Medical marijuana bill faces stiff opposition
Brent Nelsen, professor of politics and international affairs, was interviewed by WYFF News 4 about a medical marijuana bill in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The bill would allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana...Continue Reading
One land’s work at healing can help U.S.
John Harris, a Furman University mathematics professor, proffers a mathematical approach for solving problems of social and political unrest in the U.S. in an opinion piece he wrote for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Following the rioting...Continue Reading
Top three ways Biden can get us out of forever wars
Akan Malici, a Furman University professor of politics and international affairs, advances a three-pronged approach for staving off partisan politics in foreign policy for the Biden administration: 1) disavow post-cold war foreign policy ideologies, 2)...Continue Reading
After saving Biden, Black voters in SC will help shape general election
Racial unrest stemming from the deaths of George Floyd and other Black people at the hands of police is a factor in this year's election, says Furman University's Danielle Vinson, a professor of politics and...Continue Reading
How do you spend $85 million in key Senate race?
With only days away from the general election, the campaign warchest amassed during the last quarter by incumbent Lindsey Graham ($28 million) and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison ($57 million), has political observers speculating about what...Continue Reading
Dems have something to look forward to in senate race
The Democratic Party cleared the way for Jaime Harrison to run without a primary opponent, and with a platform that voters care about he's created competition and concern for incumbent Senator Lindsey Graham. In the...Continue Reading
Graham, Harrison need to win ‘narrow group’ of SC voters in next debate
In the South Carolina U.S. Senate race, the two contenders for the seat are in a dead heat according to political observers. Three-term U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has inched ahead of Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison...Continue Reading
Lindsey Graham suddenly in trouble in deep-red S.C.
An article in Bloomberg reports on the tenuous status of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham for re-election in South Carolina - a race that has evolved from solidly Republican to a "toss-up" according to some election...Continue Reading
Why the Southeast is up for grabs in the 2020 election
Ronald Brownstein, senior political analyst for CNN Politics, offers a history lesson about swing states and the makeup of the Democratic and Republican electorates over the last century. For the piece, he taps the expertise...Continue Reading