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Media Mention March 29, 2019

Stacey Abrams could be a kingmaker in 2020 if she decides not to run for president

LBJ alumna Stacey Abrams (MPAff '98) could be the most valuable endorsement in 2020 if she decides not to run for president, according to the results of a new INSIDER poll.

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Media Mention March 28, 2019

Stacey Abrams on ABC's The View: 'You don't run for second place.'

Democratic rising star Stacey Abrams (MPAff '98) teased her political future during an appearance on "The View" on March 27, saying that "I think you don’t run for second place."

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LBJ alumna Stacey Abrams (MPAff '98), who ran for governor of Georgia in 2018
Media Mention March 28, 2019

Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum talk political future, far-reaching effects of state laws

After narrowly losing two high-profile 2018 gubernatorial races in Georgia and Florida, respectively, political and non-profit leader Stacey Abrams and former Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum have been repeatedly asked whether they’d join what is shaping up to be one of the most crowded and diverse presidential primary races in U.S. history.

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Media Mention March 28, 2019

John Lewis: Stacey Abrams 'would be a great senator'

Rep. John Lewis's desire is that LBJ alumna Stacey Abrams (MPAff '98), the Democrat who narrowly lost her race for Georgia governor in 2018, runs for the U.S. Senate.

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Media Mention March 28, 2019

Cory Booker's blend of personal and political could catch fire

The political contradictions between a moderate past and a progressive future that the candidacy of Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)  faces also impact the entire Democratic Party field, from veteran politicians such as Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to fresh-faced newcomers such as Beto O'Rourke, writes LBJ School Professor Peniel Joseph.

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News March 27, 2019

A look back at #LBJatSXSW 2019

Austin is home to South by Southwest (SXSW), a convergence of the interactive, film and music industries from March 8-17. LBJ School faculty, students and alumni were among the speakers, panelists and participants, bringing innovative ideas, hard questions and creative solutions to a community of leaders and engaged stakeholders.

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Media Mention March 26, 2019

Stacey Abrams: ‘I don’t know whether this Is the moment for me’

Rare is the politician who will say “I don’t know” about something and mean it, including her own future. That is one reason why I despise the question, “Are you running?” It generally wastes the time of journalists everywhere; candidates rarely say “yes,” even if they secretly intend to launch a campaign later on, with the proper pomp and circumstance.

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Media Mention March 26, 2019

What should Stacey Abrams do?

To borrow from Irving Berlin, there was nothing Beto O’Rourke did that LBJ School alumna Stacey Abrams (MPAff '98) didn’t do better in her historic campaign for governor of Georgia.

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News March 25, 2019

LBJ School student team named a regional winner of the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student simulation competition

A team of seven LBJ School of Public Affairs students was named regional winner of the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition on Feb. 23. The LBJ School was one of 11 global sites to host the competition, a partnership between the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and the University of Virginia Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

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Group of LBJ students wearing medals as regional winners at the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition.
News March 24, 2019

'Extending the power of the people:' The 22nd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum

Citizenship and power were central to the theme of the 22nd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum, the signature, student-led weeklong program that pays tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan. This year's celebration, on the theme "Extending the Power of the People," took place Feb. 18–22, and was inspired by Jordan's words: "We believe that the people are the source of all governmental power; that the authority of the people is to be extended, not restricted." Take a look at some of the week's events. 

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LBJ students Sarah Gonzalez Claytor and Hanna Munin, LBJ Professor Michele Deitch, Dallas Co. DA John Creuzot, LBJ student Joel Carter and LBJ Dean Angela Evans

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