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When the people win by voting

Lincoln insisted the election of 1864 go forward—even though he was sure he would lose You hear it all the time, from Democrats and Republicans alike: The 2012 presidential campaign was the ugliest, the longest and the most expensive ever. It was a horror show from start to finish. Neither candidate discussed real issues. Each […]