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Emotions flare as lawmakers debate measure to ensure that only citizens vote. inspired by recent events in Portland, to make Maine’s Constitution explicitly state that only U.S. citizens can.

The Emotional Citizen – Association for Psychological Science – Right at the top of this list is emotion. early voting-behavior scholars viewed emotions as biasing factors that need to be eradicated because they lead voters astray from the issues and individuals of importance, but more recent work has steadily tipped the balance from emotions as irrational biases to emotions as fundamental determinants of.

Could non-citizen voting be a problem in next week’s elections, and perhaps even swing some very close elections? A new study by two Old Dominion University professors, based on survey data from the Cooperative Congressional Election Study, indicated that 6.4 percent of all non-citizens voted illegally in the 2008 presidential election, and 2.2 percent in the 2010 midterms.

OXFORD – More than 100 acres surrounding the Oxford Casino have potential for economic development in excess of $50 million in retail and mixed use, according to Kevin Fletcher of KW Commercial in.

The emotion was so heavy in the Senate after the long debate that Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray, R-Martinsville, interrupted the vote so members could take a 30-minute break to cool heads.

This week, Editorial Page Editor Greg Kesich and columnist alan caron discuss the underlying political and economic forces that led to the recent election results, why Governor LePage might not be.

TALLAHASSEE – A legislative session marked more by compromises than flare-ups burst into life Wednesday as lawmakers headed for the finish line and protesters briefly disrupted the House ahead.

Sunday night’s vote by deputies in Brazil’s lower house of Congress opens the way for legal proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff.

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