Stories about "News and politics"
The Boston Globe and others interview Tom Whalen '86 about Ted Kennedy's legacy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 8:50 am

In covering the death and legacy of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, many news outlets, including ABC News and The Boston Globe, turned to Boston University social scientist Tom Whalen '86, an expert on Massachusetts politics and presidential leadership whose books include Kennedy Versus Lodge, about the 1952 Senate race in Massachusetts in which John F. Kennedy defeated Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. Regarding the Kennedy political dynasty, Whalen tells ABC News that "frankly, we might be moving into a new era in American politics where people have grown tired of the dynasties."

Goodlatte gives raise to charities

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 10:06 am

The Daily News-Record of Harrisonburg, Va., reports that U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte...

The Wounds of War

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home

Pearls and Swine

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 12:01 pm

Fareed Zakaria’s wise words pique professors’ interest

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Statistics ace raises doubt

Thursday, June 25, 2009 11:21 am

The Boston Globe describes how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at...

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

Thursday, June 25, 2009 9:36 am

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman '08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has "leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines" with a co-written article that points out "data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities" in Iran.

Stealing the village vote

Thursday, June 18, 2009 11:31 am

In an op-ed essay published in The New York Times, Bates politics...

Marriage fight looms

Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:59 am

The Morning Sentinel reports that political strategist Jesse Connolly ’03 will run...

U.S. attorney nominee Joyce Vance known as rock under pressure

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:23 pm

The Birmingham News profiles Joyce White Vance ’82, a President Obama nominee...

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