Mar. 30, 2016—Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are both riding on the anger of the working class, although their messages and intentions couldn't be more different, says a Vanderbilt historian.
Jan. 28, 2016—By obstructing most legislation President Obama sends its way, Congress has weakened rather than exercised its power, says a Vanderbilt University political expert.
Jan. 11, 2016—Bad feelings about each other rather than competing ideologies keep Republicans and Democrats from encouraging their representatives to compromise and get things done, say the authors of a new book about why Washington won’t work.
Jan. 11, 2016—As Tennessee lawmakers begin the 2016 legislative session Jan. 12, Peabody College has a wealth of experts available to speak to the press.
Jan. 7, 2016—President Obama is set to talk to the nation on Jan. 12 for his final State of the Union address. Vanderbilt has an array of experts available.
Dec. 1, 2015—A handful of opportunistic states are luring banking business to their economies with relaxed trust fund rules more favorable and flexible for wealthy customers seeking to safeguard their assets for future generations.
Sep. 30, 2015—Paul Kramer explains why history is repeating itself in the battle over immigration. Kramer has written about immigration and border issues for the New Yorker and Slate, and been featured on National Public Radio. He has spent the last decade studying U.S. immigration history, and he’s working on a book about the forces that push people into leaving their home countries and immigrating, including the United States’ influence.
Sep. 2, 2015—Vanderbilt Divinity Professor Bruce Morrill, who is a Jesuit priest, can discuss expectations surrounding the highly anticipated U.S. visit of Pope Francis Sept. 22-27.
Aug. 3, 2015—Jonathan Metzl of Vanderbilt University can comment on the sentencing of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes.
Jun. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain can comment on the public use of the Confederate flag in light of the Charleston, South Carolina, shootings.
Jun. 26, 2015—Brian Fitzpatrick of Vanderbilt Law School can comment on the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.
Jun. 22, 2015—Two Vanderbilt experts can comment on the pope's recent statement about the environment.