The Trouble With Fundraising and Twitter Talk

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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1. At Mischiefs of Faction, Greg Koger says that the problem with fundraising is ... fundraising. I suspect the solution is a politician revolt against it. Hard to imagine plausible reforms that would solve this particular problem.

2. At the Monkey Cage, Mary Nugent and Emma Pierson look at how people on Twitter talk about Hillary Clinton.

3. Could automatic voter registration be headed to Connecticut? Election Academy's Doug Chapin reports. 

4. Timothy J. Ryan and David Broockman at the Monkey Cage on polarization and representation. Interesting.

5. And the Washington Post's Rachel Weiner profiles two retiring members of the House, both from Virginia -- and asks what it means about the Republican Party.

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