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How Gerrymandering Works

The Supreme Court is considering a case regarding the partisan gerrymandering of districts in Wisconsin, which could change the way maps are drawn across the country. Here is a step-by-step guide to how Gerrymandering works.

Arguments For And Against Single Payer Healthcare

Bernie Sanders recently introduced a single payer healthcare plan, also known as medicare-for-all, that would guarantee coverage to all Americans under one government-run plan. Here are the arguments for and against implementing a single-payer healthcare plan.

Veteran Told What Offends Him

WASHINGTON—In the wake of protests in which some players knelt during the national anthem prior to this week’s NFL games, a U.S. Army veteran has been informed that the acts offended him.
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Abolish The Electoral College?

In light of the havoc it has wreaked this presidential election, many Americans are calling for an end to the electoral college. What do you think?
  • "No, we should not stop using the electoral college. We also should not stop spinning our own flax."

    Irene Costa Reference Librarian
  • "We must keep the electoral college. Without it, last night's Nightline probably would have been about the war on cholesterol."

    Reggie Ennis Cashier
  • "The electoral-college system was designed to protect our nation from the ignorance of its people. And, based on the 2000 vote, it's still dearly needed."

    Manny Blake Systems Analyst
  • "I'm all for getting rid of the electoral college, but wouldn't that mean we'd have to dig up Samuel J. Tilden and make him president retroactively?"

    Tom Kallen Optometrist
  • "This election mess confirms what I've been saying for years: Our nation should be split into warring factions, each ruled by a warlord who receives messages from God."

    Matt Funk Cab Dispatcher
  • "The presidency should go to the candidate who earns the larger minority of the popular vote."

    Liz Lowery Sales Clerk

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