Policy

A Primer on Political Soft Money

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Start with three questions: If you keep your front door bolted and alarmed against burglars but your porch door is ...
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Finding Common Ground On Gun Policy

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Where do we even begin after Las Vegas? The shooting was so calculatingly evil, so tragic for the victims and so sad ...
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Two Parties Full of Empty Promises; Elect Independents to Reform Tax Code

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The Republicans are now saying that tax reform is their next legislative priority. Is tax reform likely to happen? Al...
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Campaign Finance Reforms Could Change Our Elections

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It’s an open secret that elections in the United States are as much affected by money as they are by votes. A mediocr...
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How Dark Money in Politics Can Be Harmful

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Editor's note: This guest post was written by Kate Harveston, blogger for Only Slightly Biased, and the views express...
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Finding Common Ground: 5 Key Ways to Bridge the Hyper-Partisan Divide on Infrastructure

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Remember all that talk about infrastructure during the 2016 presidential campaign? America needs massive new investme...
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Ballot Access Reforms Are a Necessity. Here's Why.

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Political advisor and author Mark McKinnon says that “A messy participatory process is representative democracy at it...
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Finding Common Ground: Health Care

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If only we had a handful of Centrist Independents in the U.S. Senate right now to be the catalyst for a more construc...
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On the National Debt

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Editor's note: This guest post was written by Andrew Hicks, blogger for youthinmoderation.org, and the views expresse...
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How Gerrymandering Contributes to Hyper-Partisanship

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Editor's note: This guest post was written by Kate Harveston, blogger for Only Slightly Biased, and the views express...
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