There Will Never Be A Republican Alternative To Obamacare

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Republicans clearly don’t like the President’s landmark health care law, but they aren’t going to come up with anything to replace it with any time soon.

Americans Aren’t Becoming More Politically Independent

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The recent Gallup poll saying more Americans identify themselves as political independent doesn’t mean much.

We Don’t Need New Blood In Congress

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Structural factors, not a lack of “new blood”, is what’s driving American politics right now.

Republicans Take Senate: What Midterm Wins Mean for Obama, Congress and America

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There will be big changes on Capitol Hill following the Republicans electoral wins.

From Ice Cream to Transforming Politics, Ben & Jerry’s Rock!

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From delicious ice cream created and marketed in a healthy, sustainable and socially responsible way, to a creative campaign to get money out of politics, Ben & Jerry’s lead the way

Do More Americans Want a More Active U.S. in World Affairs?

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With ISIS becoming a growing threat and potential global destabilizing force, should The U.S. take a leadership role, as part of a large international effort, to defeat it?

Seems No U.S. Administration Wrongdoing in Benghazi after All!

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Over two years and investigations by 8 committees found no Administration wrongdoing in Benghazi. Can Congress finally get back to work?

Is Suing and/or Impeaching the President Appropriate or Cheap Politics?

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Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?

GOP and Dem Leaders Hold Hands, Sing “We Shall Overcome”

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A moment meant to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been called awkward, hilarious and beautiful. Here’s the video. Where do you stand?

Eric Cantor’s Tea Party Blues

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss in a primary last night tells us a lot of about the state of the GOP.

Understanding Bergdahlgate

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The Republican fury over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has more to do with the current state of the GOP than anything Obama did.

No The Democrats Are Not Doomed In November

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Despite all the hype otherwise, the 2014 elections are hardly set in stone.

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Good Guy You Learned in the Sandbox

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James Stafford learned the secret to being a good citizen as a little boy. You probably did, too.

Our Old Congress

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Congress is older than ever these days and that could pose problems for our democracy.

I Care About Your Stick Figure Family

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We are not that different or separate, but by negatively focusing on our differences, we will feel we are.