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Podcast: We're running low on trust

Political scientists and lawyers have had their chance to diagnose the causes of the obvious ills in the American body politic, and to write some prescriptions.  It's high time to give some other faculties a chance.

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Which political party is the conservative party?

Democrats represent and depend on America’s minorities. But they can do that and still be the Establishment power.  It is the Republican Party that gives more power to those who want to blow up the status quo and there isn’t anything conservative about that. 

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CPAC 2015 takeaway: The GOP has embraced selfies

This weekend’s annual Conservative Political Action Conference yielded a few important takeaways -  Sen. Rand Paul  emerged as the GOP’s most healthy presidential contender, Jeb Bush  can work a crowd  and, perhaps most importantly, the Republican Party has embraced selfies.

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Opinion: What Congress needs is more snowballs

Our lawmakers have wasted precious hours with words and reasoning when all they need is visual evidence. It’s not an ideological difference or partisan divide that is halting our lawmakers from getting things accomplished – it’s a simple misunderstanding of learning style.

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DecodeDC's foremost aim is to be useful. That means being a reliable, honest and highly entertaining source of insight and explanation. It also means providing multimedia coverage of Washington's people, culture, policies and politics that is enlightening and enjoyable. Whether it's a podcast, a video, an interactive graphic, a short story or a long analysis, it will be based on this guiding principle: We are in DC but not OF DC.