Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen! – Diana DeGette and Fred Upton

Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen! – Diana DeGette and Fred Upton

“Working together, Fred and I were able to pass one of the most important pieces of health care legislation in decades. If there’s one thing the two of us understand, it’s that to get anything done in Washington, you have to be willing to put aside your political differences and work across the aisle to…

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Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Phil Deloria is a social, cultural and political historian of the relations among American Indian peoples and the United States. Author of Playing Indian, and Indians in Unexpected Places. “Creativity seems to me to require the purposeful, intentional creation of conditions under which you can pose problems, and feel some uncertain confidence that the universe,…

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Bipartisanship (and Friendship) Happen! – David Skaggs and Scott McInnis

Scott and I have enjoyed a warm and respectful friendship for over 30 years. We were always colleagues and fellow Coloradoans, first; political party considerations intruded only occasionally. But “party” in those days was a very mild version of what it is today. Scott was a straight shooter whom I could and did trust. When…

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Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Historians Imagine: Celebrating Creativity in the Craft

Natalia Molina is a historian who examines the interconnectedness of racial and ethnic communities through her concept of “racial scripts.” Author of How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts and Fit to Be Citizens?: Public Health and Race in Los Angeles, 1879-1940. Historians Imagine is a monthly…

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