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Senate: Vote to Invoke Cloture on the Shaheen-Portman Energy Bill

Below we use Optimal Classification (OC) in R to plot the Senate’s failed attempt to invoke cloture on an energy efficiency bill sponsored by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) in a 55-36 vote. All but three Republicans … Continue reading

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House: Vote to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt

Below we use Optimal Classification (OC) in R to plot the House’s 231-187 vote to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. The vote was nearly party-line, with six House Democrats crossing over to vote in favor of contempt. As … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of American Economic Inequality (Opinion)

The Political Economy of American Economic Inequality 23 November 2011 Keith T. Poole and Howard Rosenthal Keith T. Poole is Philip H. Alston Distinguished Chair, Professor of Political Science at the University of Georgia and Professor Emeritus at the University … Continue reading

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