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Upcoming Events:

Washington, Wall Street, and the Public Interest: What I Learned in the U.S. Senate
with Senator Ted Kaufman

A Conversation with Brian Lamb
Executive chairman and founder, C-SPAN

The Positive Case for Negative Campaigning - a book talk
with author David P. Redlawsk


Eagleton in pictures...

Congratulations Professor Susan J. Carroll:
The Political Studies Association (Great Britain) has awarded Professor Susan Carroll, senior scholar at Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics, its Lifetime Contribution to Political Studies Award. Read more about Prof. Carroll's research here.
Politics as Contact Sport:
Former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson visited Eagleton in November to meet with students and deliver a public lecture. Watch Senator Simpson's candid remarks about practical politics here.
2014 Gubernatorial Election Analysis:
The tide that shifted control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans was equally powerful in the 36 gubernatorial races, where Republicans also made major gains. Check out the  fast facts published by Eagleton's Center on the American Governor (CAG).
An Alumni Success Story, Nancy Floyd (Fellow '77):
The Institute welcomed back alumna Nancy Floyd for a conversation about her unique and highly successful professional journey. Floyd is the founder and managing director of a CA-based venture capital firm that focuses on investments in new energy technology. She noted that her background in politics and policy gave her a competitive edge in her emerging and highly technical field.
Teaching About Politics:
Former New Jersey Governor James Florio met with Eagleton Fellows enrolled in Prof. Joe Doria's Legislative Policymaking course.
Welcome Class of 2016 UA's:
The Institute is pleased to announce the  Class of 2016 Eagleton Undergraduate Associates. Students from all Rutgers schools, departments and campuses, selected for the program in a competitive application process, study government and politics through special seminars, a supervised internship, and discussions with governmental officials and political practitioners. View the full list here.
Teaching About Politics:
GOP pollster Adam Geller spoke with students in Eagleton's Political Campaigning course about the role of public opinion research in modern campaigns.


News and Announcements

Our telephone number has changed!

The main Eagleton number is now (848) 932-9384
NEW faculty and staff direct dial numbers available here.

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Rutgers Graduate Students!

Apply now for class of 2016 Eagleton fellowship program.
    Deadline is March 31.

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Get to know Eagleton people. Watch spotlight videos of:

 Gerry Pomper, EIP faculty
 Sayu Bhojwani, EPID
 Susan Carroll, CAWP
 Gilda Morales, CAWP
 Kris Shields, CAG
 Betty Holland, EIP Alumna

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Trenton State House

State House Express

Teachers, take your middle school and high school students on a tour of the State House.
     Details here.

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Latest Rutgers-Eagleton Polls

Strong Support for "Aid in Dying" Bill Assisted Suicide "Morally Acceptable"
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Atlantic City Future Looks Dim Although New Jerseyans Agree State Needs to Supply Help
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Gas Tax Hike Still Opposed by New Jerseyans
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A 'Bully' for President? New Jersey Voters Question If Christie Has What it Takes for 2016
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Christie's Ratings Drop to All-Time Lows as Voters Cite Governor's Attitute, Presidential Ambitions, Bridgegate as Reasons
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... all polls and more info available at ECPIP website