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Legislature As Theater

Using control of the agenda to force the opposition into unpopular votes doesn’t have much of an impact on elections at the presidential level (although a little more at the state and local level). Still, given that Republican control of the House makes passing worthwhile legislation an impossibility, there’s no reason for Senate Democrats not [...]
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Florida Gov. Scott’s Unpopularity Will Be Trouble for GOP Presidential Candidate in State

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (4 years ago)

It will be interesting to watch what impact Scott's extreme unpopularity will have on the 2012 presidential election. Florida is by far the biggest swing state, and will likely be a must win for the Republican presidential candidate... Read Post

A Thousand Little Frauds

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (5 years ago)

Martine van Bijlert documents vote manipulation at the local level in Afghanistan: The competition was more localized and the level of organization of the fraud more limited than in the presidential election, but the margins needed ... Read Post

Why Did You Vote? Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (4 years ago)

A reader writes: The question in the linked article specifically asks about presidential elections. But my vote has a much greater impact on local and even state elections. The correct question isn't "Why do we vote?", but "Why do w... Read Post


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