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Predictions for 2015

Jan 8, 2015 - Continuing a tradition began last year, Department faculty have made predictions for what will occur in 2015 so be sure to print out the predictions and see how well the faculty do over the course of 2015. Here are their predictions: Micah Watson’s Predictions read more

How Well Did Faculty Predict 2014?

Jan 5, 2015 - Last year, the Department faculty started a tradition by making predictions for the year. So how well did the department do with their 2014 predictions? Both Drs. Baker and Evans did well with their electoral picks as both predicted the GOP wave a year before it materialized. Both picked Republicans to take the Senate with Dr. Evans correctly pickin...read more

Union Hosts Amendment 2 Forum

Oct 24, 2014 - Last night, Union University's Department of Political Science hosted a forum on Amendment 2 with the Madison County Bar Association. The event started with Dr. Evans providing the backdrop to Amendment 2 by explaining how Tennessee moved from electing judges in popular votes to adopting a merit based system to the current proposal to adopt the "modified federal plan" where the governor would appoint a judge with the advise and consent ...read more

Huckabee Lauds Christian Education, Decries Declining Morality

Oct 9, 2014 - Fox News host and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee spoke about personal morality and teh value of Christian education at Union University's 17th Annual Scholarship Banquet Oct. 7 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center. Huckabee said he was delighted to assist Union because he gradauted from another Southern Baptist liberal arts college, Ouchita Baptist University in Arkansas. As the first male in his family to attend college, Huckabee was dependent on scholarships....read more

Constitution Day Discussion Focuses on Imperial Presidency

Sep 19, 2014 - Last night, the Department of Political Science led a discussion of "The Imperial Presidency: Unilateral Presidential Action and Constiutional Limits" for one of Union's larger Constitution Day events. With President Obama's unilateral actions stopping deportation of certain illegal immigrants, making recess appointments when the Senate was in pro forma session, bombing Libya without Congressional authorization, waiving compliance with No Child Left Behind (NCLB), changing dat...read more

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