Daily Archives: January 21, 2014

Primary Elections

Election laws vary from state to state.  Since state legislatures make the laws, laws may often reflect the interests of the majority party in the legislature. Closed Primaries Eleven states have closed primary elections or caucuses. Only voters who are registered as members … Continue reading

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Will Boehner Let the House Debate Unemployment Extensions?

The Senate failed to approve a three month extension of unemployment insurance for the 1.4 million whose benefits expired on December 28. The vote was 55 for extending the the payments, 45 vote against it. It needed 60 votes to … Continue reading

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