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A national election—especially a presidential election—raises important policy questions and priorities, debated by the candidates, discussed by voters and enacted by the new administration. More taxes or fewer? Embrace immigration or resist it? Pro-business or pro-environment? Free-market versus government regulation? The list goes on and on.
In every corner of the Maxwell School are experts on these topics. Presented below are clips featuring Maxwell faculty speaking to various aspects of U.S. presidential elections.
Can Biden win over Sanders supporters? Reeher discusses in USA Today
Professor Grant Reeher says Biden could have a hard time getting enthusiastic support from former Sanders supporters due to his lengthy record – three decades of Senate votes and two terms in the White House as President Barack Obama's vice president. It's "not gonna rub a lot of these Bernie Sanders supporters particularly in the right way," with how Biden has portrayed his own record, he says. Read more in the USA Today article "How Joe Biden is working to win over progressive voters."
Thompson talks with Spectrum on impact of Reade allegation, election
Reeher weighs in on Biden, assault allegation in USA Today, The Hill
Reeher provides insight into COVID-19 impact on 2020 election on WSYR
Popp quoted in S&P Global article on electric vehicles, 2020 election
Reeher comments on 2020 NY presidential primary in Daily Star
Reeher weighs in on Sanders-Warren fight in the Hill
Reeher speaks to US News about 2020 elections in NY State
Reeher quoted in The Hill article on confirmation process for Gorsuch
Banks discusses Russian interference in US elections on Bloomberg Law
Kriesberg op-ed on Trump's misguided foreign policies in Huff Post
Gadarian quoted in SBG article on the Affordable Care Act
Van Slyke comments on rage giving on NPR's Morning Edition
Faricy op-ed on Trump's tax policy proposals in Washington Post
Banks talks to CNN, Bloomberg about surveillance of presidents, people
Banks weighs in on Trump's wiretap claims, FISA in CNY Central article
Smullen discusses defense budget, State Dept funding on Sputnik Radio
Reeher weighs in on sub-cabinet vacancies on NPR's Marketplace
Boroujerdi cited in New Yorker article on Trump's hotel in Azerbaijan
Banks explains how to appoint a special prosecutor in Business Insider
Zoli discusses Trump's address to Congress on WSTM and WTVH
Smullen weighs in on Trump's military spending plan on WAER
Elizabeth Cohen op-ed on Trump's immigration policies in Politico
Fernandez de Castro quoted in US News article on Mexico and NAFTA
Reeher discusses lower-level political appointees in Wash Examiner
In the Washington Examiner article, "Trump's Cabinet secretaries wait for White House to fill jobs," Grant Reeher says the quality of political appointees below the Cabinet level can have a dramatic effect on how administration policies are ultimately executed.
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