Bruce Buchanan

Professor of Government, University of Texas at Austin

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Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the presidency and presidential politics; author of several books, including Policy Partnership: Presidential Elections and American Democracy

Bruce Buchanan on KCRW

Nobody doubts that  Barack Obama  will win his home state of  Hawaii , but  Hillary Clinton 's coming on strong in  Wisconsin . Maybe Obama won't win ten in a row.

Last–Minute Dueling in Wisconsin, Ohio and Texas Wait in the Wings

Nobody doubts that Barack Obama will win his home state of Hawaii , but Hillary Clinton 's coming on strong in Wisconsin . Maybe Obama won't win ten in a row.

from To the Point

Two term presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton had their problems, but Iran-Contra and Monica Lewinsky were not the war in Iraq.  Add the flap over Walter Reed, the trial of…

President Bush Fighting to Stay Relevant

Two term presidents Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton had their problems, but Iran-Contra and Monica Lewinsky were not the war in Iraq.  Add the flap over Walter Reed, the trial of…

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A special LRC to mark the end of 2021 and Josh’s run as host.

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