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Packing and Cracking: A visual tour of Pennsylvania’s Congressional Districts

In the 2000’s, Pennsylvania had 19 congressional districts. In 2004 Republicans won 12 seats, in 2008 Democrats won 12 seats, and in 2010 Republicans won 12 seats again. In those years, Democrats held six seats all three years, Republicans held seven seats all three years, four swapped R-D-R, one swapped […]

Congressional Partisanship: A Visualization

Since I was in high school, I would hear my friends in Model UN or those that were really interested in politics talking about how “The Republicans did this” or “The Democrats did that”. With what seems to be one of the most politicized elections in history about a year […]

Bipartisan bill seeks to reform a law that allows spy agencies to surveil US citizens

 On Tuesday, a bipartisan group in Congress proposed legislation to rein in a controversial loophole in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that provisions U.S. spy agencies with a legal loophole to conduct warrantless surveillance on American citizens. Read More Powered by WPeMatico GurupriyanGurupriyan is a Software Engineer and a […]