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Making sense of today’s political conventions

With the Repub­lican National Con­ven­tion set to begin on Monday in Cleve­land, we spoke with North­eastern pro­fessor William Crotty about what actu­ally hap­pens at polit­ical con­ven­tions and the evolving role these con­ven­tions have played in pres­i­den­tial elections.

With the Repub­lican National Con­ven­tion set to begin on Monday in Cleve­land, we spoke with North­eastern pro­fessor William Crotty about what actu­ally hap­pens at polit­ical con­ven­tions and the evolving role these con­ven­tions have played in pres­i­den­tial elections.

Crotty, the Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Chair in Public Life and emer­itus pro­fessor of polit­ical sci­ence, was involved in rewriting the con­ven­tion rules in the late 1960s and early ’70s and is writing a book on the 2016 elec­tion, titled Win­ning the Pres­i­dency 2016.

Read the full story at news@Northeastern.

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