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Upcoming events:

Congresswoman Donna Edwards4/23/14
Senator Wynona Lipman Chair in Women's Political Leadership
Congresswoman
Donna F. Edwards

Making a Difference:
Women in Congress


Sayu Bhojwani4/17/14
Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy presents
Sayu Bhojwani

(Re)Emerging Political Actors: Nonprofits and Immigrant Incorporation



... and more events here  


Eagleton in pictures...

Eagleton Institute director Ruth B. Mandel welcomed a packed room of Fellows and Undergraduate Associates for an off-the-record conversation with former U.S. Senator Olympia Snowe (R-ME) in November. Snowe visited the Institute as the 2013 Clifford P. Case Professor of Public Affairs.
Students joined MSNBC's Chris Matthews on stage for a lively discussion as part Eagleton's  Louis J. Gambaccini Civic Engagement Series: Toward Better Citizenship this past December.
Professor David Redlawsk, director of Eagleton's Center for Public Interest Polling, taped an interview with Fox News during the lead-up to the special election for New Jersey's vacant U.S. Senate seat.
George Norcross spoke to the Eagleton Fellows and Undergraduate Associates about New Jersey politics during a special Drawing Room session in December.
Eagleton's Center on the American Governor hosted a roundtable discussion with former NJ governor Christine Todd Whitman (l) and members of her senior staff to discuss her administration's economic policies, including former chief of staff Judy Shaw, (r).
Professor Emeritus Gerald Pomper greeted the Undergraduate Associates Class of 2015 at their welcome-to-Eagleton  event during the fall semester.
In December, Frank Sharry, executive director of America's Voice, joined with Eagleton Program on Immigration and Democracy scholar Sayu Bhojwani to discuss immigration reform. Watch the video here.
Eagleton students with Former Governor Barbara Roberts reflected on her time as Oregon's chief executive during an interview with Institute associate director John Weingart for Eagleton's Center on the American Governor.


 

News and Announcements


Eagleton Institute
releases analysis of
Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

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governors.rutgers.edu

 Center on the American
 Governor (CAG) Launches
 Redesigned Website

Get fast facts, history,
and analysis at governors.rutgers.edu.

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Get to know Eagleton people. Watch new spotlight videos of:

  Gilda Morales, CAWP
  Kris Shields, CAG

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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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New APSA Website Highlights Ways to Teach Civic Engagement

Eagleton Youth Political Participation Program Director Elizabeth Matto edits this online resource for educators.

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Latest Rutgers-Eagleton Polls

Most New Jerseyans Still Think State Not Back to Normal Post-Sandy
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Despite Push by Christie and Other Officials, New Jersey Not Yet Embracing Municipal Government Consolidation
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Strong Opposition to Higher Gas Tax Decreases as New Jerseyans Learn Why More Revenue is Needed
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Support for Marijuana Decriminalization Among New Jerseyans is Stronger Than Ever, Four Decades of Polling Reveals
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New Jerseyans Split on Obamacare: But 24 Percent of Opponents Think 'Law Does Not Go Far Enough'
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Christie Ratings Stabilize, But Most New Jerseyans See Scandal as a Serious Issue for Governor
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Are America's Best Economic Days in the Past? New Jerseyans Split on Income Inequality vs. Too Much Government
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Trust in Christie Remains at All-Time Low But More Than Half of Voters Still See Governor as Strong Leader
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New Jerseyans Express Limited Support for Gas Tax Hike
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NJ Gov. Christie Takes Big Hit on Sandy Recovery Ratings
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Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead Over Christie, Paul & Ryan
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Bridgegate Aftermath: Christie Still Seen as 'Fighter' but More Now Call Him 'Bully' as Assessments of Trustworthiness Decline
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While Most NJ Republicans Stand by Christie, Democrats Abandon Him