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Politics

News about UB’s political science programs, and related insight into politics. (see all topics)

2/10/16

Political divisions in American politics are deep and real, yet the idea persists that America is a moderate nation and that most Americans are moderates, according to two UB political scientists.

2/10/16

Marco Rubio is still the candidate most likely to unify the Republican party and secure the nomination in November, says James Campbell.

2/2/16

The real winner in Iowa was Marco Rubio, says UB's Jacob Neiheisel. And he is likely to have success in New Hampshire, too.

1/27/16

The Ted Cruz campaign points to research from UB's James Campbell that looks at the impact of swing voters.

12/11/15

Criticism from the opposite party, or media, creates a backlash effect, says UB's Jacob Neiheisel.

12/3/15

Pro-gun organizations have too much control over Congress, says UB's Anthony O’Rourke.

11/19/15

The refugee screening process is already largely effective, says Hilary Weaver.

11/17/15

Experts can discuss topics that range from refugees to the impact on the psyche.

11/10/15

People are advocating for medical marijuana for less than pure reasons, says UB's Edward Bednarczyk. It needs to be studied.

10/22/15

Justin Trudeau understands how important the U.S.-Canada relationship is, UB experts say, and he is eager to re-establish it.