Interviews


Fellows and Study Groups: Interview with Eric Andersen

“Politicians are not devious, and they do not have ulterior motives.”


Governing Vermont: Interview with Peter Shumlin

“The worst thing about American politics, in my view, is that it has become a career.”


Russia and Shadow Space: Interview with Molly McKew

“Yes, it would be great if we had a better relationship with Russia, but Russia has shown no signs of wanting a better relationship with us.”


Journalism and Activism: Interview with José Antonio Vargas

“Because I am gay, undocumented, and a person of color, I have an agenda. My existence is an agenda for people.”


New Hampshire to D.C.: Interview with Kelly Ayotte

“I have said I could have asked for a recount in my election. I did not.”


Race and Partisanship: Interview with T.W. Shannon

“Politics is group sport. It is the ultimate team sport.”