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Supermajorities in state capitols push controversial policies to the edge – Associated Press

Photo: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis addresses attendees during the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit Lawmakers in state capitols this year have been flexing their superpowers. In North Carolina, a new supermajority of Republicans enacted abortion restrictions. In Vermont, a new supermajority of Democrats imposed a climate-sensitive home heating law. And in Montana, a GOP

Opinion

Opinion: The Genius of America’s Anti-Democratic Tradition

As Election Day — or Election Week, or Election Month — prepares to perform a welcome coup de grâce on one of the worst years in living memory, there is something for which every American should be grateful. In 2020, tributes, panegyrics, hymns and paeans to American democracy have been rare. Right-leaning folks see red, appropriately, whenever The D

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