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Saturday, November 29, 2008

Presidential expert on call

Bruce Buchanan, a government professor at The University of Texas at Austin, was quoted in the press more than 230 times during the 2008 presidential election.

 Bruce Buchanan

Bruce Buchanan

He was one of several of the university’s experts whose research helped news consumers make sense of what was happening during the campaign. Others included Daron Shaw, Sean Theriault and James Galbraith.

“I’ve kind of defined it as a part of my portfolio as kind of a public service and for that reason I rarely
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