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Joshua Spivak
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Recalling judges anywhere is extremely difficult--not one has faced a recall vote in 30 years in America, and it's harder in California than some other places. So targeting Judge Aaron Persky is probably futile.
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Throughout history, wealthy industrialists have engaged in vendettas. The venture capitalist Peter Thiel, we now see, is no different. What’s
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State lawmakers are talking about recalling Mayor Rahm Emanuel. But voters should see the effort for what it is: a clumsy PR stunt, says Joshua Spivak of the Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform.
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Clinton set out to claim the mantle of the president’s standard-bearer.
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Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives was originally indended to be the unruly chamber of Congress, reflecting the people’s unfettered passion. Last week, Americans got to see what the founders expected.
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Once again, we have the Recall Elections Blog's annual end of the year stats, featuring my article in The Week, which provides some further thoughts on why the recalls are taking place. The issues for recalls were all over th...
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Once again, a recall election is arguably the most fascinating election of the year. As opposed to some of the past famous recalls, the big one this year is for a minor political position: three School Board members in Jeffer...
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Education
  • Columbia Law School
    2001
  • Brooklyn College
    MA/History, 1998
  • Brooklyn College
    BA/History, 1995
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Public Relations/Recovering Attorney/Pundit At Large
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  • Ripp Media
    Senior Director
  • Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform at Wagner College
    Senior Fellow
  • Recall Elections Blog
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  • Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
    Associate
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