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Groucho Marx and the primary season of our discontent

Here are some thoughts for the season, as we all try to make sense of the American way of choosing finalists in our quadrennial elections sweepstakes. And of course, 50 states and 8 territories have their own rules. 1) The … Continue reading

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Primary elections, the two-party system, and a bipartisan option

If you’re reading this, you know Pennsylvania has a primary election on Tuesday, May 21. In theory, parties stand for different principles, and primaries give Republican and Democratic voters the chance to choose who best represents their principles. Pennsylvania has … Continue reading

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