Federal Government Institutions and Practices

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Thesis Research Survey–Social media driven polarization's impact on our day-to-day lives.
by Michael Mulry - Sunday, December 2, 2018, 9:21 AM

Hi everyone. I need your help…

I am collecting data to help identify the real-world impact of political polarization brought on by social media interactions. The data that I collect will be used for my Master’s Thesis to complete my degree in Political Science at American Public University. The ...

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The People's House
by Mark Molli - Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 9:05 AM

The People’s House

The entrance to the U.S. House of Representatives is adorned by the following words of Alexander Hamilton, “Here, sir, the people govern.” For a representative democracy to work well it needs a fluid process of deliberation, negotiation and compromise.  Indispensable to...

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Congress and the Senatorial Saucer
by Mark Molli - Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 4:37 PM

The Framers of the Constitution intended Congress to be a deliberative body. This meant that it should thoroughly debate issues and avoid making hasty decisions. The bicameral structure of Congress made it difficult to pass  laws, especially at the whim of popular majorities. The U.S. Senate ...

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