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American Democracy Originals
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David Axelrod hosted mayors of Boston, New Orleans, Denver and Gary for discussion on the power of city mayors
Duke University held an event with a discussion of the role of philanthropy in reviving local journalism initiatives
Was evolving authority to state governments a response to the rise of Black political empowerment in American cities?
Minor party and independent candidates for Governor in Pennsylvania in 2018 will need 5,000 signatures
Virginia politicians defeated the latest attempt to reform the state law that determines ballot access
Professor Chris Edelson speaks out on what he calls a “permanent shift to unconstrained presidential power”
The New York City public campaign finance system is sending its first real warning signs of trouble
Unverified vote counting has become a big political issue in the ongoing race for governor and a war of words has ignited
Constitutional amendment would increase the majority vote threshold required for a constitutional change to at least 55 percent