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Here are the top ten articles for the Democratic Party Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Funding Public Broadcasting
Republicans have public broadcasting on the chopping block. It should be saved. Here's why.
2. Breadline USA
Sasha Abramsky writes about food and the lack of it as a novelist would, and that is what makes reading Breadline USA such an emotional experience.
3. The Difference Between Primaries and Caucuses
You've probably heard a lot about the Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary over the years. They are the first two political proving grounds for presidential candidates. But, have you every wondered what the difference is between a caucus and a primary?
4. UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation
Spin has become art, and one we are subjected to daily. Brook Jackson and Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s book, UnSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation, will provide you with the tools for separating fact from fiction.
5. Speechless: The Erosion of Free Speech in the American Workplace
Bruce Barry says, “Many Americans would be alarmed to discover that many employers can, if they wish, regulate their employees’ private political activity.” He examines the limits of speech in the workplace, how individuals, employers, and civil society would benefit from less restriction on speech.
6. Dear President Obama
An open letter to the president, urging him to put politics aside and do the right thing when it comes to health care reform.
7. Democrats Should Filibuster Samuel Alito
What are the Democrats saving the filibuster for? What will our constitutional rights look like after thirty years of Samuel Alito’s influence?
8. For Sale Sign on Congress.
Placing a for sale sign on the nations capitol is what federal prosecutors accused Duke Cunningham of in his sentencing memorandum. For almost a decade, Former Congressman Duke Cunningham accepted millions of dollars in exchange for awarding defense appropriations.
9. Roosevelt, Obama, and Fear
In addition to the similarities between their policies, FDR and Barack Obama both faced the problem of how to reinvigorate a country paralyzed by fear.
10. How to Lobby Congress
Do you want to contact your Representative or Senator, but don't know how? Here are some tips to lobby your member of Congress.
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