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Ongoing Threats to NSF Funding for Political Science

In his February 5 speech at the American Enterprise Institute, Majority Leader Eric Cantor announced that he plans to ask Congress to shift spending from political sciences to “hard” sciences such as cancer research.

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), ranking member of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, responded. To read her response, click here

Carol Geary Schneider, President of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, also has responded to Cantor's plan. Click here to read her response .

For information on the last effort to do this, click here.