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Faculty in the political science department cover a broad range of specialties including American politics, public policy, public law, political theory, comparative politics, and international politics.
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Political Science In The News
Today’s Nevada caucuses will be the first chance for the candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination to prove themselves in a state with a racially diverse electorate.
A smiling Sen. Bernie Sanders told supporters he would go on to win not only the Democratic primary, but the general election against President Donald Trump just after being declared the victor in Nevada’s caucuses.
The check-in process has begun at caucus sites across the state. Caucusing won’t begin for about another hour, but voters can start the process.
The next stage of the US presidential election process comes on Saturday, when voters in Nevada choose their preferred Democrat to oppose President Donald Trump.
With all eyes on Nevada ahead of tomorrow's presidential caucuses, congressional candidates in the state are also revving up their campaigns.
In the blazing sun of the Las Vegas desert, throngs of white and Latino university students gathered to hear Bernie Sanders offer promises of free college tuition and a higher minimum wage. Metres away in a university lecture hall, Pete Buttigieg was being grilled by an association of black law students over his record on race relations.