It’s time to Bust the Fili-bluster

Since when is the mere threat – spoken anonymously and before any public debate has happened – of a filibuster enough to kill all action in the Senate?  When a few members of the Senate threaten to huff and puff legislation, even when it has bi-partisan majority support, and Senator Reid act like the house […]

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Districts Only a Politician Could Love

  Sam Wang’s op-ed in the New York Times builds on a steady stream of recent analysis that the 2012 redistricting process… well, it sucked, for the most part.  When incumbents draw their own district lines, the district maps we are stuck with reflect hyper-partisan manipulation, extreme incumbent protectionism, and in some cases, ugly racism.  […]

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