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Voter Registration for November Elections Quickly Approaches

Voter Registration for November Elections Quickly Approaches

With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, so does the last day to register to vote. Even though this is a right, it is also a civic duty for all adults 18 years and older. Many eligible voters dismiss their need to vote because, as they say, “it is a right, not a law.” However, one […]

Chicago’s Political Structure Encourages Citizen Participation

Chicago’s Political Structure Encourages Citizen Participation

Understanding politics is important. Chicago’s political system is designed to help its citizens. It is structured so the people can take part in the process. People can voice their opinions about what elected officials are doing in their communities. When there is a Chicago City Council vote scheduled community members are encouraged to state their feelings on their […]

President Trump Tweets There Is No Collusion and Claims It Is Not a Crime

President Trump Tweets There Is No Collusion and Claims It Is Not a Crime

President Trump’s Twitter feed is filled with untruths and contradictions. On the last day of July 2018, 20 months into his unique presidency, he added a post that has people asking what does that even mean? In his tweet, he dragged out current and old-ish gripes, then continued to spew anger against Democrats. If there was […]

ACA Funding Frozen by Trump Administration

ACA Funding Frozen by Trump Administration

Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been vilified by the GOP. On July 9, 2017, the Trump Administration announced a funding freeze for the risk adjustment program. This plan was designed to protect insurers from substantial losses. In 2017, the bill for this program totaled $10.4 billion. “The health plans pay into a […]

Low Voter Turnout for Nevada Primaries and General Elections

Low Voter Turnout for Nevada Primaries and General Elections

The poll numbers continue to suffer for Nevada primaries and general elections. Is this a result of turnout or burnout? Traditionally Nevada voters are known to be lackluster concerning their civic duty to vote, however, some are wondering if it is just due to turnout or burnout. Low voter turnout in the United States as […]

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