IOP in the News - Winter 2017

Wendy Sherman has little confidence in Trump's ability on 'high risk' issue of North Korea
CNN, Mar. 23, 2017

Washington media veteran: Trump has made journalism's mission clear
CNN, Mar. 20, 2017

Here's why technology could be a bigger threat to middle class jobs than free trade
CNN, Mar. 16, 2017

Harris: Progressives shouldn't apply purity tests to Dems
CNN, Mar. 9, 2017

Atlanta mayor: Trump's talk is energizing crimes against minorities
CNN, Mar. 6, 2017

Albright: Trump's rhetoric is a 'great recruiting tool for ISIS'
CNN, Mar. 2, 2017

Liberal Van Jones absolutely obliterates ‘ridiculous’ campus ‘safe spaces’ in fiery talk 
The Blaze, Feb. 28, 2017

Editor cautions journalists: Don't 'spin out of control' about Trump's media attacks
CNN, Feb. 27, 2017

Van Jones at University of Chicago: Safe Spaces Are a ‘Terrible Idea’ 
Breitbart, Feb. 25, 2017

Bill Kristol: Hill Republicans asking if they can survive four years of Trump
CNN, Feb. 23, 2017

Students, community benefit from Fellows program at U of C
Chicago Citizen, Feb. 22, 2017

Buzzfeed media editor Craig Silverman on the impact of fake news, what’s next for it, and what, exactly, it even is
Chicago Reader, Feb. 22, 2017

Goldberg discusses Trump foreign policy at IOP
Chicago Maroon, Feb. 21, 2017

Lewandowski: Trump's staff is letting him down
CNN, Feb. 20, 2017

Former HHS secretary: GOP will end up fixing rather than replacing Obamacare
CNN, Feb. 16, 2017

Students are trying to silence Fox News pundit Corey Lewandowski. That’s a mistake.
Poytner, Feb. 15, 2017

Free speech for Corey Lewandowski at University of Chicago
Chicago Tribune, Feb. 15, 2017 

Playbook, UChicago Spring 2017 Fellows
POLITICO, Feb. 13, 2017

Former health law adviser: Seniors will feel the pinch if ACA repealed
CNN, Feb. 13, 2017

J.D. Vance: Trump has running room with white working class
CNN, Feb. 9, 2017

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chance the Rapper
Rolling Stone, Feb. 8, 2017

From Sean Sphincter to Saturday Night Live: How Sean Spicier became a punchline
International Business Times, Feb. 8, 2017

The Conservative Bubble
Chicago Maroon, Feb. 6, 2017

Is Team Trump retreating in its war on CNN? 
Daily Beast, Feb. 1, 2017

Former HUD Secretary talks career path, affordable housing at IOP event
Chicago Maroon, Feb. 3, 2017

Carl Bernstein on covering Trump: Follow the money
CNN, Feb. 2, 2017

Former Ukraine finance minister: Putin wants to upend Western democracy
CNN, Jan. 30, 2017

David Rhodes to Journalists: “Remain Calm” 
TV Newser, Jan. 27, 2017

Playbook: Mediawatch
POLITICO, Jan. 27, 2017

No, Steve Bannon, the media won’t “keep its mouth shut”
Vanity Fair, Jan. 27, 2017

Panel in Chicago examines Trump’s contentious relationship with the media
CBS Chicago, Jan. 26, 2017

Keep our mouths shut? Fat chance, say media leaders
Poynter, Jan 27, 2017

CNN president to journos: Ignore Bannon, “just do your job”
Chicago Maroon, Jan. 27, 2017

Obama speechwriter talks lessons from writing during tragedies
CNN, Jan. 26, 2017

'Baghdad Sean' Spicer doubles down on crowd lies
Chicago Tribune, Jan. 23, 2017

Cecile Richards: There will be a health crisis for women if ACA repealed
CNN, Jan. 23, 2017

Planned Parenthood president warns of health crisis for women if ObamaCare is repealed
The Hill, Jan. 23, 2017

Kellyanne Conway draws fire after ‘alternative facts’ defense
CBS News, Jan. 22, 2017

The Trump administration’s lies have already ruined its credibility
The New Republic, Jan. 23, 2017

Sean Spicer: Lying to media not acceptable
CNN, Jan. 22, 2017

Epstein might want to own a baseball team​
Cubs HQ, Jan. 20, 2017

Theo Epstein’s next act? He can envision owning a baseball team
CBS Chicago, Jan. 19, 2017 

Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein shares his 20% rule for getting ahead in your career
CNBC, Jan. 19, 2017

As Obama leaves office, he revisits those who helped him along the way
Huffington Post, Jan. 19, 2017

Friedman: Forget two-state solution under Trump
CNN, Jan. 19, 2017

Trump literally holds the world’s attention in the palm of his hand
Washington Post, Jan. 17, 2017

