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Feb. 19: Governing in polarized times discussed at capitol

OLYMPIA, Wash. – “Governing Washington in Polarized Times” will be discussed by a panel in a free, public presentation at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Cherberg ABC Meeting Room at the Washington State Capitol. The event is hosted by the Washington State University Foley Institute with Secretary of State Kim Wyman’s office.

Early primaries would boost states’ impact

PULLMAN – As they prepare to caucus this weekend in the shadow of Super Tuesday’s much-publicized presidential primary, a new study by a WSU professor and political scientist suggests Washington’s voters could likely have boosted their impact on the race for the White House had they instead participated in an earlier primary process. Conducted by WSU […]

WSU will host Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, will participate in lectures and readings on the Pullman campus next month in conjunction with the WSU production of his play, “Death and the King’s Horseman.”Born in Nigeria in 1934, Soyinka is a playwright, poet, novelist and political activist. His plays have been produced […]

Political science professors recreate text on state politics

Three Washington State University political science professors have teamed up to create a new textbook for the coming decade. Cornell Clayton, Lance LeLoup and Nick Lovrich began work on “Washington State Government and Politics” in April 2002 when they realized the current edition was more than a decade old. Contrary to previous editions, this book […]

The 2004 Presidential Campaign Ad Wars

The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University is sponsoring a public lecture on “Early Lessons from the 2004 Presidential Campaign Ad Wars” Thursday, April 22. The lecture will be given by Ken Goldstein, associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Director of the […]