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Primaries: A Lesson in Democracy?

January 15, 201652 min
Teddy Roosevelt tried to use primary elections to get back into the White House in 1912. But primaries didn't become the way both parties nominate their candidates until 1972. With just a few days until the state-by-state process begins again, does it really provide "the voice of the people?"

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