Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Ten historical facts about presidential inaugurations

January 19, 2017
By Greg Phillips

Friday marks the official inauguration ceremony for the 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump. The inauguration process has a colorful history as long as the nation itself.

Dr. Scout Blum, a professor in Troy University’s Department of History and Philosophy, recently compiled 10 facts you may not know about presidential inaugurations, from landmark…

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Polls and pundits missed signs pointing to a Trump win

November 14, 2016
By Dr. Michael O. Slobodchikoff

On Nov. 10, a strange site was seen on television screens across the United States.  President-elect Donald Trump was visiting the White House, and was welcomed by current President Barack Obama.  Just three days earlier, President Obama had been on the campaign trail, telling audiences that Donald Trump was not qualified to be president of…

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TROY political science professors weigh in on first debate

September 27, 2016
By Greg Phillips

Less than 24 hours after the first presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Troy University political science professors weighed in on the debate – who won, who lost and what impact will it have on the election?

TROY Chair of Political Science Dr. Steven Taylor said the perception of who won the…

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