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On Aug. 21, 2017, the United States will be a lucky place to be. A total solar eclipse will be visible from the US Mainland for up to 2 minutes 40 seconds. The last visible totality was visible from the US on June 8, 1918. Sure there have been other eclipses, but a totality visible[…]

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Rosie O'DonnellAn ask from our community to you. Dear Rosie, The 42,000 strong Party of Reason and Progress (PORP) community was thrilled that you chose to retweet us and we were wondering if you might be interested in doing the inaugural podcast for our listeners. PORP is open to all political candidates that support evidence-based[...]

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The Party of Reason and Progress (PORP) applauds the actions of Senator John McCain (R) Arizona, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R) Alaska, and Senator Susan Collins (R) Maine for voting against the “Skinny Repeal” early Friday morning in an overnight session of the United States Senate. Breaking party lines takes courage, but we recognize these Senators[…]

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On February 26, 2015, the FCC enacted landmark regulations to preserve Net Neutrality. The new regulations put in place a number of consumer protections preventing Internet Service Providers from blocking access to websites, throttling traffic based on application, origin, or content, and outlawing paid prioritization. These regulations help preserve the internet as an open platform,[…]

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The Party of Reason and Progress (PORP) openly welcomes all people who seek relocation to the United States with the intention of contributing to the American dream. The pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness is an ideal shared by all peoples in all places, and the active collaboration and integration of these facets leads to[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance On May 5, President Trump signed into law final appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2017. The following is a special report prepared by the American Science Alliance  for the Party of Reason and Progress detailing the federal budget legislation for relevant science and technology divisions. President Trump asked Congress[…]

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Exclusive Educational Resource Provided By American Science Alliance. On March 9, the House Science Committee’s Subcommittee on Research and Technology held the first of two hearings related to NSF,  focusing on “overview and oversight” of NSF programs by the science committee’s research panel. It featured testimony from NSF’s director, France Córdova, and its inspector general, Allison[…]

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