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Editorial: Republican "wave" shouldn't kill bipartisanship

While the Republicans have a reason to celebrate, the election results mean the potential for even more heightened gridlock. Emboldened conservatives will most likely attempt to push their agenda even more forcefully.


Prall: Time to update elections

A pure democracy is not feasible, that is certain.  Every decision, every day, can't be voted on.  But this generation has the task of looking at the information technology of their lifetime and applying it to our elections


Beary: Bad news for student debt

Elizabeth Warren's bill to refinance student loans died in the Senate, but she is not giving up. She lost with a 56-38 vote, only four more and it would have passed. Republicans were set on it not going through, even insisting that it was a waste of time to be brought up.


Richson: Personhood amendments dangerous

The nature of the various personhood amendments that have been put in the hands of voters in multiple states seek to threaten more than abortion…they could potentially turn back the clock on women's reproductive science and rights as whole.


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