How an Abundance of Democratic Candidates Could Help the G.O.P. Hold the House

The New York Times quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about California’s top-two primary system and how that may disadvantage Democratic challengers. Christian Grose, a professor of political science at the University of Southern California, who is writing a book on the system, said that by his count, there had been 159 congressional…

Congresswoman Bass calls for retraction of FBI report on black identity extremism at USC event

By Matthew Kredell

U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass spoke at a USC School of Public Policy event on Feb. 2 to raise awareness about an FBI document that she is strongly concerned will lead to police violence against young black activists.Professor Erroll Southers led an open discussion with the Democratic House representative from California in a forum presented by two centers at the Price School — the Safe Communities Institute and the Bedrosian Center on Governance.

The polls speak: the American people are with the dreamers, not with Trump

La Opinion quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the likelihood Congress will pass legislation to protect the Dreamers. “Part of the problem is that there is support for the dreamers, but there is not the same level of popular support to maintain the government closure in exchange for the Dream Act and that was…

FBI Director Must Be Prepared to Resign Over Nunes Memo, Ex-Agents Warn

The Daily Beast quoted Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on why the FBI Director should be prepared to resign if a classified memo is released that questions the legitimacy of the bureau. New York Magazine cited Souther’s comments. “Given the climate and the recent activities, going as far back as Director Comey’s departure,…