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News Releases

2013

A Vote Smart Guide to the "Gang of Eight"
Feb. 28, 2013, 9:27 a.m.

Immigration: it's an issue that's been on the minds of a lot of prominent people involved in politics lately.

Legislative Wrap-Up: Bullying in Schools
Jan. 25, 2013, 12:05 p.m.

Throughout the past decade there has been a national trend of legislation on bullying.

2012

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Arizona
Oct. 8, 2012, 9:07 a.m.

National Intern Spotlight: Megan Riley
July 9, 2012, 9:35 a.m.

We threw the spotlight on one of our interns, Megan, and asked her a few questions about her time, so far, here at the Great Divide Ranch...

Standing Your Ground Across The States
June 12, 2012, 8:11 a.m.

The February 26 shooting of Trayvon Martin has ignited a media firestorm surrounding so-called “stand your ground” or “castle doctrine” laws in the United States. 

May Common Ground E-Newsletter
May 17, 2012, 12:17 p.m.

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Challenges in Arizona: the Special Election in CD-8
Feb. 14, 2012, 2:07 p.m.

Following the resignation of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona was faced with a unique situation in holding elections to replace the former Congresswoman.

2011

Redistricting: The 10-year shake up
Dec. 7, 2011, 10:25 a.m.

There is one issue that only pops up every decade with noticeable consequences, and that issue is redistricting.

'Supercommittee' misses deadline
Nov. 22, 2011, 1:19 p.m.

The U.S. Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction was established with the goal of improving both the short and long term financial outlook of the US and reducing the deficit “...by at least $1,500,000,000 over the period of fiscal years 2012 to 2021” But they missed their deadline...

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