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The Best Reporting On Bernie Sanders Over The Years

The Best Reporting On Bernie Sanders Over The Years by Sarah Smith ProPublica, April 14, 2016, 8 a.m. Bernie Sanders became the first socialist mayor of Burlington, Vermont, and ran successfully as an Independent for the House of Representatives and […]

Political Polarization In The United States: Fed Study

Political Polarization In The United States: Fed Study

The Capitol Since the Nineteenth Century: Political Polarization and Income Inequality in the United States Even the most casual observer of American politics knows that today’s Republican and Democratic parties seem to disagree with one another on just about every […]

House Approves Intelligence Whistleblower Rights

House Approves Intelligence Whistleblower Rights

(Washington, DC) – Today, the Government Accountability Project (GAP) praised final congressional action by the House of Representatives to restore intelligence community whistleblower protections that had been removed from the Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (WPEA) of 2012. The bill, once […]

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STOCK Act Passes in House of Representatives

The House of Representatives passed the Stock Act 417-2 on Thursday after a six year battle to try to pass a bill such as this.  The Stock Act essentially makes it illegal for members of Congress to use insider trading […]