Theo Epstein on baseball, politics and what he may do next
CNN, Jan. 16, 2017

Wallace: Trump shouldn't denigrate intelligence community
CNN, Jan. 12, 2017

Brennan says Trump ignores intel community at nation's 'peril'
CNN, Jan. 9, 2017

CIA Director touts Russia sanctions at the IOP
Chicago Maroon, Jan. 6, 2017

Outgoing CIA boss hopeful on Trump
Chicago Sun-Times, Jan. 5, 2017

CIA Director Brennan: Give Trump 'benefit of the doubt'
Chicago Tribune, Jan. 5, 2017

Top US Intelligence Officials Defend Russia Hacking Claims Against Trump Doubts
FORTUNE, Jan. 5, 2017

Top US spy chief 'resolute' in belief Russia hacked US during election
FRANCE 24, Jan. 5, 2017

World Needs to Be Warned on Russian Intervention in US Election, CIA Director Says
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 5, 2017

Intelligence Chief Defends Finding Russia Meddled in Election
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 5, 2017

Trump's Press Secretary Discusses 'Adversarial Press,' GOP Victory
MediaPost, Jan. 5, 2017

Spicer says he doesn't see Trump's tweets ahead of time as he hints at changes coming to White House press conferences
Daily Mail, Jan. 5, 2017 

The Daily 202: Republicans run the spread offense to ram through Donald Trump’s cabinet nominees
Washington Post, Jan. 5, 2017

Sean Spicer: Trump's 'Not Looking for Permission'
Newsmax, Jan. 5, 2017

Sean Spicer may kick cameras out of some White House briefings
Washington Examiner, Jan. 5, 2017

Spicer sees 'deep strategy' to Trump's tweets
The Hill, Jan. 5, 2017

Sean Spicer: Trump's not looking for permission
CNN.com, Jan. 5, 2017

Spicer: I don't 'get a memo' before Trump tweets
POLITICO, Jan. 5, 2017

“He drives the train on this”: Donald Trump’s press secretary says he has no idea when our next president will tweet
SALON, Jan. 5, 2017

"Spicer Unplugged" in Playbook
POLITICO, Jan. 5, 2017

Trump's own communications team doesn't know what Trump is going to tweet next
The Week, Jan. 5, 2017

Sean Spicer visits U. of C.'s Institute of Politics
Hyde Park Herald, Jan. 5, 2017

Trump drives the Twitter train -incoming Press Secretary
Reuters, Jan. 4, 2017

Trump Won’t Shy Away From Twitter After Becoming President, Press Secretary Promises
CBS Chicago, Jan. 4, 2017

Sean Spicer: Trump’s tweets ‘drive the news’
Chicago Sun-Times, Jan. 4, 2017

Sean Spicer, incoming White House press secretary, speaks at U of C
WGN-TV, Jan. 4, 2017

When Donald Trump Tweets, It Is News to Sean Spicer
Wall Street Journal, Jan. 4, 2017

Trump's spokesman has no idea what Trump will tweet next
Chicago Tribune, Jan. 4, 2017

Ryan says attempts to 'delegitimize election' are 'bogus'
Washington Post, Jan. 4, 2017

3 Journalists Will Be Winter Quarter IOP Fellows
Chicago Maroon, Jan. 4, 2017

Mark Shriver to Trump administration: Don't forget about the children and poor
CNN.com, Jan. 2, 2017

Trump: Smooth transition with Obama is over
USA Today, Dec. 28, 2016

Axelrod: Obama doesn't accept that election was verdict on him
Real Clear Politics, Dec. 27, 2016

2016: The 6 biggest political surprises in a wild year
USA Today, Dec. 28, 2016

What's next for the popular Obamas?
Washington Post, Dec. 27, 2016

Barack Obama admits he wrote some embarrassing love letters in college
Huffington Post, Dec. 27, 2016

Barack Obama says he was "wildly pretentious" in college years and women found him "too intense"
Quartz, Dec. 27, 2016

Humiliation for Jeremy Corbyn as Barack Obama 'forgets' his name... before going on to say Labour is 'disintegrating' and has lost touch with 'fact and reality' 
The Scottish Sun, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump tweets his support for Israel
Miami Herald, Dec. 28, 2016

Trump appoints top counter-terrorism adviser, special negotiator
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump: Obama 'lost' in key swing states for Clinton
The Hill, Dec. 27, 2016

Karl Rove: Numbers don't point to Obama third term win
Newsmax, Dec. 27, 2016

The embarrassing moment that made Obama want to quit politics
Daily Caller, Dec. 27, 2016

Lies are not only damaging, they're contagious
Chicago Sun Times, Dec. 27, 2016

Here's everything the President-elect threw a Twitter tantrum about over Christmas
Esquire, Dec. 27, 2016

