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Showdown in Georgia Governor’s Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights - The New York Times

Showdown in Georgia Governor’s Race Reflects a Larger Fight Over Voting Rights - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
The uproar over voting seems almost an inevitable development in the race, which pits two candidates on opposite sides of the nation’s voting wars.
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Brett Kavanaugh Is Lying. So Are You.

Brett Kavanaugh Is Lying. So Are You. | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Whether it's 2018 or 1998, in American politics, truth is inseparable from politics.
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Opinion | Voting at Home Will Help Save Our Democracy - The New York Times

Opinion | Voting at Home Will Help Save Our Democracy - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
All 50 states should follow the example set by Oregon and Washington.
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Behind Kavanaugh fight, a national struggle over trust, identity and sex roles

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Will Florida’s Ex-Felons Finally Regain the Right to Vote? - The New York Times

Will Florida’s Ex-Felons Finally Regain the Right to Vote? - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
A referendum on the November ballot in Florida would re-enfranchise 1.5 million citizens — and could change the state’s electorate.
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The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far - The New York Times

The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
For two years, Americans have tried to absorb the details of the 2016 attack: spies, leaked emails, social media fraud — and President Trump’s claims that it’s all a hoax. The Times explores what we know and what it means.
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On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge - The New York Times

On Kavanaugh, a Changed America Debates an Explosive Charge - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
The accusations against the Supreme Court nominee are being assessed under different social and cultural conventions than when the episode allegedly occurred.
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Why Is College in America So Expensive?

Why Is College in America So Expensive? | American Government Today | Scoop.it
The outrageous price of a U.S. degree is unique in the world.
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Donald Trump sees treason from within - CNNPolitics

Donald Trump sees treason from within - CNNPolitics | American Government Today | Scoop.it
It's impossible to know in the moment when a presidency begins to dissolve. But after a devastating 48 hours, it's already clear that Donald Trump's will never be the same.
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Opinion | I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration - The New York Times

Opinion | I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations.
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Dems demand delay in chaotic start to Kavanaugh hearing

Dems demand delay in chaotic start to Kavanaugh hearing | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Chuck Schumer helped coordinate the Democrats' strategy, but Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley refused to hold a vote on adjournment.
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Democratic Embrace of Diverse Candidates Collides With Barbed Politics of Trump Era - The New York Times

Democratic Embrace of Diverse Candidates Collides With Barbed Politics of Trump Era - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Andrew Gillum’s victory in the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Florida comes at a time when racial and ethnic issues are becoming more volatile and explicit in politics.
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Opinion | The Rich White Civil War - The New York Times

Opinion | The Rich White Civil War - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
A smarter look at America’s divide.
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Everything You Need to Know for the Midterm Elections - The New York Times

Everything You Need to Know for the Midterm Elections - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
The midterm elections are around the corner. If you haven’t been keeping up with what’s going on, or have been and are still confused, take a look at our cheat sheet.
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Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh hearing lays bare nation's political flaws - CNNPolitics

Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh hearing lays bare nation's political flaws - CNNPolitics | American Government Today | Scoop.it
A searing day when two lives were torn apart on live television left a divided America facing more fundamental questions than whether Brett Kavanaugh should sit on the Supreme Court.
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Kavanaugh and Accuser Square Off in Emotional Hearing With Court in Balance - The New York Times

Kavanaugh and Accuser Square Off in Emotional Hearing With Court in Balance - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
At an extraordinary hearing that gripped the country, Dr. Blasey emotionally detailed the night she said Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.
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As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military - The New York Times

As Debt Rises, the Government Will Soon Spend More on Interest Than on the Military - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Tax cuts, spending increases and higher interest rates could make it harder to respond to future recessions and deal with other needs.
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The Five Battlefields for Control of the House - The New York Times

The Five Battlefields for Control of the House - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Democrats or Republicans will piece together a House majority from across five main types of congressional districts that are most competitive this fall. Here’s our field guide to those races.
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Flake opposes quick vote on Kavanaugh, putting confirmation in doubt

Flake opposes quick vote on Kavanaugh, putting confirmation in doubt | American Government Today | Scoop.it
And Bob Corker urges the vote on the Supreme Court nominee to be postponed.
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Primary Season Is (Finally) Over. Here Are 5 Things We Learned. - The New York Times

Primary Season Is (Finally) Over. Here Are 5 Things We Learned. - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
A record number of women are running. Trump endorsements helped shape Republican races. And the Democrats are looking for a comeback. Here’s what to know about the next 53 days.
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Obama vs. Trump: The clash everyone's waited for arrives

Obama vs. Trump: The clash everyone's waited for arrives | American Government Today | Scoop.it
But on Friday, at least, the current president barely mustered a response to the blistering critique leveled against him by his predecessor.
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‘The sleeper cells have awoken’: Trump and aides shaken by ‘resistance’ op-ed

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Can You Spot the Deceptive Facebook Post? - The New York Times

Can You Spot the Deceptive Facebook Post? - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
Facebook has been plagued with disinformation posts placed by foreign operatives. Can you tell the difference between a real post and one designed to fool you?
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Opinion | Do Public School Students Have Constitutional Rights? - The New York Times

Opinion | Do Public School Students Have Constitutional Rights? - The New York Times | American Government Today | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court used to answer with a resounding yes. In recent decades, regrettably, it has changed its mind.
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