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The millennial generation has had much lower crime, divorce, and birth rates than previous generations. While partisan issues may explain some of the reason for this, millennials may behave better largely because they are expected to by their parents.
D.C.’s lawmakers have plans for the next battle on immigration-citizenship. D.C. councilmembers introduced the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, a bill to grant non-American citizens residing in the D.C.-area the ability to vote in municipal elections.
The 2013-14 numbers just released show interesting contrasts with those of 2010-11, when the economy was flagging and stimulus money disbursed. Back then the Washington metropolitan area — Virginia, Maryland, D.C. — was growing well above the national average. Now, with the sequester cuts, growth in the region is below average.
The original owner of the Washington Redskins , slow to integrate his team in the 1960s, reaped a Dallas Cowboys market right here in enemy territory – a fan base that flourished as the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry rose to prominence in the 1970s and continues to ignite both organizations.
The separation of powers is not the only significant constitutional matter at stake in the debate about President Obama’s decision to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. In contention as well are the contours of representative government itself.
Reminding Americans of the value of a written constitution is just as important as cultivating their reverence for it, because the respect for government this attitude engendered helped give birth to a community.
Shikha Dalmia and Reihan Salam debate the politics and economics of immigration reform.
The left does not want to acknowledge a fundamental conflict between two of its favorite ideological goals — more immigration and reduced income equality.
Numerous factors—including increasing government oversight of physician behavior and rising market pressures—contribute to low physician morale and the erosion of medicine as a profession. Restoring medicine as a profession requires changes in the attitudes and practices of physicians, organized medical societies, the government, and the private sector.