Politics

Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple alumni land on ‘Who’s Next in Politics’ list
Type: News Story
Five Temple alumni made 'Billy Penn’s' list of up-and-coming young political influencers.
January 3, 2017
A student standing in front of the C-SPAN Bus along 13th Street.
C-SPAN Bus swings by Temple on battleground states tour
Type: News Story
The network offered Temple students a look inside its tour bus just before Election Day as it stopped by campus on a battleground states tour.
November 3, 2016
A pile of red, white and blue buttons.
Temple experts can discuss 2016 elections, candidates and issues
Type: News Story
Many Temple University faculty are experts on issues related to the 2016 presidential candidates and election.
June 29, 2016
Philadelphia’s City Hall building
Owls appointed to mayor-elect's transition team
Type: News Story
Temple alumni and employees will work to ensure the city is engaged in commerce and economic development, public safety and other areas of civic engagement.
November 30, 2015
Attendees waving American flags in the crowd of the Democratic National Convention.
DNC internship program coming to Temple
Type: News Story
Temple is partnering with The Washington Center to administer academic seminars at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
November 19, 2015
New center aims to help region's leaders address challenging public policy issues
Type: News Story
Last week, more than 100 invited governmental, business, labor and non-profit leaders came together at the Penn's Landing Hyatt for a day of information and discussion sessions on the theme "Building a Stronger Regional Economy: How Public Pension Funding Challenges and Energy Development Opportunities Will Affect Our Future." The symposium was hosted by Temple's new Center on
January 23, 2013
Political science professors are front and center for election season
Type: News Story
During this fast-paced presidential election season, Temple political scientists have been front and center analyzing and interpreting campaign events for the local and national media. They see it as an extension of their role as educators.
October 24, 2012
Campus forum explores the continuing influence of race in the presidential race
Type: News Story
Last week, Temple's Academic Center on Research and Diversity (ACCORD) hosted Race in the Race, a town hall forum exploring how candidates and the media have addressed race and diversity during the 2012 presidential election cycle. A panel of 10 student leaders discussed the issues and took questions from audience members. The event will be shown on TUTV later this month.
October 15, 2012
Student political groups provide hope for bipartisanship
Type: News Story
At a time when elected government officials from the major political parties are seemingly at each other's proverbial throats and many feel the country has never been so polarized, Temple’s Democratic and Republican student organizations might be a model for bipartisan cooperation.
September 25, 2012
Presidential campaigns matter less than we think, says Temple political scientist
Type: News Story
In his forthcoming book, The Timeline of Presidential Elections: How Campaigns do (and do not) matter (2012), Temple political scientist Christopher Wlezien argues that specific events in a campaign matter much less than it would appear relative to the attention they receive.
September 17, 2012
Political conventions a teaching moment for six Temple interns
Type: News Story
Six Temple students are attending the 2012 presidential nominating conventions as part of a highly-regarded internship and seminar program. Three are taking part in Republican Convention activities this week in Tampa, Fla., and three others are headed to Charlotte, N.C., for the upcoming Democratic Convention.
August 24, 2012
Political experts say conventions are key in race for the White House
Type: News Story
With the 2012 presidential election just months away, the nation's attention has turned to the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions. Temple University political experts Christopher Wlezien, Kevin Arceneaux and Robin Kolodny offer their insights on the campaigns and what to expect from the conventions this year.
August 15, 2012
Political scientist recognized for prescient political theory
Type: News Story
Temple political scientist Joseph M. Schwartz has been presented with the American Political Science Association's David Easton Book Award for his 2009 work, The Future of Democratic Equality: Reconstructing Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America, in which he accurately predicted the emergence of inequality as a major political issue.
November 8, 2011
Has American politics turned into "playing dirty"?
Type: In the Media
September 14, 2011
Is it voter disenfranchisement or voter fraud?
Type: News Story
Renee Hobbs of Temple University’s School of Communications and Theater and Bill Densmore, a fellow at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute hosted a conference, “Rebooting the News: Reconsidering An Agenda for 21st Century Civic Education," in Philadelphia from Oct. 23-25.
October 30, 2008