Northeastern on Thursday hosted its fourth annual conference on presidential elections and politics.
Democrat Maggie Hassan, L’85, was elected governor of New Hampshire. She is the first School of Law graduate to serve as a United States governor.
We asked three faculty experts to weigh in on Barack Obama’s election night victory and what we can expect from him going forward.
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.
Two political science students are campaigning on behalf of Massachusetts senate candidates Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren.
Experts in political analysis, public speaking and presidential debates weigh in on Thursday’s debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.
Alan Schroeder, a professor in the School of Journalism and one of the nation’s foremost experts on presidential debates, offers an analysis of the first of three matchups between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney.
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.
On Wednesday, former Harvard president and Obama adviser Larry Summers joined Gregory Mankiw, an adviser to Mitt Romney, for a standing-room-only discussion hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.
Law professor Peter Enrich examines the tax policies of President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, both of whom say their plans will help put Americans back to work.
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.
Jane C. Edmonds, a senior fellow in the College of Professional Studies, says her experience attending the RNC last week underscored the promise of America and the importance of civil discourse.
Political science professors William Mayer and William Crotty examine the importance of political conventions and whether party platforms matter to voters and candidates.
A new web resource developed by Northeastern faculty aims to give voters in-depth information about the American political system in preparation for November’s presidential election.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, considers the effect of the collaborative online encyclopedia on political campaigns.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate on Saturday, ending months of speculation over who the former Massachusetts governor would choose. We […]
Political science professor Bill Crotty weighs in on the presidential race between Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney.
Republican hopefuls faced off at Monday’s GOP presidential debate in New Hampshire, after which most pundits voted front-runner Mitt Romney best in show. William Crotty, the Thomas P O’Neill professor of political science at Northeastern and expert in presidential elections, explains Republicans‘ primary campaign issues, the tactics used by presidential candidates to stand out in a debate and why Romney is leading the GOP field, for now.