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2024 might be the best chance third parts have had in 30 years.

Now that the 2022 midterms are over, the 2024 Presidential Race is rapidly approaching. While pundits have been talking about a presidential bid from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, In all likelihood, when we make it out of the primaries the Presidential race will be between two very familiar people – Joe Biden and Donald Trump. …

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New House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s Career, Explained

Much has been said about now house speaker Kevin McCarthy’s seemingly never ending struggle to become Speaker of the House (though he did eventually pull out), with the notion that being speaker was McCarthy’s “biggest dream.” And to an extent, this is true, as McCarthy has wanted the job for almost a decade. But let’s …

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Everything to know about Georgia’s Runoff

On Tuesday December 6th, a runoff will occur in Georgia between Democrat Rapheal Wornock and Republican Herschel Walker. This race will occur due to either candidate clearing the 50 percent threshold in the general election that happened earlier this month. The shortcomings of both Wornock and Walker are attributed to Libertarian Chase Oliver, who has …

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The Republican Field for 2024

The midterms are (basically) over, and control of both houses of Congress have been decided. Republicans won the house, albeit narrowly, and Democrats won the Senate, also in a narrow way. This election cycle has been unanimously agreed upon to be a flop by Republicans, and while there is still a runoff Senate Election in …

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Pundits said it would be a red wave. It wasn’t.

Intro (I was right):  Republicans should have had this election cycle in the bag. Instead, they find themselves thinking about what they did wrong. And this is because going into election day, everyone expected Republicans to win – and win by a lot. Everyone except me of course, because in my October 6th post “How …

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Midterm Elections: What’s Happening?

Yesterday, midterm election results started coming out, and while control of the house and senate have not been determined yet, there’s still a lot of takeaways. The takeaway: Pundit’s expected Republican’s to win handly. They didn’t. However, with failure, there’s always a silver lining, and with success, there’s always a place for improvement, as shown …

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The UK just got a new Prime Minister. But what happened to the last 3?

Rishi Sunak has just been declared the newest Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This announcement is obviously a first in many levels for diversity, as Sunak is the first Hindu, Indian, and Asian to assume the position. Sunak is also one of the richest people in Britain, with a net worth estimated to be …

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