• US Election Card 1

  • US Election Latest 2016

    Trump and Clinton are well ahead in the US Presidential Primaries.

  • Donald Trump

    Controversial anti-establishment leading Republican candidate of the 2016 election, with a history in business.

    • Trump Policies
  • Clinton

    A former Secretary of State leading Democrat candidate of the 2016 election, with a strong presence in politics.

    • Clinton Policies
  • Well ahead

    Trump is the current frontrunner in the Republican race, ahead of Cruz and Kasich, while Clinton is ahead of Sanders in the Democrat race.

  • US Presidential Primaries

    Primary elections and caucuses are there to decide who can represent each party for the Presidential Election,

    • Timeline of US Election 2016
  • Marco Rubio

    US Senator from Florida, whose parents are Cuban immigrants. He stepped down from Republican race in March 2016.

    • Rubio Policies
  • Trump Policies

    He wants to:

    • Lower the tax rates
    • Cut the number of immigrants
    • Increase spending on national defence
      <br>
      Trump on: <table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>
      <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
      </table>
      <br>

    -> Other Policies

    -> Compare Republicans

  • Clinton Policies

    She wants to:

    • Increase tax surcharge
    • Greater involvement with Syria and Afghanistan

    • Make two-year community college free
      <br>
      Clinton on:<table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>
      <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
      </table>
      <br>

    -> Other Policies

    -> Compare Democrats

  • Republican Race

    Trump has surprised pundits by consistently beating Cruz and Kasich, despite being seen as a controversial outsider.

  • Democrat Race

    Clinton is still the front-runner but she is increasingly seeing a challenge from her opponent Sanders who is not that far behind.

  • Ted Cruz

    Republican candidate of the 2016 election and US Senator from Texas with legal background.

    • Cruz Policies
  • Bernie Sanders

    Democrat candidate and the longest-serving independent member of the House of Representatives.

    • Sanders Policies
  • John Kasich

    Republican candidate and a governor of Ohio with an experience of being a member of House of Representatives for nine terms.

    • Kasich Policies
  • Caucuses

    It is an unique process of primaries in certain states.

  • Represent Each Party

    • Republican candidates
    • Democrat candidates
  • Presidential Election 2016

    The Presidential Election this year determines who becomes the next President after Obama’s two-term long presidency.

    • Timeline of US Election 2016
  • Timeline: US Election 2016

    1. Presidential Primary Elections and Caucuses (February-June)
    2. National Conventions (July)
    3. Presidential Election (November)
  • Rubio Policies

    He policies were to:

    • Cut the tax rate
    • Boost military spending
    • Have more intervention in Syria
      <br>
      Rubio on:<table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>
      <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
      </table>
      <br>
      -> Other Policies
  • Trump: Tax Policy Overview

    He supports tax relief for middle class and lower corporate tax in order to bring in additional corporations.

    #More...

    https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/tax-reform

  • Trump: Immigration Policy Overview

    He supports cutting the number of immigrants by building a wall between the US and Mexico, temporally banning Muslim immigrants, and sending immigrants with crime record out of the US.

    #More...

    • End birthright citizenship
    • Increase standards for the refugees and asylum seekers admission
    • Requirement to hire Americans over immigrants
    • Nationwide e-verify to confirm employment eligibility
  • Trump: Foreign Policy Overview

    He supports a smarter negotiation with China for American workers and more spending on military force.

    #More...

    • Bring peace to Israel
    • Reduce spending in NATO
    • Reduce American military investment in Asia
    • Attack ISIS
  • Trump: Education Policy Overview

    He wants to cut the Department of Education in order to give each sate more power and to cut spending to curb the national debt.
    #More...

    • Government should not make money on student loans and it needs revision
    • End the Common Core, a federal program to set education standard across states
  • Trump: Other Policies

    • Support Second Amendment, the right to bear arms for self-defence
    • Better care for veterans
    • Against abortion
    • Against Obamacare and bring in free market to health care
    • Bring jobs back from Mexico, Japan, China and many other countries
    • Cutting CO2 emission would imperil jobs
    • Support nuclear energy
  • Compare Republicans

    Tax
    Immigration
    Education
    Healthcare
    Foreign Policy

  • Clinton: Foreign Policy Overview

    She supports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary.

