presidential campaigns

  • Dirty Politics, Then and Now

    by George Herring

    Political mudslinging by presidential surrogates is nothing new. But Trump digs in personally to his social media smears in a way that is unprecedented and degrading to the office and the nation.

  • Can Biden Win the Presidency from His Basement?

    by Quentin Janel

    Joe Biden's efforts to run an effective campaign under COVID lockdown echo the innovations forced on James Garfield. If Biden succeeds, the "Basement Campaign" may prove as influential as the "Front Porch Campaign" of 1880.