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Matthew Wilson on the Midterm Elections

KDFW Fox4 Originally aired Nov. 4 2014 Texas voters turned the state an even deeper shade of red if that’s possible. SMU political science professor Matthew Wilson talks about what it means. Watch video

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Joshua Rovner: Nevermind ISIS and Putin — Asia matters more to U.S. strategy

Dallas Morning News Originally posted: Nov. 4, 2014 The grisly war with the Islamic State and the crisis with Russia continue to dominate the news — and capture the attention of U.S. leaders. Despite all this turmoil, the long-term focus … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, can Democrats ever win in Texas?

The New York Times Originally posted: Nov. 5, 2014 Texas Democrats Ponder How They Will Ever Win By MANNY FERNANDEZ ……“Democratic leaders are trying to sound upbeat, but their collective heart, having been torn out and stomped on, is clearly … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, candidate with most votes wins, but majority not required

Star Telegram Originally posted- November 3, 2014 No do-overs: Winners take all in Tuesday’s election. Whoever gets the most votes wins — a majority is not required. That’s what voters need to remember about Tuesday’s general election in Texas. “It’s … Continue reading

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Matthew Wilson, Political Science, lieutenant governor candidates on education

KERA Posted Oct. 20, 2014 …..As the Republican nominee in a red state, Patrick is the front-runner in this race. Southern Methodist University Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson believes if Patrick wins he would take his tea party values to … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, political scientist, Ebola heightens partisanship

San Antonio Express WASHINGTON — As Americans wait to see how many more U.S. Ebola cases will be diagnosed, a sharp partisan divide is developing around the issue of whether or not the administration is doing enough to stop the … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, Political Science, what if Republicans take over the Senate?

Christian Science Monitor …In the run-up to the 2016 election, “it would be in the interest of the Republican majority in both houses, should one develop, and President Obama to position their party brands as able to do business,” says … Continue reading

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Cal Jillson, political science professor, Rick Perry tries for positive spin on indictment

Business Insider….. Cal Jillson, a political science professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, said Perry has a brief chance to reintroduce himself. If Perry goes to trial, voters will see a parade of Perry operatives discuss the deal-making surrounding … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor Matthew Wilson on Wendy Davis’ TV ad

KERA….Davis’ ad is a dramatization of an event in 1993. A vacuum cleaner salesman offering in-home demonstrations rapes a young mother while her two children sleep in a nearby room. “The salesman was a sexual predator on probation but the … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor quoted in Time

….“Governor Perry’s public relations strategy is to present this indictment as one blow, low and foul, in an ongoing fight between a disgraced, partisan, Democratic, district attorney and a Republican governor fighting for common decency, the rule of law, and … Continue reading

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