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Reeher weighs in on NY's 2022 gubernatorial race in Press-Republican

Professor Grant Reeher says next year's Democratic primary may favor a left-leaning candidate such as Attorney General Letitia James, should she decide to go for the governor's office.
March 24, 2021

Reeher weighs in on Tucker Carlson 2024 run in National Interest

"Carlson has been keen to focus on the supposed failings and absurdities of Democratic elites, and that puts him in as good a position as any to inherit his supporters—those for whom Trump, as an individual candidate and office-holder, carried some extra appeal beyond the standard Republican brand," says Grant Reeher, professor of political science.
March 18, 2021

Gadarian speaks to the Telegraph about Hunter Biden's memoir

"He’s a person who’s been in the public eye for a long time. He was at the center of former President Donald Trump’s first impeachment, and his public image has been framed to some extent by the political opposition, so his aim may be to establish a public record in his own words," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science.
March 8, 2021

Barkun comments on QAnon's March 4 failure in Business Insider article

"QAnon is dealing with a very difficult cognitive-dissonance situation," says Michael Barkun, professor emeritus of political science.
March 5, 2021

Banks weighs in on Trump's legal problems in Newsday article

"There are various possibilities here for hiding assets or overvaluing or undervaluing assets," says Professor Emeritus William C. Banks, who was quoted in the Newsday article, "Trump’s legal problems escalate even though he’s not in power."
March 1, 2021

Barkun participates in discussion panel on QAnon

The panelists discussed the dangers of conspiracy theories, the processes of joining and leaving cults (and whether QAnon is itself a cult), and the threat that the United States faces from QAnon now that Joe Biden is president. 
February 17, 2021

Gadarian quoted in City & State article on Tenney's win in New York's 22nd congressional district

"If you’re a Democrat who is trying to walk the line in a kind of socially conservative district, I think having to vote on impeachment, having to take positions on budgets—those are now (votes) that your opponent can push against," says Shana Gadarian, associate professor of political science. "It’s not just rhetoric to say that you vote with Nancy Pelosi. You’re a Democrat in Congress, you have voted with the House speaker."
February 12, 2021

Banks weighs in on Republican's support for Trump in China Daily

Because Senate conviction requires a two-thirds majority, it is highly unlikely that 67 senators will line up against the former president, according to Professor Emeritus William C. Banks. 
February 10, 2021

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