Category: Tom Whalen

Despite FBI review news, presidential race still Hillary Clinton’s to lose

Deutsche Welle Tom Whalen, College of General Studies The latest turn in this unpredictable presidential election saga may have thrown a life line to Donald Trump’s troubled campaign, said experts, but so far it hasn’t changed the basic dynamics of the race for the White House with Clinton still favoured to win… Expert quote: As […]

Debate question flap boosts ‘rigged’ narrative

Boston Herald Tom Whalen, College of General Studies Revelations that Democratic National Committee interim chairwoman Donna Brazile received questions to a debate and a town hall event as a CNN contributor — then passed them on to Hillary Clinton’s aides — further fueled Donald Trump’s argument that the system is rigged and the former secretary […]

Huge surge in early voting could be good news for Clinton

Vanity Fair Tom Whalen, College of General Studies While there are still 13 days left in the interminable 2016 election, more than 12 million people have already cast their ballots as of Wednesday… Expert quote: Tom Whalen, a professor at Boston University, estimates that 40 percent of voters might cast their ballot early in this […]

Bush’s letter to Clinton: Even bitter elections can bring polite power transfers

Christian Science Monitor Thomas Whalen, College of General Studies Following this campaign season can be stress-inducing. Apart from the typical mud-slinging in every election, there were pointed insults, occasional violence, and a seeming void of personal relationship between the two candidates who didn’t even shake hands in the third and final debate. Expert quote: “The […]