French election: First round out of the way, second round will be a yawner

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, two non-traditional candidates who campaigned on opposite electoral platforms, advanced to the second and final round of the French presidential race. Cornell experts offer their views on the election so far, and what we should expect come May 7. Christopher Way, professor of government and director of the Cornell […]

Hillary delivers – speech unites the party, lights up Twitter

Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time tweet analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, found that […]

Democratic Convention Twitter followers love Biden and Kaine

Kaine mocks Trump’s ‘Believe me’; hashtags go wild Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin […]

On Twitter: Bill Clinton’s speech elicits positive sentiment toward Hillary

Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, say Bill Clinton’s […]

Twitter verdict: Trump full of sound and fury, influencing no one

Drew Margolin, a professor of communication at Cornell University who studies human dynamics through social media, has been tracking how the electorate reacts to presidential candidates on Twitter since the beginning of the primaries. Using a new method of real-time analysis, Margolin and his collaborator, Yu-Ru Lin of the University of Pittsburgh, predict Republican nominee […]

Trump not changing his stripes since clinching nomination

Glenn C. Altschuler is the Dean of the Cornell School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, Professor of American Studies, and the co-author of Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the 19th Century. According to him, there is no evidence that Trump is moving toward a more Presidential, diplomatic demeanor. Bio: https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sce/altschuler/index.php Altschuler says: […]

Cornell experts: NY primary signals political rebellion

Elizabeth Sanders, an elections expert and professor of Government at Cornell University says candidates from both parties have given “full throat” to a political rebellion in New York. Bio: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/sanders/ Sanders says: “New York has never been thought of as a rebellious state, but last night it gave full throat to the rebellion within the […]

Fox News analyst to address politics and objectivity at Cornell Republicans lecture

WHAT: “A Fair and Balanced Approach to Politics” lecture, featuring Fox News Channel’s Kimberly Guilfoyle WHEN: Tuesday, April 12, 6:15 p.m. (doors open at 5:45 p.m.) WHERE: David L. Call Alumni Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell University MEDIA: The event is free and open to the public. Media members are asked to RSVP to Daryl Lovell […]