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Connections: Is the Democratic Party united enough to win the election?

Polls continue to show a united Republican Party behind President Trump. For the Democrats, the primary season brought a record number of candidates. We...
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Wed, 10/28/2020 - 11:55am
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Connections: David Dayen on coronavirus relief efforts for struggling Americans

When it comes to more help for struggling Americans, did the Democrats blow it? David Dayen, executive editor of “The American Prospect”, says yes....
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Thu, 10/15/2020 - 10:10am
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Connections: Discussing the Biden/Harris proposals to address poverty

The Biden/Harris campaign says its proposals could cut the poverty rate in American in half. As reported by Vox, the measures “could add up to the...
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Fri, 10/09/2020 - 10:16am
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Connections: Understanding the impact of New York State's new election rules on third parties

This year's state budget included new election rules that will affect third parties. Under the new provisions, political parties in New York must earn...
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Wed, 10/07/2020 - 10:38am
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Connections: Should the next two presidential debates be canceled?

In an op-ed for the Atlantic , writer David Graham is calling for the next two presidential debates to be canceled. He writes, "The event was a...
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Thu, 10/01/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Is campaign finance misunderstood?

When we talk about campaign finance, those in favor of reform say corporate money in politics threatens democracy. But two social scientists say the...
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Fri, 09/18/2020 - 10:22am
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Connections: Should the NFL have fans in the stands this season?

Fans in Kansas City booed when both football teams on the field linked arms in a show of unity. This happened not during the national anthem, but before...
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Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:24am
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Monroe County Democratic Party executive director steps down

The executive director and chairperson of the Monroe County Democratic Committee informed party leaders Thursday that she has stepped down as executive...
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Thu, 09/10/2020 - 10:41am
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Connections: Discussing the psychology of political signs

It's the time of year for political yard signs and flags, but this election season feels different. Neighbors tell us that political signs elicit...
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Tue, 09/01/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: Where should Democrats focus on winning in November?

With the Democratic convention in the rearview mirror, where should Democrats focus on winning in November? Four years ago, Democrats spent money in...
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Mon, 08/24/2020 - 10:16am
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