Tagged "politics"

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library(tidyverse) terrorists <- googlesheets::gs_url("https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1LYQakIwGosibDHJKJqZgjM39qpSlp_gFG29zJ6paDAI/edit#gid=956062857") %>% googlesheets::gs_read() terrorist_by_race ## # A tibble: 7 x 6 ## race n fatalities injured total_victims `%` ## <chr> <int> <dbl> <dbl> <dbl> <dbl> ## 1 white 63 554 1067 1621 69.

Google Trends for Campaigns

Over the past few years we have seen Google Trends becoming quite ubiquitous in politics.

Web-scraping for Campaigns

As the primaries approach, I am experiencing a mix of angst, FOMO, and excitement.

The Fallacy of one person, one vote

On October 6, 2018, the US Senate voted 50–48 in favor of the appointment of Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

The Cost of Gridlock

Originally posted via Boston Area Research Initiative The nation heaved a sigh of relief as President Trump signed a bill on Friday, January 25th, that ended the longest government shutdown in US history.

US Representation: Part I

Before the United States created the Constitution, something called the Articles of Confederation defined what the US Government would look like.