News Archive 2009-2018

Bowdoin’s Rudalevige on Obama’s Executive Actions in ‘USA Today’ Archives

Andrew Rudalevige

Andrew Rudalevige

Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government and scholar of the presidency,  is quoted in the recent USA Today article, “Obama’s Executive Action Rollouts Increasing in Pace.”

“[Obama] gets shellacked in the midterm, and then sets up a position where he could actually cooperate — a triangulation strategy, channeling Bill Clinton,” Rudalevige said in the article.

“Instead of channeling Bill Clinton, he started channeling Harry Truman taking on the ‘Do Nothing’ Congress.” Read the article in its entirety.