Professor of Political Science at Clemson University in South Carolina and Director of its Palmetto Poll, a statewide poll; author of The New Southern Politics; former Republican consultant to national candidates from the South, including Senators Lindsay Graham and Jim DeMint
South Carolina governor Nimrata Randhawa - better known as Nikki Haley - called for the Confederate flag to come down in Charleston yesterday.
Jun. 23, 2015from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Occupy Wall Street's accused of crying, "Wolf." Weeks of protests failed to move Republicans in Wisconsin. Will it be different in North Carolina?
Jul. 8, 2013from To the Point
Five days after choosing Paul Ryan to be his running mate, Mitt Romney is still being asked the same question: do Ryan's controversial proposals — especially on Medicare — distract…
Aug. 16, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Science continues to suffer attack from the Trump administration. Testimony on climate change and national security has been censored.
Jul. 20from To the Point
This week’s Democratic presidential debates will feature 20 candidates, five moderators and a lot of commercials. Potential voters might not be able to learn as much as they want to.
Jun. 25from To the Point
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
Listeners sent in their questions on impeachment, the meaning of a key word in Robert Mueller’s report, and whether Paul Manafort will get his ostrich jacket back if he’s pardoned.
Jul. 3from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.
Jun. 14from Left, Right & Center
On the other side of the DMZ, President Trump shook hands with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
Jul. 4from To the Point
It's Night 2 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Jun. 27from News Stories
How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?
Jul. 5from Left, Right & Center
The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW will be tracking each…
Jul. 18from News Stories