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What's happening now
Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:18 pm by Andre
We're still getting set up, but feel free to register and start creating characters! You're also free to start writing legislation.

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U.S. Politics
Sun Aug 12, 2007 5:21 pm by Andre
A Guide to United States Politics

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The Issues

Social Issues : This generally refers to two main issues- Gay Rights and Abortion Rights. Gay rights include adoption rights, marriage/civil unions, and anti discrimination or hate crime prevention laws. Abortion rights are exactly as they sound. Someone who supports abortion rights are "Pro-Choice" someone who does not are …


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Fundraisers
Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:01 pm by Carmen
Fundraisers

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Party

In the Fundraising Forum, you'll find details on fundraising events which raise money for your party as a whole. In each of your war rooms, you'll find a Party Finances thread which will keep a tally of how much money you've raised. This is extremely important because the more money you have, the more money you can spend and at elections, this is crucial.

Presidential


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Game Time
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:56 pm by Carmen
Game Time

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The Game Year is 1980, starting in January.

1 Week equals 2 months which means;

1st Week Sunday to Wednesday = January 1980
2nd Week Thursday to Sunday = February 1980
3rd Week Sunday to Wednesday = March 1980
4th Week Thursday to Sunday = April 1980

etc etc.


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Elections : How they work.
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:48 pm by Carmen
Elections : How they work.

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House Election

During the House election, the entire party is responsible for chipping in to the campaign with the following material.

Media

- Newspaper Ad
- Radio Ad
- Television Ad

Ads : These are straightforward. They are television or radio ads. Radio ads cost $5,000 per state, TV ads cost $15,000 per state. You must designate what states they run …


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Game Play
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:26 pm by Carmen
Game Play

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The House of Representatives

Characters are members of the United States House of Representatives. The House is lead by a Speaker. The Speaker is a member of the Majority Party. There will also be a Majority and Minority Leader and a Majority and Minority Whip. Majority in the House will be determined by an election. The election does not involve players campaigning to hold their …


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The Rules
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:04 pm by Carmen
The Rules

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This is a game and as such, we want you to have fun. If you're not enjoying PoliticsUS, then there's a serious problem and so these rules are to ensure everyone can enjoy the game. Our rules are based on respect; respect for players, respect for the admin team and our respect for you. So, with respect in mind, we present; The Rules.

1. Keep it Real

Politics can be a dirty …


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House Standings
Democratic Party : 244 (56.1%)
Republican Party : 191 (43.9%)
Total : 435


Senate Standings
Democratic Party : 46
Republican Party : 53
Independent : 1


White House
President: James Earl Carter, Jr.
Vice President: Walter Mondale

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