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April 02, 2013 8:16 AM Melissa Harris-Perry: Political Science Is Not Punditry.

[Originally posted at The Monkey Cage]...

By John Sides

March 25, 2013 8:47 AM How Research Dies... to Thunderous Applause

I wanted to comment a bit on the U.S. Senate's passage of Sen. Tom Coburn's (R-OK) amendment barring the National Science Foundation from funding most political science research. This is pretty shocking on many levels, but one of the more disturbing questions...

By Seth Masket

March 22, 2013 8:47 AM Political Science as an Interest Group

Dan Drezner has a very pessimistic item on the lobbying power of political scientists. It's good, and I agree with most of it. I do think, however, that political science does have one advantage that virtually no other interest group...

By Jonathan Bernstein

March 20, 2013 8:58 AM Just Desserts for the GOP

From a scathing new self-examination by the Republican National Committee: We need to look at our methods of contact and test each — mail, phones, door-to-door, and digital efforts, and fundraising appeals — to determine what provides the best quality...

By Seth Masket

March 19, 2013 10:59 AM The Future of National Science Foundation Money for Political Science Research

Political scientists have been nervous about a move by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) to defund the political science program at National Science Foundation.  Yesterday evening’s events on the Senate floor drive home (yet again) how hard it is to get...

By Sarah Binder