James Morone is a professor of political science at Brown University. He holds a master’s and a doctoral degree in political science from the University of Chicago. He is the author of nine books including “The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office (with David Blumenthal),” “Hellfire Nation: The Politics of Sin in American History,” which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction, and "The Democratic Wish: Poplar Participation and the Limits of American Government" which was a New York Times Notable Book and won the American Political Science Association's Gladys Kammerer Award.
Recent Posts by James Morone
Elections explain America. They tell us -- they tell the world -- who we are. And, of course, elections define government and power. The 2012 election may be especially significant. Let’s begin with the returns: President Obama won eight out nine swing states and 61 percent of the Electoral...
November 14, 2012 | Following the ACA