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Basking in Obama’s ‘afterglow’ could burn Biden

Brent Nelsen
Furman Politics and International Affairs Professor Brent Nelsen

According to an article appearing in The Washington Times, the Democratic base still holds enormous goodwill toward former President Barack Obama. But some early state voters say Obama failed to deliver on many of his promises, leaving the political landscape virtually unchanged a decade after his historic rise to the White House. Addressing Democratic presidential hopefuls, Furman Politics and International Affairs Professor Brent Nelsen goes on record about the delicate balance between criticizing policies versus the people behind them.

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A Record-Breaking Giving Tuesday

The Furman family celebrated this year’s Giving Tuesday with a record number of dollars raised during the event.

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FSO and Oratorio Chorus present Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The performance takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in McAlister Auditorium. Tickets are $5-$20.

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