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Bernie Sanders Has Big Ideas, and They Deserve Our Attention - Vox
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Vox, Ezra Klein, issues, ideas, press coverage )

- 1089 days ago -
Sanders has big ideas, in every sense of the word: their costs would be huge, their implementation difficult, their consequences far-reaching. They are ideas worth debating and discussing -- and they're why Sanders is worth covering.
GOP Candidates Who Signed An Anti-Immigration Pledge Are Losing Their Primaries
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: immigation politics, usa, illegal immigration, issues, u.s., politics, republicans, news, americans, elections, government, media )

- 1440 days ago -
In the primary elections held Tuesday and the contests held two weeks ago, candidates who signed a pledge to vow to oppose "amnesty" have not fared well at all against candidates who did not sign this pledge.
Sandy Hook a Year Later: Our Hopeless Gun Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: guncontrol, Newtown massacre, issues )

- 1619 days ago -
Each side is too quick to demonize the other
Talk Of Zombies Aside, Gun Bills Face Political Reality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, issues, gun control, partisan politics, ssequestration, republicans, democrats, usa, news, obama, politics )

- 1892 days ago -
Two more gun control bills are heading to the Senate floor after narrowly winning approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.
5 Issues Facing Congress That Are Even Tougher Than the Sequester
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, issues, gun control, partisan politics, ssequestration, republicans, democrats, usa, news, obama, politics )

- 1905 days ago -
When lawmakers return they'll find at least five pressing matters that require their immediate attention.
Obama and Romney: How They'Ve Changed in 5 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, un-aired comments 2012, news, issues )

- 2065 days ago -
Oh, how times have changed since 2007 when we first met then-Sen. Obama and Gov. Romney on 60 Minutes. The veteran producers who covered our presidential candidates then and now revisit the broadcast's first encounters in this week's Overtime feature.
U.S. Election 2012: Issues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections 2012, issues, jobs, economy, health care, education, gay marriage, politics, republicans, democrats )

- 2065 days ago -
There are several issues at stake in the 2012 U.S. presidential election, .... an overview of four main issues from the incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney. They are: jobs/economy, health care, education and gay marriage.
Five Social Issues On November Ballots
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: referendums, November elections, issues, social issues, politics, government, elections, u.s., usa, republicans, democrats, freedoms, americans )

- 2103 days ago -
In addition to choosing a president and members of Congress, voters in several states will weigh in on high-profile social issues on Nov. 6. Here are some of the key voter initiatives on ballots:
A Nation Divided: Can We Agree On Anything?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, republicans, democrats, political divisions, issue politics, issues, elections, government )

- 2272 days ago -
Do Americans disagree about everything? Are we such factious and fractious folks that we just naturally start arguing and choosing sides whenever something comes up? Are we always contentious, never content? Always warring, never loving?
Sotomayor Says Obama Didn't Ask Abortion Views
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, candidates, judicial, Sotomayor, issues, lawmakers, politics )

- 3232 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor declined repeatedly at Senate confirmation hearings Wednesday to disclose her views on abortion rights and said President Barack Obama never asked her before he chose her for the bench.
Barack Obama: The Empire Strikes Back
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, issues, candidates, election )

- 3707 days ago -
Principles are not subservient to opportunism or political expediency, nor should they be. However, principles are the one thing that Barack Obama and his Democratic and Republican colleagues overwhelmingly lack.
An Election Without Meaning
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, elections 2008, issues, candidates, parties )

- 3711 days ago -
Will November 2008 bring a meaningful change to America? Will getting rid of George W. Bush and Richard Cheney without impeachment or indictment really make a difference?
Clinton in Tucson: 'Let's Run on Universal Health Care'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Presidential candidate, candidate in Arizona, Hillary Clinton, Univ. of AZ, campaign trail, issues, Chelsea Clinton )

- 3759 days ago -
She said she would fight for universal health care, which Obama is not pledging to deliver...invest in environmental technologies to create "Green Collar" jobs to help the ailing economy...$3,500 tax credit for families with children in college..
What the Candidates Avoid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, issues, avoid, republicans, democrats, ethics, dishonesty )

- 3779 days ago -
You won't hear a call for a national crackdown on the corporate crime, fraud, and abuse that have robbed trillions of dollars from workers, investors, pension holders, taxpayers and consumers. Among the reforms that won't be suggested ...
Discovering Dennis Kucinich
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, candidates, issues, voting )

- 3840 days ago -
How did Care2 member Laura H discover Dennis Kucinich, as the candidate she looked for? Main stream media hardly give him a fair chance, but in fact, on issue after issue he's the one presidential candidate that represents the public opinions of the peop

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