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Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies
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Understanding RyanCare’s (The American Healthcare Act’s) Intricacies

The center of the domestic policy conversation in the U.S. has been centered on one piece of legislation lately – The American Healthcare Act, or as some (like I) prefer to call it – RyanCare. The GOP’s first full attempt at repealing and replacing Obamacare (The Affordable Care Act) is […]

The Adventure of Civility: An Evening with Krista Tippett
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The Adventure of Civility: An Evening with Krista Tippett

“Why did you vote for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton? Answer this question through the story of your life.” This is the question that Krista Tippett thinks could change everything, if only everyone in America could sit down and engage in a thoughtful conversation with someone who voted differently […]

President Obama’s Farewell Address to the Divided States of America
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President Obama’s Farewell Address to the Divided States of America

If asked to recall past presidential farewell addresses, it is likely that Washington’s or Eisenhower’s is the first, if not the only, to come to mind. What do the two have in common? Why are they considered the most memorable? Both conveyed foreboding warnings. Washington warned of permanent foreign alliances […]

Trump Acts Tough, Clinton Touts Experience in First Presidential Debate
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Trump Acts Tough, Clinton Touts Experience in First Presidential Debate

Monday evening’s Presidential Debate was arguably the most highly anticipated, polarizing, and watched political event of the last quarter century. Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, the GOP’s nominee, took on the most experienced and ambitious politicians in modern America. The major storyline leading up to the debate would be […]