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2016’s Lesson for the Left

Free Speech words beside a 3d microphone to symbolize the first amendment and freedom of expression

Sam Ravina

May 9, 2016

Money’s true effect on politics strikes down the main argument against Citizens United.

Renee Plummer on the State of Republican Politics

Democrat Party and Republican Party Symbol on an American Flag Background

Sam Ravina

May 19, 2015

Top New Hampshire influence broker discusses her role, future of the party, and more.

Giving Hope in the Dominican Republic

Giving Hope in the Dominican Republic

Sam Ravina

April 7, 2015

“Since I was very young—and I grew up in poverty—I wanted to do something to change peoples' lives.” — Miguelina Zayas, founder and principal of the Coral School

The Kansas Experiment

The Kansas Experiment

Sam Ravina

November 12, 2014

In 2012, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law a massive tax cut—the largest any state has ever enacted. The law cut individual rates 25 percent, and repealed the tax on sole proprietorships and other “pass-through” businesses. The rate for top-earners was reduced even further, scheduled to fall from 6.45 to 3.9 percent by 2018.