Dear President Obama,

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Dear President Obama, I want to express my gravest concerns regarding the proposed tax legislation currently pending before Congress. This legislation, which you negotiated with the Republican leadership without input from Democratic leaders in Congress, is a sell-out. In exchange for extending unemployment benefits, you’re in danger of strangling Social Security, taking a giant step towards making the Bush-era tax … Read More

Of Pork, Congressional Redistricting, and the 2010 Census

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As 2010 draws to a close, the official results of the 2010 U.S. Census will soon be published, and we’ll know for certain how the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be allocated between the states. Congressional redistricting isn’t a sexy issue, or even particularly interesting, but the decennial census results determine the political makeup of the … Read More