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Questions relating to the government or the politics of the United States of America

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The purpose of the debates is to give the audience the opportunity to directly compare the positions of the candidates. Having the candidates ask questions to each other would not be useful for that, …
answered Mar 11 '16 by Philipp
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In the United States,voter registration records are public information. They can be acquired in bulk from the countie's voter registrar's office, or looked up on the internet. The registration recor …
answered Oct 29 '16 by Philipp
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If illegal immigrants have a child on US soil, then that child is an US citizen due to the jus soli citizenship concept of the United States (see US constitution, 14th Amendment, Section 1). The curre …
answered Apr 1 '16 by Philipp
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Most of the US debt is in form of obligations they have in form of the social security trust fund. This is money the US government collects as part of payroll taxes and is going to pay to US citizens …
answered Nov 14 '16 by Philipp
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It is nothing unusual to see smear campaigns in US elections. The answers to the question "Is the smearing growing in the USA?" deals in more detail with the history of throwing accusation after accus …
answered Aug 23 '16 by Philipp
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The rules of the senate are simple: two seats per state. So the new state would get two seats on the senate. The rules of congressional appointment by state are: There are 435 seats Each state gets …
answered May 14 '16 by Philipp
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First let's consider the question "What's so revolutionary about Bernie Sanders"? Sanders has political positions which are unusually social-democratic for American politics. When you compare the Uni …
answered Jul 30 '16 by Philipp
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The oath of office in the US house of representatives is: “I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign an …
answered Sep 30 '16 by Philipp
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If you would make it illegal for celebrities to make statements which could affect the stock market in any way, you would make Twitter illegal in the first place. Especially for politicians, because e …
answered Aug 24 '19 by Philipp
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Political experts say that when a politician is referring to unnamed "Experts", that's usually a case of Weasel Wording. As experts on linguistics will confirm, there is no actual definition or certif …
answered Aug 17 '16 by Philipp
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There are actually a lot of other axis on which individuals or political powers can position themselves independently: Left vs. Right Should the state support social equality or promote a society wi …
answered Jun 22 '14 by Philipp
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The US constitution can be changed through amendments. An amendment can also repel or modify one of the articles or a previously made amendment. The constitution allows amendments to be proposed eith …
answered Nov 2 '15 by Philipp
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Practically all governments in the world try to influence each other. One government investing resources into convincing other governments to be more benevolent towards them is nothing unusual. This i …
answered Jul 10 '18 by Philipp
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The main reason for this difference between the United States and Europe is the election system. In the United States, there is a "winner takes all" system for federal elections. Whoever wins the dis …
answered Jan 29 '17 by Philipp
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It might seem like when you belong to the minority in your state then voting does not matter. And when you only think ahead for one election-cycle you are right: In the voting system of the United Sta …
answered May 12 '16 by Philipp

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