    #More...

    • Enforce nuclear agreement with Iran
    • Hold China accountable for issues on cyberspace, human rights, trade, territorial disputes, and climate change
    • Help European allies to decrease dependence on Russian oil and keep Russia’s aggression away from Europe
    • Support Israel’s defence system
  • Clinton: Education Policy Overview

    She supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans and lower private university fee.

    #More...

    • Americans with student loan debt will be able to refinance at current rates.
  • Clinton: Tax Policy Overview

    She wants the wealthy to pay their fair share, closing corporate tax loopholes, and give tax relief to families struggling with costs.

    #More...

  • Clinton: Immigration Policy Overview

    She supports immigrants’ path to citizenship and keeping families together.

    #More...

    • End family detention and close private immigrant detention centres.
    • Provide deportation relief for DREAMers and parents of Americans and lawful residents.
    • Deporting immigrants who pose a violent threat to public safety.
    • Work to ensure refugees who seek asylum in the U.S. have a fair chance.
    • Promote naturalisation and help the process.
  • Clinton on other policies

    • Increase the proportion of renewable energy with significant investments
    • Raise the federal minimum income wage to $12 and create new jobs
    • Support legal abortion and Planned Parenthood
    • Support gender equality and human rights including LGBT rights
    • Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more
    • Tighten gun control with comprehensive background check.
  • Compare Democrats

    Tax
    Immigration
    Education
    Healthcare
    Foreign Policy

      • Cruz Policies

        He wants to:

        • Deport undocumented migrants and stop illegal immigrants
        • Defeat ISIS
        • Flat tax rates for personal income tax and business tax

        <br>
        Cruz on:<table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>

        <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
        </table>
        <br>
        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Republicans

      • Sanders Policies

        He wants to:

        • Make colleges and universities free for all citizens
        • Increase tax of the wealthy
        • Establish single-payer health care system
        • Focus on diplomacy instead of unilateral military action
          <br>
          Sanders on:<table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>
          <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
          </table>
          <br>

        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Democrats

      • Kasich Policies

        He wants to:

        • Strengthen relationship with European allies
        • Cut individual and business taxes
        • Achieve energy independence
          <br>
          Kasich on:<table><tr><td>Tax</td><td>Foreign Policy </td></tr>
          <tr><td>Education</td><td>Immigration</td></tr>
          </table>
          <br>

        -> Other Policies
        -> Compare Republicans

      • Caucus 2

        unique process of primaries

        Instead of casting ballots, voters attend meetings and show their support with open show of hands or breaking up into groups.

      • Caucus states

        Alaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming.

        • National Conventions

          This is when chosen delegates from each state vote for their nominees of President and their running mates.

        • Rubio: Tax Policy Overview

          He wants to cut taxes and simplify the tax codes.

        • Rubio: Foreign Policy Overview

          He wants to confront ISIS through establishing a coordinated political-military strategy in tandem with Sunni Arab and local partners in the region.

          #More...

          • Ensure US remains a Pacific power
          • Stand on the side of freedom and human rights, both inside China and on its periphery
          • Back Democracy and Human Rights in Cuba
          • Complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
          • Tighter sanction on Iran
          • Strengthen the US-Israel Alliance and Israel’s Self-Defense
        • Rubio: Education Policy Overview

          He wants to make existing higher education information available to help students and families make well-informed decisions.

          #More...

          • Allow students to apply for innovative “Student Investment Plans” from approved investors
          • Establish legal, accountable framework for students to repay loans based on what they earn after college
          • Increase access to career and vocational education
          • Increase hiring of non-degree holding workers
        • Rubio: Immigration Policy Overview

          He wants to secure the border, enforce immigration laws in the workplace, and implement effective visa tracking systems.

          #More...

