Category Archives: Empirical Theory

Do the Republicans Lack a Legislative Agenda?

Though I planned this entry a few weeks back, it dovetails nicely with Josh’s previous post.  Essentially, Josh reminded us of Richard Fenno, arguing that a legislator’s electoral and policy motivations are not mutually exclusive.  This is despite the punditry’s … Continue reading

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College Football, Politics, and “Irrationality”

I thought I’d pick up on a comment Jordan offered in his last post. Other than being a nice piece, this research on college football’s relevance to politics highlights an interesting trend in the study of politics. Why do we … Continue reading

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