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The official 2020 US census came out – and it has big implications.

Today, the new 2020 census results came out, and it means a lot for a wide range of things – not the least of it being electoral and congressional representation. The results show that people from the Midwest and Northeast are moving to the south. The states of Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and …

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Republicans Should Become More Moderate – Heres Why.

When thinking about people who revolutionized the current electoral map – you might think of people like Donald Trump. And for good reason too. Trump in 2016 made the Midwest considerably more Republican while the south and west were considerably less Republican. But when it comes to people who have changed the electoral map in …

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Blunt announces 2022 retirement, 5th among list of Republican senators to do so.

On Monday, Senator Roy Blunt, a Missouri Republican, said that he would not run for reelection, joining four others. The four other Republicans that announced retirement are, Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania), Richard Shelby (Alabama), Rob Portman (Ohio), and Richard Burr (North Carolina). Adding to this, is the fact that Republicans Chuck Grassley (Iowa), and Ron Johnson …

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