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Farnsworth Presents Presidency Research at George Mason University

Stephen Farnsworth, Professor of Political Science and Director of the University’s Center for Leadership and Media Studies, recently discussed research findings from his new book, “Presidential Communication and Character: White House News Management from Clinton and Cable to Twitter and Trump” at the Conference on Character Assassination in Theory and Practice at George Mason University.

Information on the book

Why is the president’s health important? (El Pais of Spain)

“In our political system, the president has so much authority that any factor that affects his decision making is of great public concern,” said Stephen Farnsworth, professor of political science  and international affairs at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia and the author of various books examining the presidency, political communication and public opinion.

Link to report

Democrats Slam Giuliani for Russia Comments (CTV News Canada)

Stephen Farnsworth, professor  of political  science at the University of Mary Washington, said that efforts to defend the Trump campaign's conversations with Russia are not likely to stop Democratic-led investigations into the conduct of the presidential campaign and the president.

Democrats Slam Giuliani for Russia Comments (CTV News Canada)

Individuals, Not Big Corporations, Top List of Political Donors (WVTF)

Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington says wealthy Democrats are emerging as a new force. “When you look at the individual recipients of funds you can see that some top donors are very interested in liberal Democrats," Farnsworth says. "They are looking to see the Democratic Party reshaped in a more liberal direction.”

Individuals, Not Big Corporations, Top List of Political Donors (WVTF)