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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: Why drop in ticket-splitting matters Politically Uncorrected: Why drop in ticket-splitting matters
3 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
In electoral politics, the things that most matter are too frequently obscured by the things that most entertain. [Read More]
Politically Uncorrected: A brokered convention in 2016? Politically Uncorrected: A brokered convention in 2016?
7 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It’s the dream of every political junkie and the nightmare of every presidential campaign: a “brokered” convention that forces the nomination fight beyond the first ballot. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The matters of 2016 election year POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: The matters of 2016 election year
9 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Predicating what will happen in the 2016 election cycle looks like a fool’s errand. Virtually every expert has been wrong so far. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What GOP really lost in election POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: What GOP really lost in election
12 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Much attention has focused on the Democrats’ historic sweep of Pennsylvania’s judicial offices in November’s statewide election — in particular the unprecedented victories in three races for open Supreme Court seats. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania Tuesday POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania Tuesday
21 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
The state of Pennsylvania has an official motto, and it’s a fine one: “Virtue, Liberty, and Independence.” Alas, the state Legislature still lacks one. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Leaving Pennsylvania to run for president POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Leaving Pennsylvania to run for president
27 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It’s a mystery! How does a state long a political colossus in presidential politics fail so dismally, election after election, to produce presidential aspirants? [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Katie's time in '16 Senate race POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Katie's time in '16 Senate race
30 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The jury is still out on that old chestnut and may continue to be out indefinitely. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania death penalty lingers on POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Pennsylvania death penalty lingers on
31 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
Today it's pensions, liquor privatization and educational funding. These white-hot issues pervade the policy debate in Pennsylvania, sucking so much political oxygen out of the air that other issues seem virtually invisible. [Read More]
POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Will Pa. vote matter in 2016? POLITICALLY UNCORRECTED: Will Pa. vote matter in 2016?
33 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
It’s been a long 40 years! Not since 1976 has Pennsylvania really mattered in a presidential primary for either major party. This irrelevance has not been caused by competing presidential candidates simply snubbing state voters — nor from any decline in the state’s political clout. [Read More]
Politically uncorrected: Good, bad, ugly for Pa. budget Politically uncorrected: Good, bad, ugly for Pa. budget
35 weeks ago - - G. TERRY MADONNA & MICHAEL YOUNG
June, that most beautiful of months, is associated with some of life’s larger pleasures: the beginning of summer, annual vacations, school graduations, Father’s Day, June brides — and, of course, state budgets. Pennsylvania law requires the budget to be adopted by June 30. [Read More]
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