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UGA expert available to offer commentary on John Edwards’ case

Audrey Haynes is an associate professor of political science in the University of Georgia School of Public and International Affairs. Her research focuses on the nexus of candidate communication strategy and the news media within the context of presidential nomination campaigns. She also is interested in the innovative strategies of political parties and candidates as they work to adapt to new electoral environments as well as differences across partisans and their implications for behavior. She is widely published on such topics as the role of media in politics, negative campaign tactics, frontloading, the new media in the 2008 elections, gender and politics, and has done extensive research and writing on the presidential nomination process.
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Haynes can be reached at 706/542-2933,

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