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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: First impressions don't always matter POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: First impressions don't always matter
23 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Bet on it! Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is going to have a rough first year in office. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: 2015 a year of challenge, change in Pennsylvania POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: 2015 a year of challenge, change in Pennsylvania
27 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
As a new year begins, it’s an auspicious time to assess where we have been the past 12 months, where we are going the next 12 months and what challenges and change might confront us along the way. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Is the eight-year cycle in Pa. dead? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Is the eight-year cycle in Pa. dead?
31 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf’s historic win over incumbent Tom Corbett is no exception. Why Wolf won has been discussed widely and fully analyzed. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Death from a thousand paper cuts POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Death from a thousand paper cuts
33 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
The historic scope of Tom Corbett’s loss on Tuesday must be understood to place it in any meaningful perspective. In losing to Democrat Tom Wolf, he became the first Pennsylvania governor in 40 years to fail to win re-election. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: One day, many elections on Tuesday POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: One day, many elections on Tuesday
34 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
How many gubernatorial elections will Pennsylvania hold on Tuesday? A trick question? Yes, sort of — but the question reveals an important and too little recognized characteristic of state elections. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What if there's a tie for Senate control? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What if there's a tie for Senate control?
35 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Think things can’t get any worse with the approval rating of Congress polling as low as a 7 percent while national problems pile up and an increasingly dysfunctional House and Senate continue to set new records for sheer futility? [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Political reform remains elusive POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Political reform remains elusive
37 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
To address both corruption and reform in the same article about Pennsylvania presents a certain linguistic irony. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Apathy undermines electoral system POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Apathy undermines electoral system
39 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
What is the biggest problem facing America today? Certainly, there is a long litany to choose from: foreign wars, corrupt politicians, out-of-control spending, a dysfunctional Congress, educational inequities, a broken political process, uncontrolled gun violence — the list goes on. [Read More]
POLITICALLY  UNCORRECTED: Two years, two men, two elections POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Two years, two men, two elections
41 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
He had never held an elective office; yet, he won the Democratic primary against formidable opposition, even though he was not endorsed by his own political party. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: A Romney redux? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: A Romney redux?
47 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Is Mitt Romney becoming the once and future GOP nominee for president? Six months ago such a question might have been met with a polite smile or an elevated eyebrow. But no longer! [Read More]
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