Another presidential hopeful exits the race; Duncan Hunter expected to plead guilty — University of Redlands political scientist available to comment on these and other political issues. 

Dr. Renee Van Vechten is a nationally recognized expert on California politics, term limits, policy reform, and legislative practices. 

A professor of political science at the University of Redlands, she holds a master's and a doctorate degree in political science from the University of California, Irvine. She recently published the fourth edition of "California Politics: A Primer."