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22 Feb 2012
Candidates | Democracy | democrats | Politics | president | Primaries | republicans | US politics | Leadership | Voting
The US electoral system makes use of primaries to select the presidential candidates for political parties. The system requires candidates to win the backing...
This House believes that the governance of the United States should be split between the two major US political parties
21 Feb 2012
Constitution | democrats | divided government | house of representatives | Politics | presidency | republicans | Senate | Two party rule | United States of America | Government
In the United States, divided government describes a situation in which one party controls the White House and another party controls one or both houses of the...
21 Feb 2012
American Jobs Act | democrats | economy | Obama | role of government | Stimulus | United States | Economic policy | Employment | Economy
The American Jobs Act was written by the Obama Administration and unveiled in a high-profile speech by the President before a joint session of Congress on...
20 Feb 2012
Bush | democrats | Politics | republicans | tax cuts | Political philosophy | Tax | Philosophy | Economy
In 2001 and 2003 President Bush implemented a series of tax cuts for all classes of society. These tax cuts were set to expire at the end of 2010. During 2010...
20 Feb 2012
congress | Democracy | democrats | Earmarks | elections | house of representatives | Line Item Veto | Politics | pork barrel politics | republicans | United States of America | Government | Tax | Philosophy | Economy
Under the US Constitution, Congress is responsible not just for voting tax revenues for the federal executive to spend, but also for appropriating (directing)...
This House believes that democratic governments should require voters to present photo identification at the polling station.
26 Jan 2012
democrats | discrimination | Photo ID | Politics | United States of America | voting | Politics General | Leadership | Local government | Voting
Voter identification laws are controversial precisely because they touch on one of the most fundamental political rights—voting. These laws concern a...