Pence Carving a Role as Presidential Envoy

Voice of America quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about Vice President Mike Pence’s role in the White House. Some of Pence’s critics say he has taken on that role excessively, notes Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the Price School of Public Policy at the University of Southern California. She calls Pence “the president’s…

Raphael Bostic appointed to APPAM Policy Council

APPAM (Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management) elected Raphael Bostic to its policy council as Vice President.  APPAM was founded in 1979 by representatives of 15 policy schools and research institutes.  Within a few years, it quickly evolved into a well respected association and by 1981 started publishing the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. …

Jeffe op-ed: Post-Veep Debate Wisdom (Not Much)

Fox and Hounds ran an op-ed by Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe on whether the vice presidential debate swayed voters enough to change their preferences. The post-debate spin made it clear that this debate did more for Pence than for Trump. Actually, this was less of a debate than a parallel (or, more accurately, overlapping) compendium…