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House Gerrymandering

Left Out! It Just Aint Right! The Extreme Center Needs to Be Heard

Peter Merriman | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics
Peter Merriman

If we are ever to get back to a government that can have the faith of the American people, we need to limit the extremists in Congress. Today, only 50 of the 435 house seats are competitive districts according to former Senator Bill Bradley.

Why Is It Easier to Fire Coaches Than Congress?

Jason Stanford | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Dr. Scott DesJarlais, who cheated on his wife with his patients and asked two of them to get abortions, was easily reelected despite a national scandal. Why? He's a Republican, and the Republican-controlled legislature made sure only a Republican could win his district.