Historically, odds were stacked against any President seeking a third term
Yahoo!, Dec. 27, 2016

Donald Trump had a very busy (and totally insane) holiday weekend online
Fusion, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama says he would have defeated Trump for a third term
New York Times, Dec. 26, 2016

Trump says 'no way' Obama would have won against him in 2016 election
CBS News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I could have beat Trump for a third term
Real Clear Politics, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama confesses he was 'wildly pretentious' in college
The Hill, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama is going to write another book after leaving office
Bustle, Dec. 28, 2016

Obama says he'll write a book and 'be quiet for a while' after White House exit
Austin American Statesman, Dec. 28, 2016

Trump says 'no way' Obama would have beat him
New York Post, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama is 'confident' he could have beaten Trump in 2016 election
Teen Vogue, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump: No way Obama bests me
Boston Herald, Dec. 28, 2016

Obama says he could have beaten Trump
Seattle Times, Dec. 26, 2016

Editorial: Obama's self-adulation
Boston Herald, Dec. 28, 2016

Trump: 'No way!' Obama would have won against me
AOL, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama says he would have beat Donald Trump in the election. Here are the facts.
Mic, Dec. 27, 2016

Donald Trump denies President Obama's claims he would have defeated him for third term
People, Dec. 27, 2016

The Obamas' parting shots diminish them
Toronto Sun, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama explains why his mom's parenting style worked
St Louis American, Dec. 28, 2016

Donald Trump: "NOT" a smooth transition after Obama roadblocks
CNN, Dec. 28, 2016

Obama to muster organizers, journos, pols for next generation of progressive leaders
FOX News, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump: 'No way' would Obama have beaten me
Huffington Post, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump criticizes Obama, says transition has not been smooth
Heavy, Dec. 28, 2016

Donald Trump melts down on Twitter after Obama says he would have beaten him in election
Blasting News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama's pretty sure he could have won a third term as president
Jezebel, Dec. 26, 2016

Donald Trump continues Twitter attack on Obama, celebrity backlash follows
Blasting News, Dec. 27, 2016

Barack Obama says he could've beat Donald Trump in an election
Vibe, Dec. 27, 2016

Donald Trump SLAMS Barack Obama's claim he would've beat Trump in the election if he could've run again
Perez Hilton, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump accuses Obama of 'roadblocks' during transition
POLITICO, Dec. 28, 2016

Trump accuses Obama of putting up 'roadblocks' to a smooth transition
Washington Post, Dec. 28, 2016

Obama beats Trump where it will sting: He's the most admired man in America
Washington Post, Dec. 28, 2016

Trump shatters peace with Obama with tweet on 'roadblocks'
Bloomberg, Dec. 28, 2016

Obama vs Trump: Dispute erupts over who would have won
Associated Press, Dec. 26, 2016

Who would've won an Obama vs Trump race?
MSNBC, Dec. 27, 2016

I could have won a third term: Obama
Sky News, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama says that he would have beaten Trump; Trump responds as expected
New York Mag, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama says he would have won a third term had he run
NPR, Dec. 27, 2016

Axelrod: Obama looking to Bushes as a post presidential model
CNN, Dec. 27, 2016

Axelrod: Obama doesn't accept that election was 'verdict' on his view of direction US is headed
Mediaite, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama claims he'd beat Trump if third term allowed, yet Hillary got too confident?
Inquisitr, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama blames Fox News for backlash against him
Daily Caller, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama 'confident' he could have beaten Trump (Trump says 'no way!')
Slate, Dec. 27, 2016

Democrats lost over 1,000 seats under Obama
FOX News, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama suggests the media should have helped Democrats win elections
The Blaze, Dec. 27, 2016

'It looked like the Pepsi logo': Obama was initially skeptical of campaign symbol
Yahoo!, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump on whether Obama could have won in 2016: 'No way!'
Washington Examiner, Dec. 27, 2016 

Donald Trump fires back at Obama: 'No way!' he would have won election
Washington Times, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama talks legacy amidst criticism in wake of UN Israel settlement vote
CBS News, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama 'confident' he could've 'mobilized' majority of Americans in 3rd term
The Wrap, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama would have won, because he's a lot more popular than the Dems' agenda
Washington Examiner, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump appoints top counter-terrorism adviser, special negotiator
USA Today, Dec. 27, 2016

Barack Obama was a nobody at the 2000 Democratic National Convention
Huffington Post, Dec. 27, 2016

Did Obama make it all about him?
Chicago Tribune, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama boasts of third term: I could have won
Newsmax, Dec. 27, 2016

Dispute erupts over whether Trump could have beaten Obama
Boston Globe, Dec. 27, 2016

