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50 Ways the Democratic and Republican Parties Are The Same

1. Both parties engage in and benefit from gerrymandering, the practice of redrawing district lines for partisan gain. In 2010, Republicans invested millions in statewide races to retake state legislatures for the purpose of controlling congressional redistricting. Since then, Republicans have … Continue reading

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An Independent’s Case Against Open Primaries

There is little doubt that the major national parties have, on the whole, behaved atrociously this election season. On the Republican side, there have been loyalty pledges, insubstantial RNC-arranged debates, and conversations about rule changes designed to thwart specific candidates. But the Democratic … Continue reading

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Time Running Out for Florida Lawmakers to Draw Fair Congressional Map

Florida’s state legislators meeting in a special session have until noon on Friday, August 21, to agree to a new map for the state’s 27 congressional districts. Two court rulings – one from 2014 and one from 2015 – found fault with the legislature’s … Continue reading

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