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Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss
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Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss

Robert Mugabe has “stepped down” as president of Zimbabwe, but there remain many uncomfortable questions about the future of democracy in the country. Mugabe’s resignation was anything but voluntary. The 93-year-old despot has held the presidency of Zimbabwe for 37 years. Nine years ago he announced that “only God who […]

Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore
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Mitch McConnell’s Crazy Scheme to Cancel the Alabama Election to Thwart Roy Moore

Republicans have been thrown into a tailspin by the allegations against Roy Moore, their party’s nominee in the Alabama special election for U.S. Senate. Since the flood of revelations triggered by reports in the Washington Post about Moore’s history of sexually assaulting underage girls, Republican leaders have thrown him under […]

Here’s Why Republicans Are Attacking The Libertarian Party’s Sole State Senator Laura Ebke
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Here’s Why Republicans Are Attacking The Libertarian Party’s Sole State Senator Laura Ebke

Nebraska’s state legislature is unique. For one thing, unlike every other state, Nebraska’s legislature is unicameral, consisting of forty-nine senators in a single chamber. More importantly, however, is that Nebraska’s legislature is non-partisan. When voters go to the polls, they won’t see the words “Democrat” or “Republican” next to the […]