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  • Political Party Nominations and Scandals
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    Political Party Nominations and Scandals

    Political scientists presented four research papers on national party nominations, rule changes for the 2016 elections, and recovering from political scandals. Topics included the value of political endorsements, the…

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  • Political Parties and American Voters
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    Political Parties and American Voters

    Political scientists presented four research papers on national political polarization, the changing electorate and party affiliations. Topics included the possibility of New Jersey Governor Christie (R) running for…

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  • Tea Party Activism
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    Tea Party Activism

    Political scientists presented four research papers on the history and future of the tea party movement, and its effect on the Republican Party. “Tea Party Activism” was a panel of the University of…

    675 views
  • 2008 Presidential Election
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    2008 Presidential Election

    Panelists spoke about the 2008 presidential elections and the election’s impact on political parties. Among the topics they addressed were voter turnout, party organization and outreach, as…

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  • 2008 Presidential Nomination Process
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    2008 Presidential Nomination Process

    Panelists spoke about political innovation and adaptation during the presidential nominating process. They focused on the types of candidates who have been able to build adaptive strategies…

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  • Political Party Organization
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    Political Party Organization

    Participants spoke about voter turnout and participation in the 2008 elections, efforts by party organizers to engage the electorate, and possible lessons for future election cycles. They…

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  • Partisanship and the Future of Political Parties
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    Partisanship and the Future of Political Parties

    Participants presented their papers on political partisanship in 2008. Among the topics they addressed were shifting political loyalties among the electorate, the influence of new media…

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  • Ohio 16th Congressional District Debate
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    Ohio 16th Congressional District Debate

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  • Ohio 13th Congressional District Debate
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    Ohio 13th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for the Ohio 13th congressional district seat debated issues. The seat was vacated by Sherrod Brown who is running for senator. Telecast contained campaign commercials. The event…

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  • Ohio Gubernatorial Debate
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    Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

    Before an audience on the Ohio State university campus, the candidates debated many issues, including women and minorities in government, energy policy, higher education, the state economy,…

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  • emImpeachable Offensesem
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    Impeachable Offenses

    Mr. Finkelman spoke about his book Impeachable Offenses, published by Congressional Quarterly Books. The book presents the historical proceedings and precedents for impeachment in the U.S.…

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  • Town Meeting on Race
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    Town Meeting on Race

    This was the first of three national town hall meetings, all part of the president’s initiative on race. During his opening remarks, he outlined a plan to create educational opportunity…

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