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Impeachment 1998 VS 2019

January 2, 2020

For the third time in American history, the second in twenty years, the House of Representatives passed an impeachment resolution against a president. In 1998, House Republicans, with the support of five Democrats, impeached President Clinton for an oath. This year, House Democrats enacted a resolution by party line vote charging President Trump with “abuse of power” and “contempt of Congress.” Unique differences exist between the impeachment hearings of 1998 and 2019 but both are similar in important foundational ways, to the point of making them political mirror images of each other.

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Our Latest Analysis: Finding Political Influence in a World Gone mad.

August 28, 2018

The current political environment, while seemingly unprecedented in its chaos, has a logic that can be understood and leveraged to influence opinion leaders and critical decision-makers in Washington, D.C. and state capitals throughout the nation. The key is assessing how information is processed in an era where technology is shifting the balance of power from traditional gatekeepers to ordinary people. Analyzing how competing viewpoints and sources influence people can help discern how decision-makers ultimately weigh policy choices.

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