          • Deport illegal immigrants with crime records
          • Hire 20,000 new Border Patrol agents
          • Implement an entry-exit visa tracking system
          • Implement a mandatory eVerify system
          • Install $4 billion in new cameras and sensors on the border
        • Rubio: Other Policies

          • Compare Republicans: Tax

            Compare Republicans

            <table><tr><th>Trump</th><td>Lower marginal rates, income bracket simplification and various tax cuts</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Cruz</th><td>A flat tax rate to promote opportunities for jobs</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Kasich</th><td>Cut tax rates to stimulate the economy
            </td></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Republicans: Immigration

            <table><tr><th>Trump</th><td>Cut the number of immigrants in order to lower the crime rate</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Cruz</th><td>Tighter immigration rules for national security</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Kasich</th><td>Supports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants</td></tr></table>

          • Compare Republicans: Education

            <table><tr><th>Trump</th><td>Abolish Department of Education and shift the power from federal government to local states. </td></tr>
            <tr><th>Cruz</th><td>Abolish Department of Education in order to allow the locals and parents to decide where their children learn and how. </td><tr><th>Kasich</th><td>Education to be managed by each state and not by the federal government. </td></tr></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Republicans: Healthcare

            <table><tr><th>Trump</th><td>Against Obamacare and bring free market into health care</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Cruz</th><td>Get rid of Obamacare and bring competition in the marketplace</td><tr><th>Kasich</th><td>Repeal Obamacare and lower health care costs</td></tr></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Republicans: Foreign Policy

            <table><tr><th>Trump</th><td>Supports smarter negotiation with China for American workers and more spending on military force. </td></tr>
            <tr><th>Cruz</th><td>Supports continued involvement with the Middle East in order to defeat ISIS.</td><tr><th>Kasich</th><td>Seeks collaborative strategy against ISIS involving mutual defense action by NATO. </td></tr></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Democrats: Tax

            <table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Tighter regulation to close corporate tax loopholes and have the wealthy to pay their fair share</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A fair tax system for the wealthy to decrease inequality</td></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Democrats: Immigration

            <table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports imigrants’ path to citizenship and keeping families together</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together</td></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Democrats: Education

            <table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports making public colleges and universities tuition-free</td></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Democrats: Healthcare

            <table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A federally administered single-payer health care program</td></tr>
            </table>

          • Compare Democrats: Foreign Policy

            <table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary</td></tr>
            <tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports combating international terrorism with allies, and against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan</td></tr>
            </table>

          • Cruz: Immigration Policy Overview

            Similar to Trump’s policy, he wants a tighter immigration rule since “border security is national security”.

            #More...

            • Increase deportations and strengthen E-verify
            • Reform legal immigration to protect American workers
          • Cruz: Foreign Policy Overview

            He believes in the necessity of exerting global leadership and supports continued involvement with the Middle East.

            #More...

            • Repeal Iran deal to prioritise US national interest
          • Cruz: Tax Policy Overview

            He would introduce the single low rate of 10 percent for personal income tax and 16 percent business tax.

            #More...

            • The first $36,000 will be tax-free for a family of four
          • Cruz: Education Policy Overview

            He wants to abolish the Department of Education and return education to parents, teachers, local communities, and states.

            #More...

            • Block-grant education funding to the states.
          • Cruz: Other Policies

            • Push a total ban on abortions without an exception
            • Better care of veterans
            • Get rid of Obamacare and expand competition in the marketplace
            • Lift the regulation to explore resources of the land - from oil to natural gas to ethanol

            -> Compare Republicans

          • Sanders: Tax Policy Overview

            He wants a fair tax system for the wealthy in order to decrease wealth and income inequality.

            #More...

            • Stop corporations from shifting their profits and jobs overseas to avoid paying U.S
            • End the rule allowing American corporations to defer paying federal income taxes on profits of offshore subsidiaries
            • Create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.3 percent of Americans who inherit more than $3.5 million
            • Eliminate tax loopholes for big oil, gas, and coal companies
            • 45 percent on the value of an estate between $3.5 million and $10 million;
              50 percent for the value of an estate between $10 million and $50 million;
              55 percent for the value of an estate in excess of $50 million
            • 37% on income between $250,000 and $500,000;
              43% on income between $500,000 and $2 million;
              48% on income between $2 million and $10 million;
              52% on income of $10 million and above.
            • Protect farm land and conservation easements
          • Sanders: Foreign Policy Overview

            He supports Iran deal in order to prevent a nuclear arms race in the region.

            #More...

            • Combat international terrorism with allies.
            • Supports a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - the solution that recognises Israel’s right and the Palestinians right
            • Against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan
          • Sanders: Education Policy Overview

            He wants to make public colleges and universities tuition-free so that people can get education regardless of income.

