Prof. Andrew E. Busch, Ph.D. is Crown Professor of Government and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, where he is Director of the Rose Institute of State and Local Government and Chair of the Government Department. He is the author or co-author of more than two dozen scholarly chapters and articles, as well as twelve books, including Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Freedom; Horses in Midstream: U.S. Midterm Elections and Their Consequences, 1894-1998; and Epic Journey: The Elections of 2008 and American Politics. Busch received his B.A. from the University of Colorado and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.