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Norquist ready for immigration reform

Norquist ready for immigration reform

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Another major conservative voiced support for U.S. immigration reform this week but this one has been calling for it for a while, albeit not as loudly as he has for tax cuts.
DAVID TONYAN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI
Rubio takes different tack on Rice

Rubio takes different tack on Rice

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- First-term Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Thursday didn't toe the party elders' line on the possible nomination of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to become the United States' next top diplomat.
DAVID TONYAN, MEDILL NEWS SERVICE, Written for UPI

Analysis: Obama balances hope and fear

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama may not have fully recognized the difficulty he faces in pressing his agenda of expensive priorities, two political observers said.
McCain mum on Budweiser sale

McCain mum on Budweiser sale

ST. LOUIS, July 24 (UPI) -- Political observers say they wonder if Republican John McCain would continue his tradition of not taking positions on alcohol issues if he is elected president.
Obama's stance practical not theoretical

Obama's stance practical not theoretical

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., breaks little new ground when he stresses solutions not ideology on policy, analysts say.

U.S. college students fail civics test

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Harvard, even though it scored the highest, was among elite U.S. colleges where students proved dismal in their knowledge of civics and history, a report said.

Political gathering rallies hip-hop clout

NEWARK, N.J., June 22 (UPI) -- Rappers Busta Rhymes and Wyclef Jean were among those attending the first U.S. National Hip-Hop Political Convention in an effort to unify political clout.

Experts differ about high-stakes testing

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The standardized education tests that federal law now requires public schools to administer to students are capable of adequately measuring the performance of both students and schools, according to a new study from the Manhattan Institute for Policy Rese
CHRISTIAN BOURGE, UPI Think Tanks Correspondent

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William Galston is a political theorist. He is the Saul I Stern Professor of Civic Engagement and the director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the School of Public Policy of University of Maryland, College Park. In addition, he is a Senior Fellow of Governance at the Brookings Institution. He was also a senior adviser to President of the United States Bill Clinton on domestic policy, and has also been employed by the presidential campaigns of Al Gore and Walter Mondale. Since 1995, Galston has served as a founding member of the Board of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy and as chair of the Campaign's Task Force on Religion and Public Values. He previously taught in the department of Government at the University of Texas-Austin.

In political philosophy, Galston has written influential works on political pluralism and on domestic policy issues in liberal society.

Galston was a student of classicist and political philosopher Leo Strauss.

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