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Only Five Candidates Pass Threshold for Inclusion in Next Debate

We are winding up to yet another Democratic debate, but like the TV show Survivor, not everyone gets to come back to the next episode. As of January 8, there are only five candidates who pass the bar to join fellow presidential hopefuls on stage on January 14. Sponsored by CNN and the Des Moines […]

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Women Reaching Top Spots in Democratic Party

A recent review of federal election records tells the story of women filling large numbers of positions in the higher echelons of the Democratic Party and getting paid for their work accordingly. It took decades, but finally women are filling the leadership roles of the six women running for president currently. According to POLITICO, of […]

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Lawmakers Considering Forcing Social Media to Disclose Whose Buying Political Ads

In the past Republicans were against laws regulating political speech, but in the wake of the Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election conservative lawmakers are rethinking the issue. Congressional Republicans are thinking about joining with Democrats to require more transparency for political advertising on Twitter and Facebook. Both parties would like to avoid a […]