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How Trump Is Like Reagan … And How He Is Not

With eleven days until Donald Trump is inaugurated as President, at least half of the country is in disoriented shock. It remains hard to believe this is really happening. And while in many respects what is happening is unprecedented, in other respects, we’ve...

Sorry Donald, Republicans Own Health Care Now

With Republicans making Obamacare repeal their first order of business, queasiness has already set in among congressional leaders and the President-elect. “Even people who voted for [repeal] before are [saying], ‘Wait a minute, wait a minute, we knew that wasn’t...

What Happened? Doing the Math on Election 2016.

Just in time for the Electoral College set to cast their ballots on Monday, all 50 states have finally certified their popular vote totals. Hillary Clinton: 65,844,610 (48.2%) Donald Trump: 62,979,636 (46.1%) Others: 7,756,035 (5.7%) Now we have the hard numbers to do...

America Did Not Vote For This Cabinet

It’s a simple fact that most Americans did not vote for Donald Trump. But our republic is not designed to reward the top vote-getter. It’s designed to guard against tyranny-of-the-majority, and ensure that minority voices will help shape public policy. But...

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