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Oct 19, 2016

NC Experts: What Clinton, Trump Need To Do in Last-Chance Debate

Trump "should act in a presidential way to suggest he has a steady hand … Bring in facts and figures that demonstrate a deeper grasp of policy. Give (voters) reason to say, ‘Wow, we can envision him in the Oval Office.’ ” Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

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Oct 18, 2016

U.K. Students Manage Presidential Campaigns Through NC State Simulation

“Election 2016,” an online simulation created by NC State University political scientist Andy Taylor and graduate student Alex Johnson, tasks teams of students from England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to manage a United States presidential candidate’s campaign — hopefully to victory in the general election. 

Oct 15, 2016

NC Senate Could Be Republicans’ Insurance Policy

Privately, many Republicans worry about a bad year in North Carolina. Some believe “Trump drag” down the ballot could be devastating. Besides Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, fallout from the controversial House Bill 2 is expected. Andy Taylor, political science, featured. 

Oct 14, 2016

Trump Effect Could Boost Medicaid Expansion By Swaying State Elections

Democrats running for governor in states that have not expanded Medicaid are blasting their Republican opponents for the GOP's refusal to extend coverage to low-income adults under the Affordable Care Act. States where a Democratic gubernatorial victory and state legislative gains could make a difference in passing or preserving Medicaid expansion include North Carolina. Andrew Taylor, political science, featured. 

Sep 29, 2016

A Close, Crucial Race in North Carolina

As she faces a tightening race, Hillary Clinton is stepping up her efforts in North Carolina—where polls put her neck-and-neck with Donald Trump—in the hope that it will smooth her path to the White House in November. Andy Taylor, Political Science, featured. 

Jul 1, 2016

Why North Carolina was Picked for First Joint Clinton-Obama Rally

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s choice of Charlotte, North Carolina, for her first campaign appearance with incumbent Barack Obama is a blend of confidence about the fall election and concern about the unpredictable nature of Republican challenger Donald Trump, experts said. Andrew Taylor, professor of political science, featured.