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G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG

POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: This column is jointly authored by Dr. G. Terry Madonna and Dr. Michael Young. Madonna is a professor of public affairs and Franklin & Marshall College, and Young is a former professor of politics and public affairs at Penn State University and managing partner of Michael Young Strategic Research.

Articles by G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG

POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Will Election 2014 be a good start? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Will Election 2014 be a good start?
27 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Still more than a month away, the hotly contested Democratic primary is finally moving into high gear. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The other race for governor POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The other race for governor
29 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It may surprise some to hear that not one but two gubernatorial campaigns are under way in the Keystone state. One of them, of course, is the red hot Democratic race now featuring four candidates, anyone of which could win the primary, and all of whom would be formidable nominees in the fall. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Race for lieutenant governor matters POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Race for lieutenant governor matters
31 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Normally, primary contests for lieutenant governor are quiet affairs, given little thought by voters and not much more by party leaders. It’s not that candidates don’t lust after the nomination. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Game changer or game over? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Game changer or game over?
34 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Is he a game changer or is his game merely over? After the late entry of Jack Wagner, no question looms larger, at the moment, in the Democratic gubernatorial primary race. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania's evolving governor POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania's evolving governor
36 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Opponents call it “flip-flopping,” but “changing positions” might be a more neutral description. Regardless, either term is about as popular with practicing politicians as term limits and root canals. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What matters in Pennsylvania governor's race POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What matters in Pennsylvania governor's race
38 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Pennsylvania stands at the edge of an historical moment. For the first time in modern state history, a large-field of competitive gubernatorial candidates awaits an impending spring primary battle that will allow one of them to take on an incumbent governor next fall. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Be careful what you wish for POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Be careful what you wish for
40 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
As we race toward the halfway mark of the new decade, politics in Pennsylvania remains uncertain. Long the quintessential competitive two-party state, Republicans have now lost a record-setting six straight presidential elections back to 1988, ... [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Raising Kane in Pennsylvania POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Raising Kane in Pennsylvania
42 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
As one year ends and another begins, one thing is crystal clear: Some particular Cain was raised in Keystone State politics this past year; and the particular Kane to which we refer was one Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania’s new attorney general. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: A six-year term for presidents? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: A six-year term for presidents?
44 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
There’s good news and bad news these days for the Obama administration. The bad news: President Obama’s anemic approval rating has plummeted to 40 percent; the good news, it probably can’t go much lower. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The rocky road to Camelot POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The rocky road to Camelot
49 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
“Don’t let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment, that was known as Camelot.” These lyrical lines from the musical “Camelot” were among assassinated President Jack Kennedy’s favorites. [Read More]
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