Boris Heersink

In this episode of the PS You’re Interesting podcast, Jeff Jenkins and political Boris Heersink, Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Fordham University, look at the national party committees. What kind of power do the national committees have? What is the role of the committees, outside of the conventions? What role does the President play?

Atlanta Fed Considering Raphael Bostic as Next President

The Wall Street Journal profiled Raphael Bostic, professor and Bedrosian Chair in Governance and the Public Enterprise, who is a candidate to run the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Bostic would be “the first African-American president of one of the Fed’s 12 regional banks,” according to the Journal. A spokeswoman for the Atlanta Fed said the…

The Tortoise and the (Blond) Hair

Politico cited an op-ed penned by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe about the differences in President Donald Trump’s and California Gov. Jerry Brown’s leadership styles. The contrast in political styles and the policy clashes between Governor Brown and President Trump are going to be fascinating to watch. To paraphrase…