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Reeher Speaks with The Hill About Republican Nikki Haley Entering the 2024 Presidential Race
“If Republicans get in the mindset of, ‘The first attribute we need is the ability to beat Joe Biden,’ then she becomes a very attractive candidate,” says Grant Reeher, professor of political science and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.
See related: Federal, U.S. Elections
Reeher Quoted in Governing Article on New York Gov. Kathy Hochul
The governor of New York possesses too much formal power to think about writing her off, says Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute. “She has an enormous amount of power in the budget,” he says, “and that’s the thing that’s coming up next.”
See related: Government, State & Local, United States
Radcliffe Discusses a Possible Return of Trump to the Presidency in The Hill
"If Trump, unable to accept losing, ignored the available evidence confirming the election’s integrity and really believed it was fraudulent, then his dearth of intellectual honesty renders him cognitively incompetent to hold the most powerful office in the world," says Dana Radcliffe, adjunct professor of public administration and international affairs.
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On Tragedy’s Anniversary, Former NASA Leader Sean O’Keefe Reflects on the ‘Price of Diligence’
O’Keefe, a Maxwell School alumnus and Syracuse University Professor, was at the helm 20 years ago when Columbia broke apart while returning from a space research mission.
See related: Federal, Space Exploration, United States
NBA Hall of Famer and Former Detroit Mayor Dave Bing ’66 to Speak at Syracuse University on Feb. 17
The legendary athlete will reflect on his past experiences, current challenges and work to uplift Black youth.
See related: Children, Adolescents, Civil Rights, State & Local
Gadarian Quoted in Christian Science Monitor Piece on Trump’s Political Future
“Trump starts off with a huge advantage in terms of name recognition and money in the bank—not his own money, but money from 2020 and money that he’s raising now,” says Shana Kushner Gadarian, professor and chair of political science. “So there is absolutely the case that he could be the nominee.”
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Thompson Talks to WRVO About the Scrutiny Surrounding Rep. George Santos
"If people decide that they will vote for somebody, regardless of what they may have done in their past, that's one thing," says Margaret Susan Thompson, associate professor of history and political science. "But if they vote under the misconception that somebody is what they say they are and then they find out later when it's too late that [it] is wrong. That's a very different situation."
See related: Congress, Elections, Government, U.S. Elections, United States
Barton Piece on the Problem with Primaries Published in American Purpose
"The Problem with Primaries," written by Richard Barton, assistant teaching professor of public administration and international affairs, was published in American Purpose. "To free political parties from fringe candidates, we need to eliminate primaries that favor extremes," says Barton.
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Gadarian’s “Pandemic Politics” Reviewed by Foreign Affairs
"Pandemic Politics: The Deadly Toll of Partisanship in the Age of COVID" (Princeton University Press, 2022), co-authored by Professor and Chair of Political Science Shana Kushner Gadarian, was reviewed in Foreign Affairs. "Their book is a sophisticated study, based on voluminous data, of U.S. politics as revealed by the strains and stresses of the pandemic," writes Jessica T. Mathews.
See related: COVID-19, Government, Political Parties
Changing Faces of Political Women in Tokyo
This article, written by Professor of Political Science Margarita Estévez-Abe and published in the Japanese Journal of Political Science, examines the biographies of female local politicians in Tokyo's 23 Special Ward assemblies to understand the rise of Mama Giin.
See related: Civil Rights, East Asia, Gender and Sex, Political Parties