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Empirical evidence regarding the effectiveness of writing to your representatives

Letter writing (including email) and phone call campaigns are popular actions people are called to participate in to create pressure and change legislator behavior. It's taken as axiomatic that this ...
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Do bipartisan/cohabitation budgets widen the deficit more than one-party budgets?

I've read in a paper that I can't find araing right now that supermajority requirements (in state budgets) tend increase deficit spending because more "pork barrel" interest are included. If we ...
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