News Archive 2009-2018

Rudalevige Talks Presidential Politics on PBS ‘NewsHour’ Archives

Direct from the College’s studio, Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, appeared on the PBS NewsHour January 30, 2014, weighing in on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address and how the president’s agenda is shaped amid partisan politics.

In a discussion moderated by Gwen Ifill, Rudalevige found himself in the middle, joining Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, and Washington Post op-ed columnist Michael Gerson, former chief speech writer for President George W. Bush. Ifill introduces the segment at 10:12.