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What's a Congress Without a Kennedy?

As of last week, it is official: the end of a dynasty approaches. Patrick Kennedy, who has represented Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District for the past fifteen years, announced his decision not to seek reelection…

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Start Big, Think Bigger

An expansion of national party organizations and the funneling of assets to state parties over the last thirty years has led to what can only be described as a fierce and overly dependent emphasis on…

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DC Voting Rights

The District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 (H.R. 157 in the House, S. 60 in the Senate) is a rather simple bill. It is a short bill–only fourteen pages–and is a compromise of the…