Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from a wide-ranging interview with Dana Rohrabacher to an investigation into how southern states are making it harder for former felons to vote.
The Lede, Issue #40: An Interview With Dana Rohrabacher, Social Identity Theory, Voting for Former Felons, and More
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How Colorado Is Trying to Bring Unaffiliated Voters Into the Primary Election Fold
Colorado is attempting an unusual style of primary election next month: allowing unaffiliated voters to choose which primary they'd like to vote in. What does that mean for politics in the Centennial State?
Republicans Vote for Candidates Who Look Republican
New research finds Democrats aren't similarly swayed by facial stereotypes, which could give the party an advantage.
In California, the Possibility of an Historic Election Could Spike Turnout Among Latino and Asian-American Voters
2018 might be the year the state's voters—and political leadership—reflect just how much its population has changed.