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The Week in Politics


Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party.

The most important thing we learned about politics last week is that, in Quitman, Georgia, it’s illegal for chickens to cross the road. 9 more words


Congress Gridlock Not Mirrored By Public Opinion

This was originally posted here and here.

A new study finds remarkably little difference between the views of people who live in red (Republican) districts or states, and those who live in blue (Democratic) districts or states on questions about what policies the government should pursue. 396 more words


Why Red and Blue?

Why are some States red and some States blue? Is there a feedback mechanism in politics that promotes and maintains polarization? One candidate is fear. 388 more words