Experts discussed the impact a politicians’ health can have on their political careers at a recent conference hosted by Northeastern’s Department of Political Science.
Facing a fractured Congress and the forthcoming midterm elections, President Obama declared he would act unilaterally when necessary—the implications of which remain to be seen, according to political science professor Robert Gilbert.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert, who is writing a book on President John F. Kennedy’s legacy, says JFK’s political decision-making “improved sharply as he acquired more seasoning.”
At an Election 2012 watch party, an enthusiastic yet anxious group of students came together to share the monumental moment with their fellow Huskies.
A day after the nation went to the polls, we’re talking to Northeastern faculty members about President Barack Obama’s electoral win over Republican Mitt Romney, despite an extremely close popular vote count. Check in throughout the day to see what experts from across the university are saying about what the results mean for the nation and the world.
According to a trio of Northeastern experts in media and politics, the performances in the first presidential debate may seal the political fate of Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Robert E. Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science, analyzes Tuesday night’s debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
Political science professor Robert Gilbert weighs in on Mitt Romney’s controversial comments that were surreptitiously recorded at a private fundraiser and then posted on the Internet.
President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage last Wednesday afternoon in a televised interview with ABC News. We asked Robert Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science in Northeastern University’s […]
Former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was killed on Thursday by revolutionary fighters in his hometown of Sirte. We asked Robert Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor of Political Science in Northeastern University’s College of Social Sciences and Humanities, to analyze the impact of Gadhafi’s death on U.S. politics and the 2012 presidential campaign.
Earlier this week, President Obama signed a bill passed by Congress that would raise the debt ceiling and avoid default. The combative negotiations that preceded the deal, however, highlighted the deep political divide in Washington. We asked Robert Gilbert, the Edward W. Brooke Professor in Northeastern’s Department of Political Science, to examine the political climate in light of this deal, and what it means for the 2012 elections.
In the wake of the shootings in Tucson, Northeastern University Professor of Political Science Robert Gilbert discussed the issue of increased security for elected officials who still need to meet […]
Political science professor Robert E. Gilbert studies American politics, parties and elections, and the U.S. presidency. He’s written extensively on the impact of illness and psychological hardships on presidents. Given […]
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