INFOGRAPHIC: How Political Bias Fools Us

Republicans are wrong about Democrats. Democrats are wrong about Republicans. It turns out that Americans are not so good at determining how many people with certain characteristics belong to either of the major political parties. A study by scholars Douglas Ahler and Gaurav Sood that was...
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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

House Republicans unveiled their tax plan today, seeking the biggest change to the tax code in more than 30 years. Their aim is to simplify the tax code for individuals while also reducing the corporate tax rate. Many on the Left are hesitant about how the cuts will affect the middle...
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Last Chance for Repeal and Replace

The Graham-Cassidy bill is seen as the last chance Republicans have of repealing and replacing Obamacare. After September ends, the Senate will need 60 votes to pass any healthcare legislation (currently they only need 50, plus a tiebreaker by VP Pence). There are 4 hold-out votes - Sen...
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Is alt-right all right?

A few days ago, on the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton gave a speech describing the alt-right as an "emerging racist ideology” and linking it to Donald Trump's campaign. This is after Stephen Bannon, chairman of Breitbart News Network, was brought in to run the Trump campaign. Bannon has...
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Story of the Week: Heading To Contested Convention?

When Donald Trump lost the Ohio primary this week, it increased the possibility that he won't have enough delegates to secure the nomination before the July convention. CNN has just published a story about a group of conservative leaders calling for a GOP unity ticket and advocating a...
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