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Year

2017

Political Research Wrap Up: Comey, Healthcare, and Foreign Policy in Under 140 Characters
June 2, 2017, 8:19 p.m.

&nbsp;<span style="font-family: Roboto; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; text-align: center; white-space: pre-wrap;">James Comey, health care, and foreign policy in under 140 characters. Read on to find out what has kept Congress and President Trump's Twitter account so busy.</span>

Research Wrap Up: What are your legislators up to?
April 5, 2017, 2:34 p.m.

&nbsp;<span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; text-align: center; white-space: pre-wrap;">Congress has been very busy in early 2017. </span><span style="background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial; font-size: 12pt; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; text-align: center; white-space: pre-wrap;">Read further to find out what is happening on both sides of the aisle!</span>

2016

The Balancing Act of Determining Discrimination
May 17, 2016, 4:21 p.m.

<span style='background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: "Times New Roman"; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;'>Multiple “religious freedom” bills are currently capturing the attention of state legislatures across the country.</span> <font color="#000000" face="Times New Roman" size="3">“Religious freedom” bills are proposed legislation that call for religious organizations, businesses, and individuals to be protected from penalties for declining to provide services to individuals whose lifestyle conflicts with their sincerely held religious beliefs.</font>

2015

March Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 26, 2015, 6:15 p.m.

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2013

Intern Spotlight: Manonh Soumahoro
Aug. 6, 2013, 6 a.m.

Take a look at what Manonh had to say about her internship... <br>

March Common Ground E-Newsletter
March 29, 2013, 3:19 p.m.

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Legislative Wrap-Up: Religious Objections to Birth Control
Jan. 24, 2013, 4:28 p.m.

In August 2011, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an interim final rule concerning contraception.

2012

Candidates Flunk 20-Year Study of Political Courage
Oct. 29, 2012, 8:07 p.m.

<span style="font-size: 12px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">A&nbsp; 20-year study of over 15,000 congressional candidates and their willingness to answer questions on the major issues</span></span>

VoteEasy Tool Launched in Georgia
Sept. 17, 2012, 2:34 p.m.

April Common Ground E-Newsletter
April 24, 2012, 2:45 p.m.

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2011

Redistricting: The 10-year shake up
Dec. 7, 2011, 5:25 p.m.

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

Congressional Beginnings
Oct. 6, 2011, 10:36 p.m.

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2008

Precious Moments
April 10, 2008, 3:57 a.m.

Precious Moments
Feb. 22, 2008, 4 a.m.

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