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Public Attention and Winning a Presidential Nomination
Dr. Colin Swearingen
Political junkie, Cleveland sports fan, LEGO enthusiast
So far, the evidence demonstrates the importance of both elites and the public in presidential primaries, but what about
D.C. Presidential Primary: Latest Results
Latest results from Washington D.C. presidential primary.
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Hillary Clinton Nabs Victory In New Mexico Primary
It's all over but the shouting.
Civic Shalom, Salaam, Shanti: An Interfaith National Day of Prayer
Stephanie Varnon-Hughes, PhD
Director of Cross-Cultural & Interfaith Programs at Claremont ...
While violence and discord fuel our political media cycle, more Americans are living together in cities like Artesia than living in homogeneous, isolated communities.
Donald Trump and the Republican Pantomime of 2016
Joseph A. Palermo
Author, historian, professor
Now that Ted Cruz and John Kasich have dropped out of the race and Donald Trump is the "presumptive nominee," it's likely we'll see the GOP Establishment pretend to be rallying behind Trump while in reality helping him very little.
P.U.M.A. Isn't Just for Hillary Anymore -- It's for Bernie Bros, Too
Elections, Monarchy, and the Superhero
Most of the politicos who were paying attention to the P.U.M.A. movement of 2008 had then dismissed us as merely being sore-loser, tantrum-throwing Hillary supporters -- scorned voters seeking revenge by not voting for Barack Obama in the general election.
Why Is Southern California Underrepresented in State and National Politics?
Angeleno, cavalryman, liberty lover
So Cal's lack of representation in state and national politics contradicts the region's rich history in politics. Better representation in national politics is essential in order for Southern California to exert influence on the issues that are most important to the region.
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Stephen Colbert Helps Alleviate Our Super Tuesday Hangover
Are we there yet?
Simulating Top Two Primary in Michigan and North Carolina Reveals Correctable Problem
Rob Richie is the Executive Director of the non-partisan elect...
The presidential primary season presents a lot of important angles for understanding electoral rules, particularly involving the impact of using a plurality voting system instead of ranked choice voting and using winner-take-all delegate rules instead of proportional representation ones.
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Donald Trump Got More Votes In Ohio Than Hillary Clinton
Democrats still have a turnout problem.
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Read Live Updates On Super Tuesday 3
Who will come out on top?
Early Education Should Be a No-brainer for Presidential Candidates
Pre-K Teaching Assistant at John Sexton Elementary in St. Pete...
Here in Florida, we passed a constitutional amendment 14 years ago to offer free, voluntary pre-k programs to every 4-year-old in the state. This initiative has never been fully funded. In fact, our state is ranked as amongst the worst in the nation for per-pupil funding for pre-k.
A Contrast of Endings: Downton Abbey and the Presidential Primaries
The finale of "Downton Abbey", the bonanza of a television series for many of us all over the world, was so striking in its point of view.
The Divine Leans Left? Apparently -- But Slightly, And Just For Now
Fred Scherlinder Dobb
Rabbi of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation (Bethesda ...
This resonant biblical passage comes from this week's Torah portion, Ki Tissa. After the Golden Calf, Moses climbed Sinai again; wanting to see God's face, he can only apprehend God's "backside," God's "goodness" -- revealed through thirteen attributes (middot).
Have fictional characters hijacked the presidential primaries?
Editor and publisher, StatehouseReport.com; President, Center ...
Marco Rubio: An easy one -- Batman's sidekick Robin, the boy wonder? Ben Carson: A modern-day version of Jerry Lewis's character
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The Fight Between Bernie Sanders And Hillary Clinton Is Officially Super Ugly
Even elite economists are throwing punches.
The Next President Can Learn From Henry Kissinger
Young Professionals in Foreign Policy
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Some see him as a master strategist, some believe that he is a war criminal, and some have recently argued that his record is more ordinary than it is made out to be.
What's So Bad About an Open Convention?
Newton N. Minow
Former FCC Chairman, Senior Counsel Sidley Austin
Success in Iowa and New Hampshire translates into more publicity and more money. But it shouldn't. The primary system that was originally intended to make elections more democratic has made them far less so.
The Coin Toss Caucus
This belief actually has deep roots, going back at least as far as Pythagoras who, in addition to figuring out formulas for
The Sad Legacy of Compromise Democrats
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American trust in government is near all-time lows. From where most people sit, they think their votes don't matter. Even when they sent a Democrat with strong support to the Oval Office, all they got in return were pro-wealth appointees, pro-wealth legislation and pro-wealth results.
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