Ted Cruz’s Journey Into The Wilderness

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The conservative firebrand from Texas isn’t going to be president anytime soon.

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.

Bipartisanship Is No Utopia

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Washington gridlock can be annoying, but that doesn’t mean bipartisan consensus produced outcomes that are necessarily more popular.

Mitch McConnell Is No Genius

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Yes the incoming Senate Majority Leader is a successful politician, but he’s hardly some political superman.

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.