Money and memes in politics

A team of North­eastern researchers is probing media output, polit­ical cam­paign lan­guage and finan­cial data to reveal the invis­ible net­works of lan­guage and money in the pres­i­den­tial election.

3Qs: Moving beyond the conventions

Michael Dukakis, a Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Polit­ical Sci­ence, weighs in on the Demo­c­ratic National Con­ven­tion and pre­views the race to the White House between Pres­i­dent Barack Obama and Repub­lican chal­lenger Mitt Romney.