Profs & Pints DC: Pre-Election Polls and Presidents

January 29, 2024

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Pre-Election Polls and Presidents,” an examination of when, how, and why pollsters have erred in predicting occupants of the White House, with W. Joseph Campbell, […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Webb Telescope and NASA’s Next Big Thing

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Webb Telescope and NASA’s Next Big Thing,” with Ori Fox, Deputy Project Scientist for the Roman Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute. […]

Witcover on Politics: Biden’s 2024 Playbook May Result in Victory 

July 12, 2023

President Joe Biden has hit the ground running. Instead of heading for cover as his presidency encounters uncommon political challenges from a growing field of potential Republican opponents to his […]

Profs & Pints DC: Lost in the Middle East

May 24, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Lost in the Middle East,” an examination of where the U.S. approach to that region went wrong, with Steven Simon, high-level foreign policy advisor under […]

Profs & Pints DC: Latin America’s Indigenous Movements

April 24, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Latin America’s Indigenous Movements,” an examination of the leadership, impact, and challenges of native activists in Central and South America, with Kevin Healy, adjunct professor […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Rise of the GOP’s Extremists

November 10, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Rise of the GOP’s Extremists,” a historical look at how the Republican Party’s fringe became its mainstream, with Matthew Dallek, political historian, professor of […]

Profs & Pints DC: Is the Planet Full?

October 10, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Is the Planet Full?” an eye-opening look at world population trends, with Jennifer Sciubba, associate professor of international studies at Rhodes College and author of […]

Profs & Pints DC: Understanding China’s Leader

September 19, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Understanding China’s Leader,” a look at the background and rule of President Xi Jinping, with Joseph Torigian, assistant professor in American University’s School of International […]

Profs & Pints DC: Predicting Election Results

August 26, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Predicting Election Results,” a look at the tools of political prognostication and what they tell us about what will happen in November, with Matthew Green, […]

Republicans Whip Democrats, in Baseball (photos)

August 1, 2022

The GOP took the Dems to the cleaners in the Congressional Baseball Game for charity at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on July 28, winning 10-0 behind the efforts of […]