Institute of Politics

Technologies that Matter: How BallotReady is Educating Voters

BallotReady is an online voting guide for local, state, and federal elections. It provides a free guide with information on...

More Than Numbers: How Qualitative Research Can Win Elections

This piece was first published on April 3, 2013.You led a new initiative this election with the Obama campaign: online...

Patti Solis Doyle: A Latino Political Perspective

Patti Solis Doyle, political strategist and former campaign manager for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign, talks about Latino voters in the US and Chicago, and the 2016 presidential race.

Progress and Progressivism: Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Governing Today’s American City

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed sits down to talk about being a pragmatic progressive and why that doesn’t have to be an oxymoron.

Early Childhood Education: A Governor’s Perspective

Former North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue shares her thoughts on early childhood education and the policy challenges that lie ahead.

Past, Present, and Future: Newt Gingrich Reflects on the Republican Party

Newt Gingrich on what he learned from the campaign trail, what to expect from Republicans over the next few years, and what he would do if he were Speaker of the House today.

Policy Radio | Former US Representative Steve LaTourette Reflects on Public Life, Public Debt, and an Excess of Lawyers in Washington

This week we speak with former US Representative Steve LaTourette on what he accomplished during his two decades in Congress and how polarization in Washington and the growing debt go hand in hand.

Polling and Policy: Pollster Joel Benenson Discusses the Role of Polling in Setting Presidential Agendas

The Obama campaign's chief pollster discusses his current role in the White House.

More Than Numbers: How Qualitative Research Can Win Elections

An interview with an Obama researcher examines the power of words in politics.

Forward: Beth Myers on the Current State of the GOP

Romney campaign strategist Beth Myers discusses the direction of the Republican party after the 2012 campaign.