Politics

#DemDebate Liveblog: 2 Dem 2 Debate

It’s that time again! Tonight marks the second Democratic debate in just four days, and there’s a GOP debate yet to come this week. Are there always this many debates? …

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Random AsidesSkepticism

Bad Chart Thursday: Gun Deaths Don’t Matter Because Cancer

In President Obama’s response to the mass shooting in Oregon last week, he asked the US media to report gun deaths side by side with terrorism deaths to demonstrate that …

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FeaturedFeminism

An Extra-Historic International Women’s Day

Today, on International Women’s Day, Barack Obama signed the renewal of the Violence Against Women act into law. VAWA was originally written by then-Senator Joe Biden and first enacted into …

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Afternoon Inquisition

AI: American Politics

Today is the last day to register to vote here in Texas, so I’m heading off to the post office… because we’re also backwards here and don’t believe in internet. …

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