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The Democratic Convention

by Dafydd Townley At this year’s Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Hillary Clinton will be officially declared as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate. Despite the challenge from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, it’s been a relatively easy affair. Clinton had the … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention

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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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The emergence of Trump and Sanders: not just a phenomenon confined to the United States?

by Darius Wainwright President Dwight D Eisenhower once threatened to leave the Republican Party unless it reflected the progressive, centrist principles that he advocated.[i] Were he alive today, it is fair to say that current developments within the GOP would … Continue reading

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