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Criminal Justice Reform is Becoming Washington's Bipartisan Cause

The need to reform the broken U.S. criminal-justice system is fast becoming the rare cause for which Washington’s warring factions will lay down …

Republican women are more religious and theocratic than Republican men, new poll shows.

A new poll from Public Policy Polling is making headlines this week because it reveals that 57 percent of Republican primary voters want to make …

How do US Pressure Groups influence the Supreme Court?

<b>How do US Pressure Groups influence the Supreme Court?</b> <br>Introduction<br>The judiciary is the particular branch of US government that enables Pressure …

Larry J. Sabato's Crystal Ball » 2016 President

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Chris Christie, Rand Paul scraping the bottom in new PPP poll

Donald Trump: 24 things the next president believes

<b>Republican Donald Trump has won victory in the presidential race, but no one's quite sure what President Trump will actually do in office.</b><p>The New York businessman-turned-politician said many controversial things and flip-flopped on a number of policy positions during the campaign.<p>Here, we look back …

10 of the most bizarre elections in American history

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush is perhaps the craziest, most controversial election in U.S. history.<p>We say perhaps because we don't want to bog you down with superlatives when there have been so many truly zany moments in American elections.<p>Who could forget Howard Dean …

Bring back ideology: Fukuyama's 'end of history' 25 years on

In the summer of 1989, the American magazine the National Interest published an essay with the strikingly bold title "The End of History?". Its author, the political scientist Francis Fukuyama, announced that the great ideological battles between east and west were over, and that western liberal …

Ben Carson narrowly beats Donald Trump in new poll

<b>A retired neurosurgeon has knocked Donald Trump off top spot in the Republican presidential campaign.</b><p>Ben Carson takes a narrow lead in in a New York Times/CBS News poll, ousting the New York businessman who has led the pack for nearly four months.<p>The news comes on the eve of the third TV debate for …

Bernie Sanders Sends Shock Waves Through American Politics With $2 Million Campaign Ad

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is sending shock waves through the 2016 presidential election with a $2 million …

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House of Commons - A new Magna Carta? - Political and Constitutional Reform

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Theresa May criticises judges for 'ignoring' deportation law

<b>Home Secretary Theresa May has accused judges of making the UK more dangerous by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.</b><p>Last year, MPs approved new guidance for judges making clear a criminal's right to a family life had limits.<p>But in the Mail on Sunday, Mrs May said she now …

Running for election in Canada is still all about canvassing … for now

There is a sense that improved polling data means we are on the cusp of an altered democratic era. But until then, there are the doors of 78,000 voters to knock upon<p>It was a relief to discover that I enjoyed canvassing. I was worried that I would not, which would have made my first turn as a …

What events, people, or ideas probably influenced Ray Bradbury while writing Fahrenheit 451?

<i>Fahrenheit 451</i> by Ray Bradbury may be set in the future, but it was influenced by the time period that it was written in. This novel was published in …

Fahrenheit 451: Critical Essays | Dystopian Fiction and Fahrenheit 451 | Test Prep | Study Guide

Critical Essays Dystopian Fiction and <i>Fahrenheit 451</i><p>When examining <i>Fahrenheit 451</i> as a piece of dystopian fiction, a definition for the term "dystopia" …

UK ditches plan to bid for £5.9m Saudi Arabia prisons contract

Opposition MPs laud justice secretary Michael Gove, while PM is to write to Saudis over fate of UK pensioner Karl Andree, who faces 360 lashes<p>Downing Street has announced that the government is to cancel a £5.9m contract to provide a training programme for prisons in Saudi Arabia.<p>In a significant …

Can Paul Ryan Save the Republican Party?

Some years ago, well before Paul Ryan ran for Vice-President alongside Mitt Romney, I asked Grover Norquist, the veteran anti-tax campaigner and conservative organizer, what role the Wisconsin congressman played in the Republican Party. “Paul Ryan is the prophet,” Norquist replied, not missing a …