            #More...

            • Lower student loan interest rates from 4.29% to 2.37%.
            • Americans would be able to refinance their student loans at today’s low interest rates.
            • Low-income students would be able to use federal, state and college financial aid to cover room and board, books and living expenses.
          • Sanders: Immigration Policy Overview

            He supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together.

            • Dismantle deportation programs and detention centres
            • Support citizenship for the eleven million undocumented immigrants
            • Ensure the border remains secure while respecting local communities
            • Ensure the return of unjustly deported immigrants
          • Sanders: Other Policies

          • Kasich: Tax Policy Overview

            He wants to cut taxes to stimulate the economy and for small business to grow.

          • Kasich: Foreign Policy Oveview

            He wants to defeat ISIS through collaborative strategy involving mutual defense action by NATO.

            #More...

            • Ensure a free Ukraine by training and arming Ukrainian forces
            • Stand up to Russia with European allies
            • Counter China through increasing the military presence in region
            • $102 billion in increased defense spending over the next eight years
          • Kasich: Education Policy Oveview

            He wants education to be managed by each state and not by the federal government.

            #More...

            • Abolish federal learning standards
            • Increase student privacy protections
            • Supports making college affordable
          • Kasich: Immigration Policy Overview

            He supports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants

            #More...

            • Called for the completion of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border
            • Create a guest worker program that would allow foreign laborers into the country to meet the needs of businesses
          • Kasich: Other Policies

            • Running mate

              It refers to a prospective Vice President, who is chosen by a Presidential nominee before National Conventions.

            • Iran deal

            • chosen

              The selection of the running mate by a Presidential nominee is seen as an indication of how the prospective government will run.

