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Archive for the 'Presidential candidates' Category


Summary: Psychological assessments of U.S. presidents and presidential candidates, world leaders, and rogue or terrorist leaders conducted at the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics.



Summary: Aubrey Immelman, Ph.D., director of the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, projects the winner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, employing the Personal Electability Index (PEI), which has accurately predicted the outcome of every presidential election since 1996 before Super Tuesday.



Summary: Psychological evaluation and comparison of the 10 GOP presidential contenders in the August 6, 2015 Fox News Republican candidate debate in Cleveland, Ohio.



Summary: The large number of declared and prospective Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 election cycle poses a challenge for the Unit for the Study of Personality in Politics, which aims to release psychological profiles of all debate participants prior to the first GOP debate, presented by Fox News in collaboration with Facebook Aug. 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.



Summary: Psychological profiles of declared and prospective Republican presidential candidates in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, including Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz, Gov. Mike Huckabee, Sen. Rand Paul, Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rick Santorum, and Gov. Scott Walker.



Chronicle of Michele Bachmann’s 2011-2012 presidential campaign.



Summary: Among Republican presidential candidates, only Rep. Michele Bachmann is given relatively high marks by proponents of limited immigration and enforcing immigration law — though even Bachmann has been relatively muted on the issue of immigration. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 25, 2010, Aubrey Immelman featured a biographical profile of U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann by Paul Harris of the London Observer, annotated with sidebars for context and background information.



Summary: Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s entrance into the Republican presidential primary is proving to be a headache for U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, whose poll numbers are sagging — even in Iowa, where she won the Ames straw poll. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 24, 2010, Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.



Summary: As the Tea Party continues to reshape the Republican Party, the GOP establishment wonders if the Tea Party movement will power Republicans to new victories in 2012, or dash them on the rocks of unbending ideology. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on August 6, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that NBC Dateline devoted a full hour to the murder mystery of Chris Jenkins, the University of Minnesota student who went missing in downtown Minneapolis on Halloween night, 2002.



Summary: Minnesota presidential hopefuls Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty are members of different Republican tribes, never at war but not exactly at peace either. Now the congresswoman and the former governor are on a crash course that could shed revealing light on an already distant and awkward relationship. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on June 7, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the date marked the end of 104 months of war in Afghanistan, making it the longest war in American history after the Vietnam War, which continued for 103 months following the Aug. 7, 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution.