Category: College of General Studies

A hint that, in the end, Sanders might work with Democratic Party

Christian Science Monitor Tom Whalen, College of General Studies This week, Bernie Sanders offered a hint that, as he seeks to turn his legions of rabid supporters into a movement, he might work from within the Democratic Party… Expert quote: “I don’t think everyone is going to be on same page. That’s more time and […]

Boston ups $60K city hall audit to $200K for second review

Fox25 News Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is having another tax-payer funded investigation done to ensure no wrongdoing by City Hall… Expert quote: “I think, number one, that it’s good political optics. You want to be in front of an issue, particularly when it’s one of corruption or potential malfeasance. […]

Clinton sex scandals, rape claim back in spotlight as 2016 race gets personal

Sinclair Broadcast Group Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Bolstered by a new Fox News poll showing him leading Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump attacked Clinton and her husband Wednesday night with some of the harshest language yet, and it may only be a taste of the vitriol to come […]

Patrick would be ‘terrific choice’ as Clinton’s veep

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Gov. Deval Patrick is reportedly on the short list of potential running mates for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and Bay State political analysts say he could be the perfect pick because he could help win over the party’s progressive wing and shine in head-to-head debates… Expert quote: […]

Pundits: Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, likely 1-and-done term

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Divisive front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — battling ever-growing unpopularity, strong resistance from within their own parties, partisan stonewalling and even age — may already be doomed to a one-term presidency, pundits say… Expert quote: “If you don’t get something done in the first year, your […]