Was the election of 2016 the new normal? Or will Donald Trump’s successful campaign formula of racialized appeals and anti-establishment messaging be forgotten with the GOP reverting to its previous form after his presidency? On the campaign trail, former Vice …Read More
By Melissa Michelson
My Menlo College students are generally concerned with current events and politics at the federal level—including Supreme Court decisions and actions taken by Congress or the President—and it can be challenging to convince them that their participation …Read More
What do a clam bake in Crisfield, Maryland, a Fourth of July parade in Windsor Heights, Iowa, and a minor league baseball game in Jacksonville, Florida have in common? They all represent public social events in specific geographic locations. Candidates …Read More
Voting can be a complicated process, especially during an unprecedented global pandemic, which has already disrupted, and will continue to disrupt, our electoral processes. This guide to the Indiana primary elections will answer questions ranging from election rules, candidates …Read More
Senator Bernie Sanders withdrew his candidacy for the Democratic Presidential nomination this week, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive party nominee to face President Trump this fall. Are the primaries over, then?
Not even close. Here in Kansas, …Read More
The 2020 Democratic Primary is already one for the history books with several women running to be the nominee, including Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Kristen Gillibrand and Amy Klobuchar. We also saw several members of racial and ethnic minorities in …Read More