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Archive for May, 2006

June 13 Primary Results and Analysis

A handful of states select Senate and gubernatorial nominees

The tradition in American politics has been for campaign season to unofficially kick off on Labor day, as candidates, campaigns, voters and journalists return from August vacations and focus their attention on the remaining nine weeks before Election Day. However–just as the presidential nomination process starts earlier and earlier–Congressional and gubernatorial campaigns are now beginning […]

The Culture of Corruption

It's bipartisan now

, Director, U.Va. Center for Politics

Something significant happened on the political front last week. In the midst of Donald Rumsfeld’s trial by fire from hecklers and Porter Goss’s forced resignation as CIA director and George W. Bush’s inexorable fall in the polls, it was easy to underestimate the importance of Congressman Patrick Kennedy’s latest little scandal. After all, he is […]