When the President Dances on the Border

His new asylum policy is the most stringent action that a Democratic president has ever taken on immigration matters, and it will still be considered insufficient by many Americans, but that is a very nuanced bit of political positioning at a time when voters tend to prefer absolutes rather than shades of gray.
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‘Christian Nationalism,’ ‘Never-Trumpers’ and Other Biased Terms This Election Season

Ahead of the 2024 Presidential Election, political polarization is surging with catchy phrases and clever terms that may fall furtively under the radar of voters and subject them to pernicious filter bubbles.
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When Only One Candidate Fights For Swing Voters

No matter what Trump says or does, abortion will be his greatest political weakness in this campaign. But the former president is making clear efforts to mitigate that weakness, which is considerably more than Biden has done to reach out to the political center on immigration.
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When Immigration Reform Might Actually Happen

From the Center It’s been almost 40 years since Washington accomplished anything of significance on immigration policy. Over the course of a generation, the crisis has continued to worsen, but partisan-fueled paralysis has prevented any real progress from happening. That may be about to...
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