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Shifting Racial Make-Up of D.C

By: Randolph Critzer Few places in the United States can offer a snapshot of American politics quite like Washington D.C. There are over 650,000 people living in the District, which serves not only as the focal point of our federal … Continue reading

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In the Silver State, Sometimes the Silver Medalist Walks Away the Winner

The 2008 Democratic primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama was a long and unpredictable run of events.  Never was this truer than in the Nevada Caucuses, where exactly the opposite of the state ethos occurred: it was not … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean, “One Person?”

For nearly half a century, American courts have looked to the “one person, one vote” standard as the guiding principle in reapportionment and redistricting cases. This doctrine, first laid forth in Reynolds v. Sims (1963), holds that “the constitutional test … Continue reading

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