Tag Archives: Susan MacManus

Sizing up this week’s GOP debate in Arizona

With Wednesday’s Arizona debate marking the final time the four major GOP candidates will share the platform, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Marc Whiteman chatted with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about what has been a very interesting GOP primary campaign. In the first part of the Q&A session, …

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Santorum’s primary wins highlight divide in Republican party

Tuesday night’s Republican presidential primaries in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado turned out unexpectedly with Rick Santorum winning all three.  WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida Political Science Professor Susan MacManus about what exactly these results mean. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/02/MacManus_Web1.mp3|titles=MacManus_Web]

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Sizing up the demographics of voters in Florida

GOP candidates have been making their cases to Florida voters this past week in preparation of hopefully garnering what is looked at as an important primary vote in the presidential election.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich spoke with University of South Florida Political Science Professor Susan MacManus who says the demographics …

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Analyzing the latest primaries

It’s been an active week in the GOP race to the presidency with the South Carolina debate last night and resignation of John Hunstman from the campaign trail.  Political scientists are weighing in on the stats of the primary election. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Katiana Krawchenko spoke with University of South Florida political …

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Congressional Supercommittee days away from deadline

The congressional deficit-reduction supercommittee is days away from its deadline to cut one trillion dollars from projected deficits. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM, Chris Peralta, spoke with University of South Florida Political Science Professor, Susan MacManus, about where the supercommittee was on a possible agreement, and what the repercussions could be if it fails …

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Cain campaign may be threatened by controversial You Tube message

Despite his top ranking in the political polls, Herman Cain’s rise to the top may be threatened.  He gained 28 percentage points since September and 57 points since March, the largest gain in recognition for any GOP presidential candidate this year. But as Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, recent …

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Politics & Oil

When disasters like Hurricane Katrina or September 11th strike, the public usually looks for a leader to help guide them and take charge. The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is no exception. Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. senate candidates are responding to BP executives and pushing for amendments to …

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