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Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures: CR edition

Next week, the government will run out of money to stay open. And in typical fashion, Congress has left itself an insanely small window to pass a continuing resolution (CR) to keep it functioning. 639 more words

Legislative Politics

Is Speaker Ryan leading too much?

The debate to repeal and replace Obamacare was always going to be a serious test for congressional leaders. Reorganizing an eighth of the economy has massive ramifications for communities and states of every political stripe. 962 more words

Legislative Politics

Is Secession a Feasible Decision for the State of North Carolina?

Yesterday, House Bill 147 was filed to amend Section 4, Article 1 of the North Carolina Constitution. This section of the state constitution prevents the state of North Carolina from withdrawing their allegiance to the nation. 261 more words