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Bruce Oppenheimer

Viability of possible TVA sale in question

Apr. 11, 2013—The Obama administration launched a “modest shot across the bow” with a call for a strategic review that includes consideration of a possible sale of the Tennessee Valley Authority, according to Bruce Oppenheimer, professor of public policy and education at Vanderbilt University.

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Writer David Maraniss to teach at Vanderbilt during spring 2013 semester

Oct. 30, 2012—Famed writer David Maraniss will co-teach a course, Presidential Biographies, next semester, and also a Commons seminar for first-year students, Reading and Writing about Sports and American Life.

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Decode the election at Vanderbilt’s Saturday University

Sep. 13, 2012—Saturday University, designed to help adults rediscover the joy of education, will focus on the November elections during sessions Oct. 13 and 20.

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VUCast: How we kill innovation

Nov. 21, 2011—This week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s weekly newscast  highlighting  research, experts, students, sports and everything Vanderbilt: Six ways we kill innovation without even trying ElectionVU expert analyzes the GOP frontrunner Commodore baseball players show their best side

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Battle royale for Republican nomination

Nov. 3, 2011—The long list of Republican presidential candidates continue to duke it out in the debates. Soon they will be heading to the earlier than usual primaries in January 2012.  Professor of Political Science Bruce Oppenheimer says things are still looking good for Mitt Romney. View 2012 election expertise information for Bruce Oppenheimer >> Visit ElectionVU...

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State of the Union: Vanderbilt experts available for analysis

Jan. 24, 2011—Vanderbilt experts are available to comment on the State of the Union address.

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Analysis of 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts

Nov. 3, 2010—[Vanderbilt has a 24/7 video and audio studio with a dedicated fiber optic line and ISDN line. Use of the TV studio with Vanderbilt experts is free, except for reserving fiber time.] Voters didn’t always look at incumbents’ political records: The continued weak economy, widespread public distrust and massive spending by special interest groups all...

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Tipsheet: Outlook for 2010 midterm elections: Vanderbilt experts

Oct. 18, 2010—Expect the campaign rhetoric to sizzle the last two weeks before the 2010 midterms, says John Geer, chair and Distinguished Professor of Political Science.

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Vanderbilt political experts: Tennessee governor’s race remains fluid

Jul. 9, 2010—Vanderbilt political science professors John Geer and Bruce Oppenheimer are available to speak about the Tennessee gubernatorial race.

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TIPSHEET: Vanderbilt experts available to talk about the health care reform debate

Sep. 8, 2009—William Turner, former Obama health care advisor, Betts Chair and Professor of Education and Human Development, Peabody College of Education and Human Development, is among several Vanderbilt professors available to comment on health care reform.

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