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Paul Ryan's Dream Crushed
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Ryan's dream now lies in tatters. It has become something of a nightmare, really. In fact, Ryan has had no more success in getting his caucus to agree on anything than John Boehner managed.
John Oliver Shows Why U.S. Primaries And Caucuses Are 'An Erratic Clusterf**k Every 4 Years'
It's time to fix a broken system.
What Does Bernie Want?
Writer, pundit, analyst and kibitzer. For more information vis...
As it becomes clear to all but the most dedicated, and deluded, supporters of Bernie Sanders that Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee, some in the Vermont Senator's camp have turned their attention to reforming the nominating process in the Democratic Party.
Confessions of a Caucus Captain
Content Strategist. Concerned Citizen. Momma.
This whole caucus thing is a novelty for me. I grew up in California, a state that votes via a primary. When it was election time, I either mailed in my ballot or voted privately at a polling place. The idea of meeting with the neighbors to talk or debate politics seems so foreign, so...Iowan.
Breitbart's Flawed Conspiracy Theory about Colorado Republican Laura Woods
Former Media Critic, Rocky Mountain News
The trouble with this conspiracy theory is that Woods is actually factually on record as saying Trump is one of her top two
5 Serious Problems With the Current Election
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The Republican Party started out with 16 candidates and are now down to two highly unattractive candidates. The Republican Party is doing its best to block them so that the party could put forth a reasonable candidate.
Electoral Education Vol. 1: Caucusing and You!
Comedy writer, touring stand-up comedian, and author
Perhaps no process in the American electorate is less understood than the caucus. So I am here today, my fellow Americans, to help you better understand, and be more comfortable with, the caucus. It may be less confusing than you think!
Bernie's Hope Versus Hillary's Insider Status
Thinker, Author, Explorer
Ennui and hopelessness cling to US politics like a foul perfume. And the 2014 interim Congressional elections where we had the absolute worst voter turnout ever since World War II, reflect it.
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Bernie Sanders - Before They Were Famous
Empowering a new generation of digital voices
In the wake of Bernie's big victories,
is back to educate us on the man's life before he begins his steepest climb yet.
There's Officially A Congressional Caucus On Black Women And Girls
The caucus' formation marks a historic and incredibly important move.
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Why Bernie Sanders Is the Democratic Party's Best Hope to Win the White House in November
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What many expected to be a coronation for establishment candidate Hillary Clinton has morphed into a pitched battle for the soul of the Democratic Party. Despite all the corporate media hype to the contrary, the long slog to the Democratic nomination is just getting started.
Will the GOP Nomination Be 'Closed' to Donald Trump?
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
If you're concerned about Donald Trump winning the nomination, there's some good news. His losses in Kansas and Maine were no accident, as both contests are closed, limited only to party faithful. And future caucuses and closed primaries may deny Trump the GOP nomination.
Super Saturday: Kansas pulls off an Oklahoma
Sarah Elizabeth Pitts
Oklahoma and Kansas relationship goes beyond simply being neighbors, both have similar racial and socioeconomic populations
The Caucus Advantage
Phd in Political Science
Three days ago, eleven states voted for the Republican candidates; nine used primaries, and two used caucuses. Of the nine
He's Voting. Are You?
Five Reasons 'Representative Democracy' is Failing Us
Author of "Leaving A-Holiness Behind," Host of Homebrewed Cult...
We're not stupid. There's a sense that the system is broken, because it is. The media decry our lack of engagement in the political process, and the political party leaders sigh at the apparent collective indifference to their pleas for higher voter turnout. But to what end?
Path to Victory
Joe The Nerd Ferraro
Joe the Nerd Ferraro, a husband, dad, & computer nerd (owns Fi...
With the populations of both Democrats and Republicans shrinking and the rise of the Fed-Up-Opted-Out Electorate, it would seem that if Sanders can battle even in closed primary states and caucus states, he can run the table in the open primary states.
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Jon Ralston: 5 Questions That Will Decide Nevada
Nevada will decide Saturday whether Hillary Clinton’s campaign moves from intense fretting to full-blown panic or whether
My Picks for Nevada (D) and South Carolina (R)
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Yes, we've got two primary races to be decided this Saturday, in two different states and two different parties. Democrats in Nevada and South Carolina Republicans will both vote on the same day, for no real logical reason. Let's take a look forward to Saturday's races.
Nevada's Saturday Democratic Caucuses Excludes Observant Jews and Seventh Day Adventists
A former Wall Street veteran turned reporter. Not afraid to as...
It seems that the Nevada State Democrat Party did not get the memo that Democrats are the inclusive, big tent party. The Nevada Democrat caucuses will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 11:00 am PST.
2016 Presidential Election Will Now Be Decided By Coin Toss
In an attempt to streamline the cumbersome United States election process, this year's presidential election will be decided by the single toss of a coin on November 8th.
How Trump Lost Iowa
James Marshall Crotty
Forbes Education Columnist; Author, 'How to Talk American'; Di...
Going forward, I do not see how Trump undoes the damage he inflicted on himself in Iowa. Not only has he unilaterally destroyed his narrative that he is a "winner," but he has now given the rapidly rising, if boyish, Rubio a clear path to victory.
The Worst Reason to Not Vote for Bernie Sanders
Radio & Podcast Host at WGN Radio and Curiosity.com
But what does it say about the United States if its citizens are afraid to vote for a candidate because they don't believe their government will allow the leader of the free world to address the biggest domestic problems it faces?
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