Rachel Maddow’s One Percent

By Emily Gold Boutilier

[Politics] MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is not only a cable news celebrity but also a local kid who made good. She got her start at two radio stations in Western Massachusetts—WRNX in Springfield and WRSI in Northampton. Now she lives part time in the Pioneer Valley.

Come for Dinner, Stay for Life


Zeke Emanuel ’79 outside his office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. View the entire photo shoot here.

By Sarah Auerbach '96

“I should eat,” says Zeke Emanuel ’79 to his assistant.

“Yes. You should eat,” she says.

The Off-Brand Conservative

Obama’s People

My Life: Javier Corrales, Associate Professor of Political Science


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Inside Politics

By Katie Bacon ’93 Back when Mitt Romney was still a contender and superdelegate was not yet a household word, four big names in punditry came to Amherst to lead Interterm Colloquia—mini-courses and public talks—on politics and the presidential race.