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dependence on Russian oil and keep Russia's aggression away from Europe\n- Support Israel's defence system"},{"_id":"64cda49846009bda12000037","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559496,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Education Policy Overview\nShe supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans and lower private university fee. \n\n#More...\n- Americans with student loan debt will be able to refinance at current rates."},{"_id":"65014d362aab26327e000037","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558870,"position":2.75,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Tax Policy Overview\nShe wants the wealthy to pay their fair share, closing corporate tax loopholes, and give tax relief to families struggling with costs. \n\n#More..."},{"_id":"657cc9b17a21a8fe73000044","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597774,"position":2.875,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton: Immigration Policy Overview\nShe supports immigrants' path to citizenship and keeping families together. \n\n#More...\n- End family detention and close private immigrant detention centres.\n- Provide deportation relief for DREAMers and parents of Americans and lawful residents.\n- Deporting immigrants who pose a violent threat to public safety. \n- Work to ensure refugees who seek asylum in the U.S. have a fair chance.\n- Promote naturalisation and help the process. "},{"_id":"64cda7f146009bda12000038","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559499,"position":5,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Clinton on other policies\n\n- Increase the proportion of renewable energy with significant investments\n- Raise the federal minimum income wage to $12 and create new jobs\n- Support legal abortion and Planned Parenthood\n- Support gender equality and human rights including LGBT rights\n- Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more\n- Tighten gun control with comprehensive background check."},{"_id":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558887,"position":6,"parentId":"64b3d17ee425f28b6000001e","content":"# Compare Democrats\n\n`Tax`\n`Immigration`\n`Education`\n`Healthcare`\n`Foreign Policy`\n"},{"_id":"657cea5f7a21a8fe7300004a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597767,"position":1,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Tax\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Tighter regulation to close corporate tax loopholes and have the wealthy to pay their fair share</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A fair tax system for the wealthy to decrease inequality</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceacf7a21a8fe7300004b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597777,"position":2,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Immigration\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports imigrants' path to citizenship and keeping families together</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceb327a21a8fe7300004c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597787,"position":3,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Education\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports affordable education through free community college and lower interest rates on loans</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports making public colleges and universities tuition-free</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657ceb957a21a8fe7300004d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597827,"position":4,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Healthcare\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Strengthen Medicare by cutting healthcare costs and asking the wealthy to contribute more</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>A federally administered single-payer health care program</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"657cebf07a21a8fe7300004e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597807,"position":5,"parentId":"657ce8cf7a21a8fe73000049","content":"# Compare Democrats: Foreign Policy\n\n<table><tr><th>Clinton</th><td>Supports training Syrian rebels against ISIS, and maintaining troops in Afghanistan if necessary</td></tr>\n<tr><th>Sanders</th><td>Supports combating international terrorism with allies, and against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan</td></tr>\n</table>"},{"_id":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6602567,"position":0.75,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"#### Well ahead\n\n`Trump` is the current frontrunner in the `Republican race`, ahead of `Cruz` and `Kasich`, while `Clinton` is ahead of `Sanders` in the `Democrat race`.\n"},{"_id":"64b3c1735fdda5392b00001e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558619,"position":2,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Republican Race\n\n`Trump` has surprised pundits by consistently beating `Cruz` and `Kasich`, despite being seen as a controversial outsider. "},{"_id":"64b3c2175fdda5392b00001f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558627,"position":3,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Democrat Race\n`Clinton` is still the front-runner but she is increasingly seeing a challenge from her opponent `Sanders` who is not that far behind. "},{"_id":"64b3e381e425f28b6000001f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6451006,"position":4,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Ted Cruz\n\nRepublican candidate of the 2016 election and US Senator from Texas with legal background. \n\n- `Cruz Policies`"},{"_id":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596168,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e381e425f28b6000001f","content":"# Cruz Policies\n\nHe wants to: \n- Deport undocumented migrants and stop illegal immigrants\n- Defeat ISIS\n- Flat tax rates for personal income tax and business tax\n\n\n<br>\nCruz on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Republicans`\n"},{"_id":"64cdd07b46009bda1200003c","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596154,"position":1,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Immigration Policy Overview\n\nSimilar to Trump's policy, he wants a tighter immigration rule since \"border security is national security\". \n\n#More...\n- Increase deportations and strengthen E-verify\n- Reform legal immigration to protect American workers"},{"_id":"6523df7234db613567000039","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6559524,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe believes in the necessity of exerting global leadership and supports continued involvement with the Middle East. \n\n#More...\n- Repeal Iran deal to prioritise US national interest"},{"_id":"65240c0534db61356700003a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596102,"position":1.75,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Tax Policy Overview\nHe would introduce the single low rate of 10 percent for personal income tax and 16 percent business tax. \n\n#More...\n- The first $36,000 will be tax-free for a family of four"},{"_id":"657d6d837a21a8fe7300004f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596138,"position":1.875,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Education Policy Overview\nHe wants to abolish the Department of Education and return education to parents, teachers, local communities, and states. \n\n#More...\n- Block-grant education funding to the states."