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 … read more »
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.