Tag Archives: 2016

Graham Dodds and Executive Orders

During the early days of his presidency, Donald Trump has frequently taken to the Executive Order, why is unilateral presidential directives so contested? What is the history of the Executive Order, what are the risks of presidential directives, and how … Continue reading

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Linda Fowler and the Foreign Relations Committee

For Episode 6 of Campaign Context Professor Linda Fowler (Dartmouth College) joined me for a discussion on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, providing both historical context and insight into how it affects topical issues for the campaign. Fowler is an … Continue reading

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Julian Zelizer and Presidential Power

Professor Julian Zelizer (Princeton University) is the guest of Episode 5 of Campaign Context, which focuses on presidential power and the myth of the strong-arming president. Zelizer is among the foremost political historians and the author of numerous books and … Continue reading

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Jefferson Cowie and Labor Unions

Episode 4 of Campaign Context features┬áProfessor Jefferson Cowie (Cornell University) and a discussion on labor unions as political actors in the U.S. Professor Cowie is one of┬áthe leading stars of labor historians and the author of the acclaimed books Stayin’ … Continue reading

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Hans Noel and the Invisible Primary

For Episode 3 of Campaign Context Professor Hans Noel (Georgetown University) joined me for a discussion on the invisible primary and the political ideologies of the parties. Noel is one of the authors of the influential The Party Decides: Presidential … Continue reading

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