The Melbourne Globalist – One Year On and Three Years Out: American Politics in 2013

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As the academic semester came to a close, I sat down with the University of Melbourneโ€™s Dr. Timothy Lynch, one of the foremost experts on American politics on the Australian academic scene. Currently the Director of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, at The Faculty of Arts, Dr. Lynch teaches a variety of subjects on American politics and contributes to a variety television and print media with expert commentary.

Over the course of a half-hour interview we discussed a variety of issues that reflected upon the current state of affairs in Washington, the fracas that was the Government Shutdown, President Obamaโ€™s increasingly challenging second term and concluded with us casting our eye to 2016 and who may contend for the White House.

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