Civil Politics (2/26/16): The Model of a Modern Major Primary

Topics covered tonight: the first half includes the benefits of the Primary vs. the Caucus model of election and how the parties will act in the upcoming SCOTUS nomination. During the second half we spend time

Further Reading:

A strange but accurate predictor of whether someone supports Donald Trump

Supreme Court Won’t Intervene in North Carolina Election Fight

An article in the New York Times’ ‘The Upshot’ maintained one in five Trump supporters opposed freeing slaves after the Civil War.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signs bill to cut funding to Planned Parenthood in Ohio

Which Presidential Candidates Are Winning the Money Race

 

Advertisements

Civil Politics (1/16/15): The New Congress, Same as the Old Congress?

Stefan our executive producer steps in for George as we discuss the beginning of the 114th Congress.

Links and information mentioned:

Senate Democrats got 20m more votes than Republicans: http://goo.gl/I6TQ5J
Slate article about gerrymandering: http://goo.gl/yXpYWt