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Democrats won the most votes. Why aren’t they acting like it?

More Americans voted for Hillary Clinton than for Donald Trump. More Americans voted for Democratic Senate candidates than for Republican Senate candidates. And Trump, he’s really unpopular. The most unpopular new president we’ve had since, well, since we invented polling.

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90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l
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90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

 A measure that would restore the right to vote to nearly 90,000 American citizens in New Jersey could soon become law, after the state approved the measure in a party-line vote  The bill, which Democrats managed to pass, is the

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Why Opinion Polls Matter | The Rundown by HuffPost
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Why Opinion Polls Matter | The Rundown by HuffPost

With Parliament refusing to back his deal, Boris Johnson has called for an election on the 12th of December. – We’ve got to the stage where we have no choice. – Which means we get to hear a lot of

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Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests
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Hong Kong’s local polls test support for ongoing protests

>>Sreenivasan: PRO-DEMOCRACY SUPPORT IN HONG KONG WAS TESTED AT THE POLLS TODAY AS RESIDENTS VOTED IN LOCAL DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTIONS. TURNOUT WAS HIGH AND THE VOTE WAS PEACEFUL, IN CONTRAST TO THE VIOLENT ANTI-GOVERNMENT DEMONSTRATIONS THAT HAVE PITTED HONG KONG’S

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General election 2019: Question Time leaders special highlights
Van Jones: Let’s Stop Trying to Please Republicans
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Van Jones: Let’s Stop Trying to Please Republicans

I don’t understand how this individual mandate is something that we’ve allowed the Republicans to define as some sort of, quote-unquote, government takeover. In fact, it’s their idea. The progressives were saying we want single-payer. Myself, I would say why

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Innovating Democracy: Key Issues for the 2020 Election and Beyond
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Innovating Democracy: Key Issues for the 2020 Election and Beyond

(dramatic music) – Good morning. (audience murmuring) My name is Dan Lindheim, I’m Faculty Director of the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement. The Center was created by the Class of 1968 around it’s 40th reunion. Some classes give benches,

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Trump’s first 100 days: How could the Democrats respond? | IN 60 SECONDS
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Trump’s first 100 days: How could the Democrats respond? | IN 60 SECONDS

Well, Democrats may have an intention of resisting Donald Trump on a lot of issues in his first 100 days and in the first two years of his administration. They don’t have the votes to effectively stop him, at least

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David Friedman on Democracy and Rational Voter Ignorance
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David Friedman on Democracy and Rational Voter Ignorance

The standard description of how our political system works, how democracy works… assumes that individual voters spend a lot of time and trouble figuring out… which candidates are good, which programs are good, what policies the government should follow, and

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