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IPA welcomes students and guests for a discussion on the role of the Republican Party in Philadelphia politics.

On March 23, 2010, the Institute for Public Affairs welcomed students and guests for a discussion on the current and future role of the Republican Party in Philadelphia city politics. Special guests included: Michael Meehan- Meehan is Counsel to the Republican City Committee since 1994 and leader of the Philadelphia GOP, the third generation of.. read more →

23 Mar 2010

Spring 2010: Campaigns and Elections Speaker Series

Monday, January 25, 2010: Larry Bartels, Princeton University “The Next Republican Majority” Thursday, February 18, 2010: Rogers Smith, University of Pennsylvania “Still a House Divided?: The Present and Future of American Racial Politics” Monday, March 1, 2010: Lee Ann Banaszak, Pennsylvania State University “Connecting Public Opinion and Social Movement Events: The Case of the U.S. Women’s Movement” Monday,.. read more →

Fall 2009: Campaigns and Elections Speaker Series

Monday, September 21, 2009: Jack Nagel, University of Pennsylvania “The US Electoral College and the Probability of Disputable Outcomes under Direct and Indirect Elections” Wednesday, October 7, 2009: Richard Valelly, Swarthmore College “Why the Reed Rules?: The Post-Reconstruction South, Republican Party-Building, and Congressional Development” Monday, October 26, 2009: Kira Sanbonmatsu, Rutgers University “Gender and Election to the State.. read more →

Temple’s Pennsylvania Capital Semester, Fall 2009

Temple’s PA Capital Semester students met with Governor Rendell to discuss their internship experiences on November 18, 2009, following the Governor’s press conference. In the Temple News: A capital idea: New internship program connects Temple, Harrisburg read more →

Spring 2009: Campaigns and Elections Speaker Series

Thursday, May 7, 2009: James Campbell, University at Buffalo “Re-evaluating the Theory of Surge and Decline: Seat Change Requires Competition” Monday, April 13, 2009: Paul Brace, Rice University “Judges, Litigants and the Design of the Courts” [paper] Monday, March 30, 2009: John Lapinski, University of Pennsylvania “Lawmaking and Policy Substance” Monday, March 16, 2009: Jeff Cohen, Fordham University “The.. read more →

The Temple Poll- October 30, 2008

Download: Principle of Divided Government Popular in Pennsylvania, But Potential Impact Limited. read more →

30 Oct 2008

The Temple Poll- October 28, 2008

Download: Corbett Has Advantage in PA Attorney General Race, But Outcome Will Hang on Coattails. read more →

28 Oct 2008

The Temple Poll- October 27, 2008

Download: Obama Leads in Pennsylvania: Will Enthusiasm Balance Experience Among Voters on Election Day? – The Temple Poll shows Senator Obama leads Senator McCain in PA 50% to 41% among Pennsylvanians likely to vote in the November 4 election. read more →

27 Oct 2008