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Party activists have played a leading role in “conflict extension”—the polarization of the parties along multiple issue dimensions—in contemporary American politics. We argue that open nomination… (More)
Congenital bronchoesophageal fistula is a rare anomaly that requires surgical repair. A case of an incidental type II congenital bronchoesophageal fistula in a 58-year-old woman is reported. Barium… (More)
This paper seeks evidence of a similar partnership between organized labor and women’s PACs on behalf of women congressional candidates. I examine the electoral and fundraising activity of EMILY’s… (More)
Proponents of active learning recognize the value of using simulations to engage students with course material and enhance student understanding of key concepts. A related but often overlooked… (More)
Why do Democratic women seek and hold office more frequently than Republican women? We use an original survey of donors to party campaign committees and women’s political action committees to answer… (More)
Parties need to win elections, but they also heed the policy preferences of activists to provide the incentive to mobilize. Moving beyond the debate as to whether parties as a whole are policy or o...
The current government shutdown has been marked by the near complete failure of Republicans and Democrats to communicate and negotiate towards a solution. Rosalyn Cooperman looks at the reasons… (More)