Proportional Representation Makes African-Americans, Latinos, and Rural, Low-Income Whites Kingmakers

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New Orleans    No matter who your favorite might be in the Presidential sweepstakes, how can you not join me in loving the irony that no matter how the big whoops fume and allow inequality to widen, African-Americans and Latinos are now the kingmakers for Democrats and rural, lower income, less educated whites are now becoming …

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What we get from the Victory: Immigration, Wage Action, Student Loans, Infrastructure, Etc

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New Orleans     We had this, and I’m with Nate Silver of the 538 column and blog of the Times: this was not “too close to call” unless we got rid of the Electoral College and didn’t tell anyone. Watching Obama win every single battleground state except North Carolina, pretty much cheek and jowl with all …

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