SOURCE: New York Times
by Richard Pildes
The legal scholar argues that the Framers' belief in frequent Congressional elections has resulted in time for governing being squeezed out by campaigning.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Peter Beinart
It’s not Trump who is running uphill against American tradition, it’s the people who are trying—with mixed success—to stop him.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
by Philip Klinkner
Midterm elections are often as transformational and consequential as presidential elections.
In 1928, Republicans won 270 seats in the House. They were on top of the world.
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