Campaign 2012

Professor Voices kicks off a series called “Campaign 2012″ which will run until election day November 2012. We’ve pulled together several Boston University experts who will give their views on key issues of the campaign.

Campaign 2012: Who should Romney select as his running mate?

May 16th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos

Political expert and presidential historian Tom Whalen offers analysis on who he believes Mitt Romney should select as his running mate and why. Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131; tjw64@bu.edu

Is Massachusetts losing its political clout in Washington?

May 14th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics

Once a political powerhouse in Washington, is Massachusetts now in danger of losing its political clout? Political expert Tom Whalen talks to Fox25 News about recent retirements of the Massachusetts congressional delegation and what it... More

Weekly roundup: BU experts on Obama & gay marriage, Massachusetts Senate race

May 11th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Weekly Roundup

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power: Obama and gay marriage: The Golden Rule rules (USA Today): "Given today's religiously diverse context, this way of thinking about religion and... More

Weekly roundup: BU experts on political ads, Obama, and Romney

May 4th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Weekly Roundup

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power: Broadside: Campaign Media Watch (NECN): John Carroll, College of Communication, analyzes the latest political ads including the latest attack ads to come... More

John Carroll analyzes latest political ads

May 4th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics

College of Communication professor John Carroll, a political strategist and expert in political advertising, analyzes the latest political ads, including an attack ad by the GOP on President Obama. Carroll offers additional insight on his... More

Campaign 2012: Hardin Coleman on education issues

April 30th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Education, Politics, Videos

Hardin Coleman, Dean of the School of Education, discusses the lack of conversation on education issues in the 2012 presidential campaign. Contact Coleman at 617-353-3213; hardin@bu.edu

Campaign 2012: Whalen on anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death

April 27th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Videos

Political expert and presidential historian Tom Whalen discusses the impact the 1st anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death could have on President Obama's re-election. Contact Whalen at 978-888-3131; tjw64@bu.edu

Weekly roundup: BU experts on Romney’s VP search, Obama, and the youth vote

April 27th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Weekly Roundup

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power: The one term that must not be mentioned (The Maddow Blog): "To know Mitt Romney is to dislike him. That is the... More

Weekly roundup: BU experts on Ann Romney, MA House race, Mitt Romney, & GOP VP prospects

April 20th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power: 7 surprising facts about Ann Romney (This Week): "She definitely hurt him in that race [MA Senate race 1994]. Now, she seems... More

Weekly roundup: BU experts on Buffet Rule, Romney, Obama, and Marco Rubio

April 16th, 2012 in Campaign 2012, Politics, Weekly Roundup

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power: Why the GOP loves to hate the Democrats' Buffett rule (Christian Science Monitor): “Just by calling it the ‘Buffett rule' that’s sort... More