As presidential candidates from both parties crisscrossed Iowa last weekend, a dozen Northeastern students headed north to preview the New Hampshire primary. They are members of journalism professor Jonathan Kaufman’s class “Covering Campaign 2016.” Here, we share their reports from the field.
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.
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.
Connections made through co-op sparked the legal career of alumna Linda Stewart Dalianis, who was recently sworn in as chief justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court