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Women in Politics

Until 1980, during any Presidential election for which reliable data exist and in which there had been a gender gap, the gap had run one way: more women than men voted for the Republican candidate. That changed when Reagan became … Continue reading

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What if Trump ran as an independent?

Donald Trump could run as an independent as he has threatened to do. It would take a serious organizing effort to get on the ballot as an independent in most states; there is no evidence that Trump has started such … Continue reading

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Leonard Pitts on Poverty

Paul Ryan has an anti-poverty proposal Leonard Pitts writes that Paul Ryan has made a proposal for addressing poverty in the USA. Pitts says that Ryan would give the States grants to spend as they like. The grants would come … Continue reading

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