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“Enough Is Enough”

Three years ago the U.S. Supreme Court handed down McConnell v. FEC, a decision that upheld McCain-Feingold’s restrictions on political speech. Even supporters of the law were surprised by how ...
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Reid This

The rise of the Internet has changed the way we work and live. It has also begun to change our politics for the better, introducing new voices and ideas into ...
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Free Michael Moore!

Will Michael Moore’s movie Fahrenheit 9/11 land him in jail? Maybe. Only time will tell. #ad#Of course, Moore won’t end up behind bars because his movie criticizes George W. Bush. The ...
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Cut The Blame Game

The Bush campaign has had a difficult few weeks. Part of its problem comes from the hearings held by the 9/11 Commission: Democrats on the panel have effectively blamed the ...
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(Class) War Won’t Work

The recent mistrial in the Tyco case presents a puzzle and, perhaps, a lesson for John Kerry’s presidential prospects. Two former Tyco executives, Dennis Kozlowski and Mark Swartz, were on ...
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The Felon Franchise

Would Al Gore be president if felons had voted in Florida in 2000? #ad#Florida is one of seven states that permanently revoke the voting rights of convicted felons. Prior to the ...