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Prof. Vanessa Tyson to Offer Election Night Commentary at FOX-LA

CLAREMONT, California - November 1, 2016

 Vanessa TysonVanessa Tyson, assistant professor of politics at Scripps College, will offer live commentary as an election-night guest in the FOX-LA news studio in Los Angeles on Nov. 8. Professor Tyson will offer non-partisan commentary on national politics, the election, and state propositions during the television station’s election night reporting, including appearances on the 5pm, 5:30pm and later broadcasts. Tyson, whose book tour for Twists of Fate, Multiracial Coalitions and Minority Representations in the US House of Representatives began this fall, has recently been featured by The New Republic Studio, interviewed by POLITICO, US’s Poppy MacDonald ’97, and Lana Zak of ABC News
Her book Twists of Fate examines how the Congressional Tri-Caucus—comprised of lawmakers from and representing communities of color—have formed a powerful voting bloc that is changing the dynamics of minority representation on Capitol Hill. She has been an active voice in the primary election season commentary as well, with columns published in The Conversation and U.S. News & World Report earlier in the year. 

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