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The Republican Convention

Dafydd Townley (@hanesydd) on the Republican Convention in our newest US Election Special post Continue reading

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Congress to Campus: A Brief Report

On February 29, 2016, the Department of History hosted the prestigious event Congress to Campus. This day-long event – organised in association with the US Association of Former Members of Congress and the Eccles Centre at the British Library – … Continue reading

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Hillary’s campaign? Cranking up, but so far it’s… ‘meh’

by Mark Shanahan, Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading. “The race for the Democratic nomination is in the home stretch, and victory is in sight!” With those words, Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed the adoring loyalists … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room: the Republican Party in 2016

by Dafydd Townley The race to be the party candidates for the 2016 election has been fascinating. It has confused poll analysts, political scientists, and broken from historical trends. All of this and it is only April. As onlookers we … Continue reading

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Looking towards Super Tuesday

by Dafydd Townley The American election campaign takes its first major step towards selecting the final candidates for the two major parties next Tuesday. Super Tuesday, as it has become known, is the day on which the largest number of … Continue reading

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