Who Wants to Get Something Done in DC? Anyone?

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Getting anything done in Washington seems impossible. Up to us to demand work and results from our representatives, which will only get done with cooperation.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

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Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Ignore All That Mandateology

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Politicians win elections, they don’t win mandates.

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.

Our Future Do Nothing Congress

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The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.

John Oliver Debates Minimum Wage. Living Wage Anyone?

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The federal minimum wage has not been adjusted since 2009 and does not provide a living wage for full time work. Time to fix it?

Rand Paul Should Be Ashamed Of Himself

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It’s one thing for regular people to panic over Ebola, but Rand Paul has no excuse to stoke those fears.

Why Political Reporters Can Seem So Shallow

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Political reporters can come across as shallow because they spend too much time covering process over substance.

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?

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.

Senate Blocks Veteran’s Bill: Jon Stewart’s Response

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Senate kills bill that would help veterans–tries to add Iran sanction to make it pass.

Can Federal Prison Reform Actually Happen?

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Most of the major players seem to be on board. Will prison reform succeed where other big ideas have failed?

The Awfulness of Rafael Cruz

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Rafael Cruz’s unfortunate outbursts highlights one of the biggest problems with the modern Republican Party.

Yes Liberals, Cory Booker is Your Friend

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Liberals should welcome the new senator from New Jersey.