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Christie Whitman: How we can get a woman in the White House

Around the country, the American public is faced with the reality that yet again, a woman will not achieve the presidency this election cycle. When examining why a woman has yet to obtain the highest office of the land, we need to acknowledge the role that money plays in politics.

By |2020-03-30T03:42:30-05:00March 30th, 2020|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments

Whitman: Elect More Women to Counteract Misogyny in NJ Politics

While she won’t be at tonight’s hearing of the committee looking into the mistreatment of women in New Jersey politics, the only woman elected to New Jersey’s highest office has at least one suggestion for improving the lot of women in politics everywhere: Elect more women.

By |2020-03-20T02:50:54-05:00March 20th, 2020|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments

Weld collects endorsements in presidential campaign

As he aims for an upset win in New Hampshire over President Donald Trump, William Weld over the weekend secured the endorsement of former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, a moderate Republican whose tenure in office overlapped with Weld's.

By |2020-02-13T04:46:26-05:00February 10th, 2020|All Posts, News|0 Comments

A president who Ignores the constitution is a colossal threat—even to his own party

President Donald Trump has been impeached by the House of Representatives. What happens in the Senate in early 2020 may not remove him from office, but this is nonetheless a historic moment.

By |2019-12-31T05:38:42-05:00December 24th, 2019|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments

Trump administration’s war on science has hit ‘crisis point’, experts warn

The treatment of science by the Trump administration has hit a “crisis point” where research findings are manipulated for political gain, special interests are given improper influence and scientists are targeted for ideological reasons, a nonpartisan taskforce of former government officials has warned.

By |2019-10-06T15:39:28-05:00October 3rd, 2019|All Posts, News|0 Comments

For Scientific Integrity in Government, Fix Political Appointments Process

The list of scandals featuring senior U.S. officials who subsumed scientific integrity to their political or personal interests numbers 60 entries in a new report from a bipartisan task force that traced practices under the past three presidents.

By |2019-10-06T15:38:17-05:00October 3rd, 2019|All Posts, News|0 Comments

Under Trump, the integrity of government research is in shambles

Regardless of President Trump’s fate in the impeachment inquiry, his presidency has exposed serious fissures in our system of government that require repair — especially when it comes to the integrity of government research.

By |2019-10-06T15:41:48-05:00October 3rd, 2019|All Posts, Opinion|0 Comments

Bipartisan Report Says Trump’s Abuse Has Pushed Federal Science to a ‘Crisis’

All presidents over the past two decades have nudged science to support their policies, but a report out of N.Y.U. said the Trump administration has driven federal science to a “crisis point.”

By |2019-10-06T15:40:07-05:00October 3rd, 2019|All Posts, News|0 Comments