Topic: Sean Theriault

Primary Election 2014 Expert Guide

March 3, 2014

During Tuesday's joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state's political and social sphere offer their commentary on voter mindsets, contention between parties, Texas government and more.

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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

Jan. 28, 2014

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media. 

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'Gingrich Senators' Behind Washington's Legislative Gridlock, Research Shows

June 10, 2013

A University of Texas at Austin government professor argues in his new book that rising polarization in the U.S. Senate has been caused almost entirely by a particular breed of Republican lawmakers known as the "Gingrich senators."

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Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

Feb. 16, 2012
Elections 2012: University experts weigh in on the issues

The 2012 election season is promising to be one of the most unpredictable cycles in recent history. Experts from across the university analyze the politics and the issues here.

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The rallying cry of Newt Gingrich

Jan. 24, 2012
The rallying cry of Newt Gingrich

In this video, Government faculty James Henson and Sean Theriault discuss the rise of a viable Republican presidential candidate.

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