Proponents of the voting method argue it leads to better representation of voters’ viewpoints and more collegial campaigning while eliminating the need for costly runoff elections. Opponents say it’s too complicated.
Covering topics of American history, including The Constitution, literature and various works of art.
Covering topics such as homelessness, immigration, racial justice, transgender rights and women’s rights.
Born of opportunities created in the aftermath of the Civil War, modern day carpetbaggers are simply opportunistic — and voters no longer seem to care anymore about unrooted candidates.
Rides on public transit had been declining before COVID-19 hit. Solutions to boost ridership back to pre-pandemic levels exist, but some are expensive and will take time and political will to sustain.
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Tennessee Transportation Commissioner Butch Eley, regarding the Lee administration’s consideration of allowing express toll lanes on highways and tripling the fee for owning an electric vehicle in an effort to pay for billions of dollars’ worth of roadway projects. (Associated Press — Dec. 3, 2022)