August 18, 2017

Matthew Green, associate professor, politics, was quoted in a Roll Call story on Rep. Robert C. Scott, a Virginia democrat, who recently held a town hall.

... Hardly any brought up topics that dominated the days’s headlines — including the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

Even Trump’s name hardly came up.

“That’s probably close to the norm,” said Matthew Green, a politics professor at Catholic University of America. “If you’re a member of Congress, to get re-elected, you need to focus on what matters locally, which could be national, but often is not.” ...

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