Kate Brown

CU Boulder Alum Elected Oregon Governor

Nov. 9, 2016

Kate Brown (EnvCon'81) is the first openly LGBT person to win a U.S. gubernatorial race.

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The Modern Legislative Veto

Oct. 4, 2016

In The Modern Legislative Veto, Michael J. Berry uses a multimethod research design, incorporating quantitative and qualitative analyses, to examine the ways that Congress has used the legislative veto over the past 80 years.

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10 Prominent Politicians From CU

Aug. 20, 2016

Check out our list of 10 prominent alumni involved in government or politics, past and present!

Joe Biden

VP Biden, at CU, issues "test of character"

April 8, 2016

Joe Biden was smiling as he took the stage at CU-Boulder April 8, but he’d come to deliver a solemn and blunt message.

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Republic(ans) of Boulder

Dec. 1, 2015

When CU-Boulder hosted October’s 2016 Republican Presidential Primary debate, CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla sat front and center.

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president prepare for debate

Now – October 28, 2015

Dec. 1, 2015

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president prepare to debate at Coors Events Center before a live audience of about 1,000.

Esther Manheimer

Mayor Esther Manheimer

Sept. 1, 2015

There are people with a fascination for the machinations of local government, and people who like beer.

Kate Brown

The Governor

June 1, 2015

Oregon’s new leader, Kate Brown, takes charge.

Stan Garnett

Stan Garnett, Western Lawman

June 1, 2015

District attorney is not a job for the faint of heart. Ask Stan Garnett (Hist’78, Law’82).


Power to the People

Dec. 1, 2013

Some of the world's most successful political movements have brought about change without violence, says Erica Chenoweth.