Politics

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

3/2/16

The stakes are far too high to count Trump's Republican rivals out just yet, says James Campbell.

2/25/16

To address the gender disparity in politics, the University at Buffalo will for the second year host Elect Her, a daylong program that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office.

2/16/16

Political conflict has exploded over whether President Obama should attempt to replace Scalia in an election year, and whether the Senate should consider the president’s choice.

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.