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Governor John Kasich on Trump Impeachment, Climate Change & Unifying America

Governor John Kasich on Trump Impeachment, Climate Change & Unifying America

IT’S A GOOD THING I DIDN’T TRY TO WALK THROUGH THAT DOOR BEFORE IT LIFTED.>>Jimmy: YOU SHOULD NEVER WALK THROUGH A DOOR BEFORE IT’S OPENED.>>YOU KNOW, I TRIED TO WALK THROUGH DOORS MOST OF MY LIFE THAT WEREN’T OPEN, BUT A LOT OF THEM I GOT THROUGH.>>Jim: YOU’RE A BETTER MAN THAN I. SO YOU, AS I MENTIONED IN YOUR INTRODUCTION, YOU’RE ONE OF, I DON’T KNOW, NOT MANY REPUBLICANS WHO IS, WHO SUPPORTS THE IMPEACHMENT OF PRESIDENT TRUMP. I’M…

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How Trump took over America’s courts

How Trump took over America’s courts

The Ninth Circuit is a disaster. Nobody can believe these decisions we’re getting from the Ninth Circuit, it’s a disgrace. The Ninth Circuit — everybody knows it — it’s totally out of control. When Trump took office, most of the Ninth Circuit’s judges had been appointed by Democratic presidents. And they overruled some of Trump’s most provocative executive orders: The travel ban, emergency funding for a border wall, they all stopped here. It’s very hard to win at the Ninth…

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The man who rigged America’s election maps

The man who rigged America’s election maps

But in North Carolina, the election results were really weird. These squares represent all the voters in North Carolina. They were voting for these 13 seats in Congress. About half voted for Republicans. And about 48 percent voted for Democrats. So you might think, of the 13 Congressional seats, maybe Democrats would’ve won 6 seats, and Republicans would’ve won 7. But no. Democrats only won 3 of 13 seats — way less than half. This imbalance was because North Carolina’s…

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The roots of America’s democracy problem

The roots of America’s democracy problem

America has a democracy problem. Take a look at this chart. Over there on the left, that’s how many people each member of the US House represented in 1790. There’s now one representative for every 747 thousand Americans. That makes the US a crazy undemocratic outlier internationally. But it also makes us different than what we were supposed to be. The founding fathers, they wanted that number to stay small. James Madison wanted to make sure that it would never…

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