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Campaign 2012: Forecast for the New Hampshire primary

January 6th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos 0 comments

Political expert and presidential historian Tom Whalen offers his predictions for the upcoming New Hampshire primary. Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131;

Weekly roundup: Campaign 2012 newsmakers

January 6th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Weekly Roundup 0 comments

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the race for the White House: Iowa a win, loss or draw for Romney? (PoliticoArena): “Romney can’t be too happy. He is the clear GOP frontrunner with lots of money to burn and organizational boots on the ground. Yet Santorum with little in the way… MORE

Campaign 2012: Joseph Kennedy III to run for Congress?

January 5th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos 0 comments

According to Democratic sources, Joseph P. Kennedy III is launching an exploratory committee in the hopes of running for Barney Frank’s vacant seat in Congress. Tom Whalen, a political historian and Kennedy expert, weighs in: Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131;

Campaign 2012: After Iowa, on to New Hampshire

January 4th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics 0 comments

With the Iowa caucus behind us, the GOP presidential field heads to New Hampshire. Graham Wilson, chair of BU’s Department of Political Science department, and Tobe Berkovitz of BU’s College of Communication, offer their insight on what’s next for Mitt Romney, winner of the Iowa caucus. Graham Wilson “Mitt Romney’s main worry at this point… MORE