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Michael Benjamin
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145 votes

Why do members of Congress in committee hearings ask witnesses the same question multiple times?

130 votes
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Why aren't Americans simply called "Americans"?

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When is a democratic vote actually the wrong tool?

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How much influence has Donald Trump had on current efforts to improve relations with North Korea?

84 votes
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Can members of the US Congress lie during debate without penalty?

78 votes

Why has Israel not expelled Russian diplomats in response to the Skripal poisoning?

67 votes

Can a person refuse a presidential pardon?

51 votes

When was the Second Amendment last used to fight against the US government to protect people's freedom?

41 votes
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What are the requirements for receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom?

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When senators thank the chairman, what are they thanking him for?

29 votes

Why isn't the Mueller report being released completely and unredacted?

27 votes
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Why isn't Election Day a federal holiday in the US?

27 votes

Why would Venezuela refuse international aid?

18 votes

How can a Senator be removed from office during a term for medical reasons?

16 votes

What is the significance of the people standing behind the speaker?

16 votes

Who pays for the President's campaign trips?

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Does the US President have the legal authority to unilaterally close the country’s borders?

11 votes

Why did Democrats in the Senate oppose the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (2019 S.130)?

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Could the Speaker of the House become president if they weren’t born in the USA?

11 votes

Why is it a bad idea to hire a hitman to eliminate most corrupt politicians?

10 votes
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Are US Congressional districts required to be connected?

9 votes

Why are US state (as opposed to federal) legislatures bicameral?

8 votes

Can the US president pardon a non-US citizen?

7 votes

Why did the House Intelligence Committee vote against releasing the Democratic memo?

7 votes

Am I obligated to answer a citizenship question on the U.S. census?

6 votes

What power does the Vice President really have?

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Why have US Presidents historically not attended WEF-Davos?

6 votes

Can non-US citizens join super-PACs or pay for attack ads in the US?

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How to run in the Republican primary against a Republican incumbent for US House?

4 votes

Has there been an election where the vote in foreign consulates decided the outcome?