NY primary election is tomorrow!

The New York primary elections for the Democrat and Republican Party are tomorrow. This is the first time in many election cycles that New York has received significant attention from presidential candidates, and may matter for the outcome of conventions this summer....

New York issues?

As the New York primaries draw closer each day, some people may wonder where the presidential candidates stand on issues most important to New Yorkers. To read more about this...

Generation divide among women?

This semester I am teaching a course on gender and U.S . politics. A conversation that keeps coming up is the generational divide among women voting in the Democratic primary. Here is a piece that explains what is going on that may be of interest:...

Sexism and the 2016 Presidential Election

We would be remiss if the primary elections passed us by without a discussion of sexism. As the only woman left standing at this point in the election, Hillary Clinton has been a target of sexist remarks, and unequal treatment. The media has covered this to some...