Scott Limbocker

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In this paper we analyze individual contributions data from the 2012 Republican Party preprimary that was collected by the Federal Elections Commission (FEC). We use the basic principles of Social Network Analysis of multiple donors to discern patterns concerning presidential candidates and the Republican Party as a whole.
If presidents wish to see their policy priorities implemented, they need to establish control over career executives occupying key decision making positions. This paper considers the extent to which high-level career executives experience marginalization at the hands of new presidential administrations and whether political conflict drives them from their(More)
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