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Professor La Raja is co-author of an op-ed in The New York Times

Raymond J. La Raja, political science, is co-author of an op-ed in The New York Times where he argues that this election season is seeing an increase in the number of candidates running for public office. He and his co-author say, however, that many of these candidates are very ideological and inexperienced and that the trend toward amateurism in politics isn’t necessarily a good one. They cite the performance of President Donald J. Trump and a gridlocked Congress as a current example of what goes wrong when candidates don’t know how to govern.  (New York Times, 1/25/18)

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