Donald Trump announces his intention to dissolve the Trump Foundation
ABC News, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama's other DNC moment: his credit card got declined
CNN, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama used to write women the worst love letters
Esquire, Dec. 27, 2016

Barack Obama says he wold have beaten Donald Trump
US News & World Report, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama was that guy in your MFA 
New York Mag, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump fires back: 'no way' Obama would have beat him
FOX News, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump responds to Obama's claim he could've won third term
Townhall, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama knows which politician could have beaten Donald Trump in the 2016 election because Clinton played it safe
Bustle, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama recalls his 'wildly pretentious' college years
Chicago Tribune, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama said he would've beaten Trump if he ran again
Cosmopolitan, Dec. 27, 2016

Obama confident he could have defeated Trump
Voice of America, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama says he could have 'mobilized a majority of the American people' and beaten Donald Trump in 2016
Salon, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama once wrote pretentious love letters, according to President Obama
Vanity Fair, Dec. 27, 2016

President Obama plans to work on book once he leaves the Oval Office
Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, 2016

Trump: 'No way' I would have lost to Obama
POLITICO, , Dec. 26, 2016

'Dude, how insecure are you': Internet mocks Trump for saying 'no way' Obama could have beat Trump
Raw Story, Dec. 26, 2016

What will Obama do after presidency? POTUS hints at active voice in politics during Trump era
International Business Times, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama's post White House plans: organize progressives and speak out
Western Journalism, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama 'Confident' He Could Have Won in 2016
NBC News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama cried at send-off, says he could have been re-elected
New York Post, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama says he could have 'mobilized' Americans if he had run again
CBS News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama says he could have beaten Trump if he were allowed to run again - and he might 'win in' on important issues as ex-president instead of staying on the sidelines
Daily Mail, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I could have won if I had run for president again
Breitbart, Dec. 26, 2016

Playbook: Obama on Axe Files pod
POLITICO, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama Cried, Claimed Third Term Winnable
Newsmax, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: 'I could've mobilized a majority' if I had run again
The Hill, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama Needs Time to Think Doubt Himself Once He's Out of Office
Daily Caller, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I could have won a third term on message of hope and change
POLITICO, Dec. 26, 2016

David Axelrod interviews President Barack Obama for The Axe Files
CNN.com, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama says he would've won if he'd run again
New York Daily News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama Cried at Send-off, Says He Could Have Been Re-elected
FOX News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I would have won this thing
Washington Examiner, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I Could've Beaten Trump if I Ran Again
Mediaite, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: Clinton campaigned defensively, faced 'double standard'
The Hill, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama 'confident' he would have beaten Trump if he had been allowed to run
The Blaze, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama's exit interview: Hope and change can still win elections
CNN.com, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama believes he could have won a third term on a message of hope and change
Uproxx, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama says he would have beaten Trump
Washington Post, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: 'I'm confident' I would've won if I had run for president in 2016
Business Insider, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I could have won third term
FOX News, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama: I could have beaten Donald Trump
TIME, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama says Democrats will not 'disintegrate' like Labour under Jeremy Corbyn
Telegraph, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama: I'm 'confident' I could have won a third term as president
Gaurdian, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama 'confident' he could have won 2016 election
UPI, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama blames the media for Trump's landslide win in Rural America 
Daily Caller, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama says he could have beat Donald Trump
Daily Dot, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama was a nobody at the 2000 Democratic National Convention
Huffington Post , Dec. 26, 2016

Obama 'might just weigh in' on issues during Trump presidency
Daily Caller, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama to muster organizers, journos, pols for next generation of progressive leaders
Daily Caller, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama promises not to leave us alone with the scary clown-man in the White House
Wonkette, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: I would have beaten Trump
Patch, Dec. 26, 2016

The first thing Barack Obama wants to do when he leaves the White House
FOX News, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama suggests he could have won this presidential election 
Newsy, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama admits he cried during senior staff send off
Metro, Dec. 26, 2016

President Obama 'confident' he could have won in 2016
CNBC, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama says he could have 'mobilized a majority' if he'd been able to run again
Huffington Post, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama recalls his 'wildly pretentious' college years
Washington Post, Dec. 26, 2016

President Barack Obama is 'confident' he could've won a third term if allowed
Complex, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama says he could have beaten Trump
LA Times, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama says he would have beaten Trump if he had been able to run again
Inside Edition, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama says he's 'confident' he could have won in 2016
Hollywood Reporter, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama on Trump Win: Culture did shift to tolerate and diversity, but that 'doesn't always manifest' in politics 
Breitbart, Dec. 26, 2016

Barack Obama reveals he's confident he cold have won the White House again in exit interview
The Sun, Dec. 26, 2016

Obama: If I'd been able to run in 2016, I could've won
Newser, Dec. 26, 2016