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Do Vice Presidents Really Matter?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The single biggest asset, though, that a VP pick brings to any presidential table is that he or she can turn on more voters than their potential boss can or has turned off no matter what part of the country they hail from, their gender, or their rank in the party. Pence and Kaine were tapped precisely because both were seen as being able to accomplish that tricky feat.

Cognitive Psychology Helps Explain Our Post-Factual Presidential Campaign

David Ropeik | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
David Ropeik

It was a but a blip in the raucous carnival that the Presidential campaign has been, a flash-in-the-pan moment instantly overshadowed by more headline...

Jason Linkins

No, The Conflict At The University Of Virginia Has Got Nothing To Do With A 'Queen Bee Scenario' | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.26.2012 | Media

Back when the contretemps that's currently engulfing the University of Virginia concerning the ouster of University President Teresa Sullivan started ...

Zach Carter

University of Virginia Scandal Fingers Education's Corporate Masters | Zach Carter | Posted 06.25.2012 | College

For more than two weeks, the University of Virginia has been in an uproar over the abrupt resignation of school President Teresa Sullivan. Sullivan st...

Zach Carter

University Coup Led By Political Donors Lacking Academic Experience | Zach Carter | Posted 06.21.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- The leadership coup at the University of Virginia was conducted by a governing board with profound financial means and limited professio...

Sam Stein

Tim Kaine 'Increasingly Likely' To Run For Senate But No Decision Yet | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Democratic officials say Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine is “increasingly likely” to announce a run for the Virgin...

DNC Chairman Tim Kaine: GOP Call To Start Over 'Is Like Dr. Kevorkian Giving You Healthcare Advice'

The Hill | Jordan Fabian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans' calls to start from scratch on health reform legislation "is like Dr. Kevorkian giving you healthcare advice," Democratic National Commit...