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Moderate Republians

What Women in Texas and South India Have in Common

Vivian Norris | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Vivian Norris

Little did I know that our conversation about patriarchy and women's rights and the parallels between her rural impoverished part of South India and my home state of Texas would ring so true when Senator Wendy Davis stood for half a day to filibuster for women's right to choose

The Politics of a Grand Bargain in 2012

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

It is gradually dawning on many Americans that an extraordinary collection of economic and fiscal events will converge at the beginning of next year, the collective impact of which will/would be greater than any other single such moment in our history.

Demands of Aid to Religion Endanger Schools, Anger Moderates

Hans Johnson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Education
Hans Johnson

Efforts by Rick Perry and others to undo the separation of church and state, meant to appeal to religious conservatives, are alienating a potentially large group of moderate voters who often have a decisive role in elections in presidential years.