New York Times’ chief Washington correspondent to share thoughts on current political landscape

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April 17, 2018New York Times’ chief Washington correspondent to share thoughts on current political landscape
by Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Carl Hulse, the chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, will visit SIU Carbondale later this month and discuss the present state of politics in the nation’s capital. 
Considered one of the nation’s leading authorities on congressional issues, Hulse will present “Washington Politics in the Age of Trump” on April 23. The lecture is at 6 p.m. in the SIU School of Law’s Hiram H. Lesar Auditorium. 
The event, sponsored by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, is free and open to the public.
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Will provide insight on congressional issues 
“Carl is one of the most experienced and best informed reporters in Washington,” John Shaw, Simon Institute director, said. “Carl will be able to explain — as well as anyone is able to explain — what is happening in Washington during this time of enormous political disruption.”    
During his visit at SIU, Hulse will meet with journalism students and Simon Institute ambassadors. 
Has been with New York Times for more than 30 years 
Hulse has been in his present position since 2016. He is managing editor of First Draft, a daily political newsletter within He is also author of “On Washington,” a regular and widely read New York Times column chronicling developments in the nation’s capital from the perspective of a longtime expert in politics and policy. 
Hulse was previously Washington editor for The Times, directing all facets of Washington coverage of the White House and executive branch, Congress, the courts and the Pentagon from 2011 to 2014. 
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