Susan Stokes, Faculty Director of the Chicago Center on Democracy, was quoted in The Atlantic‘s article, “What Trump’s Total GOP Control Means Next” (June 6, 2024). Among her contributions to the piece is:

The strong message of the near-universal Republican condemnation of the verdict is that “Donald Trump owns the Republican Party,” the political scientist Susan Stokes, who directs the Chicago Center on Democracy at the University of Chicago, told me. “That means he can pretty much force the rest of the party leadership, if they see their future in the party, to toe the line, no matter what.”