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Presidential hats of democrats and republicans boxing
May 17 2016 | Stanford News
Stanford political scientist Andrew Hall found that contentious primaries that receive heavy media coverage and voter attention tend to produce nominees who do less well in the general election.
Protest Saying Tax Rich
Apr 27 2016 | Stanford News
Stanford scholar Kenneth Scheve says history shows that mass mobilizations and changing tax fairness norms were key factors behind higher tax rates for the wealthy based on the premise that if labor is conscripted, the wealthy should pay their share, too.
French Canadians troops arrive at Buckingham Palace in London on May 7, 1940
Apr 15 2016 | The Atlantic
Five years ago, the billionaire Warren Buffett highlighted the fact that although the top marginal tax rates were rising for the wealthiest Americans, his effective tax rate was lower than his secretary’s.
Voting Box
Apr 8 2016 | Stanford Report
The Electoral College distorts presidential campaigns, disenfranchises voters and drives partisanship, Stanford scholars say. They suggest constitutional reforms to adopt a single national popular vote where the one-person, one-vote concept applies. BY CLIFTON B. PARKER
Obama and Merrick Garland
Mar 30 2016 | The Washington Post
By Adam Bonica, Adam Chilton, Jacob Goldin, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen