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The filibuster and majority rule

Well, at last the Democratic Senators showed some gumption (to use the polite term). It’s not just about politics but about whether the government can function. The Senate sets its procedures and it can change them if they don’t work … Continue reading

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Hope and change, hope of change: Remarks on the Nov. 6 election

What does anyone know for sure before an election? Not much, really, except for David Axelrod, who preserved his mustache, and Nate Silver, whose polling analyses have been right on target. If I’d been predicting, I would have rightly picked … Continue reading

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