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Browse upcoming events at the Center for Political Future and Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics. For a full calendar of our events, please visit the Events Page.Events Page
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Longtime friends, despite political differences, Robert Shrum and Michael Murphy are working together to co-direct the Center.About Our Team
Robert Shrum has a storied career as an author and campaign adviser to Democratic candidates.
Michael Murphy is one of the Republican Party’s most successful political consultants.
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