It is not useful for the purposes of this article to speculate on the roots of this phenomenon but, whatever the reason, it is undeniably common nowadays to complain about the “two-party system.” The “two-party system” is everyone’s favorite bogeyman, everyone’s kneejerk justification for delegitimization. 3,627 more words
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The dominance of Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton on Super Tuesday have pushed them even closer to the presidential nomination for their respective parties.
On the Republican side, Trump won 7 out ofthe 11 states up for grabs, gaining 237 delegates. 379 more words
Blocking Scalia's Replacement Could Put GOP Senators in a Bind, Poll Shows - By Pema Levy | Mon Feb. 22, 2016 3:18 PM EST
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s courtroom chair was draped in black on February 16 to mark his death. — J. Scott Applewhite/AP
As Republicans and Democrats gird for a showdown over when and with whom to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the political question is which party will benefit from the battle. 159 more words