Immigration crisis on southern border? Maybe not
Everybody knows there is a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. A record number of unaccompanied children is crossing into the United States, and this flood of kids, most of whom are from Central America, could reach 90,000 by the end of the year. But is the overall number of people trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally up? In a word, the answer is no .Read More
Gun rights advocates are winning
If you have the urge to stroll in an American city where it isn’t legal to carry a gun around, you’d better come to Washington, D.C., pronto. The District’s ban on having a firearm outside of the home is one of the last, and it was overturned this week by a federal judge.Read More
Would a national primary help end polarization?
When it comes to politics, the problems plaguing America usually get far more attention than possible solutions. But two think tanks and a group of bipartisan politicians have come up separately with what they say is a cure -- at least partially -- for the polarized politics afflicting the country.Read More
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