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Forum to Explore Polarized Political Pickings for the Presidency

October 5, 2012
Category: Events, Faculty, History & Politics
With the 2012 election headed to a photo finish in key battleground states, Catawba College's Community Forum slated at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, will offer a timely analysis of this year's elections and what they may mean for the future.  The event, to take place in Tom Smith Auditorium of…
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Pat McCrory Campaigns with N.J. Gov. Chris Christie on Catawba Campus

September 14, 2012
Category: Alumni, Events, History & Politics
Pat McCrory, the N.C. Republican gubernatorial candidate, seven-term mayor of Charlotte and a 1978 Catawba College alumnus, stumped for votes at his alma mater on Thursday, Sept. 13.   McCrory, accompanied by New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie, and other state Republican candidates and…
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Bitzer on Young Voters' Lagging Enthusiam

September 11, 2012
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer recently commented on the impact of young voters, whose  enthusiasm helped propel President Obama's win four years ago. Although a recent poll revealed waning excitement among younger voters following dismal job growth,…
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Bitzer: This Week in Politics (9/10)

September 10, 2012
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer recently commented on last week's DNC. Read the articles below: Can Charlotte Glow Help Obama? (charlotteobserver.com)VIDEO: Capital Tonight Sept. 7: Mayor Julian Castro (news14.com)Democrats Fire Up For…
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Bitzer: DNC Updates and More from this Week in Politics (9/5)

September 5, 2012
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer will be commenting on this week's DNC and other topics  during  this week in politics. Read the articles below:  Convention is Obama Camp's Not-So-Secret Weapon in N.C.  (charlotteobserver.com)VIDEO: Live video chat on…
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