Weatherford Quoted in Recent Business Week Article

UCSB Political Science Professor of American Politics Stephen Weatherford was quoted in a recent Business article about Obama's campaign fund-raising efforts with celebrity donors.  The article discusses the pros and cons of such a campaign strategy, and why the President is working this particular funding source to increase his campaign war chest.

Weatherford, who specializes in the intersection of American politics and the economy, notes that Obama may need to look to such sources this year when his opponent is more likely to benefit from unlimited donatations to the new super-pacs.

The complete article is available on-line (at least temporarily to non-subscribers) at