Write a 1-page essay on the question below. Use your lecture notes and assigned readings to guide your thinking.
- Please describe the differences between the Obama and Clinton primary campaign efforts and please give us your opinion on how John McCain came back from the brink of losing the nomination early during the primary season to become the Republican nominee.
Please Note: In order to complete this assignment, you will need to borrow the following book from a local library. You will be provided extra time on this assignment to accommodate for this expectation:
Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, 2010, Harper.
- Chapters 8-10, pp. 145-242
- Chapters 15-16, pp. 271-319