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John Dingle: Abolish the Senate and publicly fund elections

(From The Atlantic) In December 1958, almost exactly three years after I entered the House of Representatives, the first American National Election Study, initiated by the University of Michigan, found that 73 percent of Americans trusted the federal government “to...

Eight big problems for Christine Blasey Ford’s story

As the world watches the hearings today one can’t help but see the attacks on Kavanaugh as a desperate attempt to derail the confirmation of a Justice who might agree that Roe versus Wade is not “settled law” (no law...

Republicans Poised to Gain Senate Seats in 2018

“Add it all up, and the Democrats need to pull an inside straight to avoid losing seats in the Senate this November.” This is bad news for anyone who has Trump removal hopes. If the Dems take the...

Obamacare repeal may be closer than you think

(From The Washington Examiner) A key development, however, has emerged since January. It should help garner the votes of previously recalcitrant Senate Republicans. Under the original Graham-Cassidy bill, the formula for the block grants was seen by some as disfavoring...