorism and white supremacy.