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Sanders supporters flock to Philadelphia: What do they want?

Sen. Bernie Sanders is likely to see a large show of support at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) which starts on Monday as protesters flock from all over the country to show that they are still “feeling the Bern.” 90 more words

Christian Science Monitor

Campaign Finance: The Elephant in the Room

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/2016-campaign-finance-reform_us_578e67abe4b04ca54ebef3bf

Despite the anti-donor rhetoric of Donald Trump, the platform of his party – the Republican party – is notably pro-donor class with calls to raise or repeal limits on what is acceptable as a political donation, as well as calls to end restrictions against corporate involvement in politics. 673 more words

Economy

The Road to Policymaking

A conversation with Danny Hosein

by Benjamin Collinger

Danny Hosein is a 2016 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Before law school, he served as a political appointee in the Obama Administration at the U.S. 3,389 more words

Politics & Society

The GOP Platform

A lot is said about republicans and what they do and do not believe. We can consider how many republicans do and do not agree with certain things, but in the end, the party has a platform, and the platform is on record now. 792 more words

How I See The World

How Bernie Sanders saved super PACs

From the very beginning of his presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders has assailed the undue political influence of millionaires and billionaires, who he says have rigged the system in their favor through profligate contributions to super PACs and political campaigns. 545 more words

2016 Election

Morning Reads from BillMoyers.com, June 13, 2016 (a little late!)

 From BillMoyers.com for June 13, 2016 –

Morning Reads: The Preventable Tragedy in Orlando; Billionaires Out to Destroy Press Freedom

Orlando –> Sometime just before 2 a.m.

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