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The Media Are Wringing Their Hands Over Donald Trump: Here's Why They Shouldn't

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.03.2016 | Entertainment
Dan Kennedy

Trump's rise has been real -- more real than I and most other political observers had expected. But let me offer some perspective. What we are seeing is the acceleration of a trend in the Republican nominating process that began in 2008, when John McCain, was nearly hounded out of the campaign for insufficient wing-nuttery before coming back to win the nomination.

Beware the Gerrymander

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The struggle for clean elections and clean district lines are part of the effort to insure fair, open and honest elections so that the voters' choices will be respected.