"Biden's replacement of Breyer will have minimal immediate short-term impact on the court," Thomas Keck, professor of political science and Michael O. Sawyer Chair of Constitutional Law and Politics, tells Newsweek. "There will still be a 6-3 conservative majority." Keck also spoke with WAER about Justice Breyer's retirement.
Top Pentagon leaders testified publicly before lawmakers for the first time since the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. Mark Jacobson, assistant dean for Washington Programs, spoke with CBS News, Deutsche Welle and WAER about their testimony and the aftermath of the Afghanistan withdrawal.
hana Gadarian, associate professor and chair of political science, says the agenda President Joe Biden laid out in his speech to a joint session of Congress is a vision that government can help people and be used for good.
Those who spoke with various media outlets about yesterday's violence at the U.S. Capitol include Professor Emeritus William C. Banks who said the fiasco was a "lawless threat" to the country's democratic institutions.