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You seem to misunderstand the process. Bills originate in congress, and the president serves as a gatekeeper deciding whether to accept bills passed by congress. The president can ask congress to pass a certain provision, but congress is under no obligation to accommodate such requests. So first, one house passes a bill which has been introduced by one of ...


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The past is a different country... Back in the 50s the country was much more bipartisan, with support for the President on many issues coming from both Republicans and Democrats. Both parties were quite different from what they are now. Both had liberal and conservative wings and what it meant to be "liberal" or "conservative" was quite ...


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Some Republicans did not vote for Trump on account of his behavior. If some likely Trump voters in swing states stayed home or switched sides then it had an effect. That being said, numerous sources have reported that voters were decided well before the election, and that political ads may not have changed many minds at all. Especially considering what was ...


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Georgia is one of the most highly educated states in the South and education is highly predictive of election outcomes. The Presidential election outcomes in the other 46 U.S. states and in the District of Columbia can be explained entirely by the extent to which their citizens are highly educated. There are four outlier states that don't fit this trend ...


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This AP article discusses some of the factors involved: Demographic shifts: growth in areas like Atlanta, which tend to favour Democrats. A massive voter registration push. In 2018, under controversial circumstances, the Republican candidate for governor (who was also in charge of running the elections...) narrowly defeated Democratic candidate Stacey ...


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