Tag: midterm elections

Big picture view on midterm elections

Political science department chair Graham Wilson offers his view on the midterm elections and what’s next for President Obama. Professor Wilson is the author of “Only in America? American Politics in Comparative Perspective.” “A stunning blow for the Democrats. The question now is whether Obama can play the game of wrong footing for the Republican […]

Experts available on mid-term elections

The following Boston University professors are available to comment on the upcoming mid-term elections: Tom Whalen, Associate professor, Social Science; Expert on Modern American politics and culture; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena Contact 617-353-4785, tjw64@bu.edu     Graham Wilson, Department Chair Political Science; Expert on American politics; Regular contributor on PoliticoArena Contact 617-353-2540, gkwilson@bu.edu     […]

Poll shows GOP gaining on Dems

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows the GOP gaining on Democrats heading into the midterm elections. Political Science professor Graham Wilson, author of  “Only in America? American Politics in Comparative Perspective,” offers his view. ” Obama is the victim of two totally unrealistic expectations, one of which he encouraged himself. One is that the U.S. economy could […]