},{"_id":"64cdd11b46009bda1200003d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596163,"position":2,"parentId":"64ccfba546009bda1200002c","content":"# Cruz: Other Policies\n\n- Push a total ban on abortions without an exception\n- Better care of veterans\n- Get rid of Obamacare and expand competition in the marketplace\n- Lift the regulation to explore resources of the land - from oil to natural gas to ethanol\n\n-> `Compare Republicans`"},{"_id":"64b3e5d1e425f28b60000021","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558631,"position":6,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# Bernie Sanders\nDemocrat candidate and the longest-serving independent member of the House of Representatives. \n\n\n- `Sanders Policies`"},{"_id":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596801,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e5d1e425f28b60000021","content":"# Sanders Policies\n\nHe wants to:\n\n- Make colleges and universities free for all citizens\n- Increase tax of the wealthy\n- Establish single-payer health care system\n- Focus on diplomacy instead of unilateral military action\n<br>\nSanders on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Democrats`"},{"_id":"657d70ad7a21a8fe73000050","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597208,"position":1,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants a fair tax system for the wealthy in order to decrease wealth and income inequality. \n\n#More...\n- Stop corporations from shifting their profits and jobs overseas to avoid paying U.S\n- End the rule allowing American corporations to defer paying federal income taxes on profits of offshore subsidiaries\n- Create a progressive estate tax on the top 0.3 percent of Americans who inherit more than $3.5 million\n- Eliminate tax loopholes for big oil, gas, and coal companies\n- 45 percent on the value of an estate between $3.5 million and $10 million;\n50 percent for the value of an estate between $10 million and $50 million;\n55 percent for the value of an estate in excess of $50 million\n- 37% on income between $250,000 and $500,000;\n43% on income between $500,000 and $2 million;\n48% on income between $2 million and $10 million; \n52% on income of $10 million and above.\n- Protect farm land and conservation easements"},{"_id":"657d711c7a21a8fe73000051","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597301,"position":2,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe supports Iran deal in order to prevent a nuclear arms race in the region. \n\n#More...\n- Combat international terrorism with allies. \n- Supports a two-state solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict - the solution that recognises Israel’s right and the Palestinians right\n- Against involvement with Iraq and Afghanistan\n"},{"_id":"65b2cb39a07db94954000053","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597213,"position":1,"parentId":"657d711c7a21a8fe73000051","content":"# Iran deal"},{"_id":"657d71977a21a8fe73000052","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6596850,"position":3,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Education Policy Overview\nHe wants to make public colleges and universities tuition-free so that people can get education regardless of income. \n\n#More...\n- Lower student loan interest rates from 4.29% to 2.37%.\n- Americans would be able to refinance their student loans at today’s low interest rates.\n- Low-income students would be able to use federal, state and college financial aid to cover room and board, books and living expenses. "},{"_id":"657d72247a21a8fe73000053","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597195,"position":4,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Immigration Policy Overview\nHe supports comprehensive and humane immigration reform policies that keep family together. \n\n\n- Dismantle deportation programs and detention centres\n- Support citizenship for the eleven million undocumented immigrants\n- Ensure the border remains secure while respecting local communities\n- Ensure the return of unjustly deported immigrants\n"},{"_id":"65b2ec5da07db94954000054","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597305,"position":5,"parentId":"64cc82cc46009bda1200002b","content":"# Sanders: Other Policies\n"},{"_id":"657c8cda7a21a8fe7300003f","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558678,"position":7,"parentId":"64b2affaf96c6fe64500001b","content":"# John Kasich\n\nRepublican candidate and a governor of Ohio with an experience of being a member of House of Representatives for nine terms. \n\n- `Kasich Policies`"},{"_id":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597600,"position":1,"parentId":"657c8cda7a21a8fe7300003f","content":"# Kasich Policies\n\nHe wants to: \n- Strengthen relationship with European allies\n- Cut individual and business taxes\n- Achieve energy independence\n<br>\nKasich on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br> \n\n-> `Other Policies`\n-> `Compare Republicans`"},{"_id":"657cdb057a21a8fe73000045","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597689,"position":1,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants to cut taxes to stimulate the economy and for small business to grow. \n"},{"_id":"657cdba07a21a8fe73000046","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597697,"position":2,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Foreign Policy Oveview\n\nHe wants to defeat ISIS through collaborative strategy involving mutual defense action by NATO. \n\n#More...\n- Ensure a free Ukraine by training and arming Ukrainian forces\n- Stand up to Russia with European allies\n- Counter China through increasing the military presence in region\n- $102 billion in increased defense spending over the next eight years"},{"_id":"657cdc1b7a21a8fe73000047","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597716,"position":3,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Education Policy Oveview\nHe wants education to be managed by each state and not by the federal government. \n\n#More...\n- Abolish federal learning standards\n- Increase student privacy protections\n- Supports making college affordable"},{"_id":"657cdc947a21a8fe73000048","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597723,"position":4,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Immigration Policy Overview\nHe supports a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants\n\n#More...\n- Called for the completion of a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border\n- Create a guest worker program that would allow foreign laborers into the country to meet the needs of businesses"},{"_id":"65b3339aa07db94954000055","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597564,"position":5,"parentId":"657ca77d7a21a8fe73000040","content":"# Kasich: Other Policies"},{"_id":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416542,"position":1,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"# US Presidential Primaries\n\nPrimary elections and `caucuses` are there to decide who can `represent each party` for the `Presidential Election`, \n\n- `Timeline of US Election 2016`"},{"_id":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6419543,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Caucuses\nIt is an `unique process of primaries` in `certain states`. "},{"_id":"64c7e44d46009bda12000026","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6420841,"position":1,"parentId":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","content":"# Caucus 2\n## unique process of primaries\nInstead of casting ballots, voters attend meetings and show their support with open show of hands or breaking up into groups. "},{"_id":"64c7e8d446009bda12000027","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6419684,"position":2,"parentId":"64b5ac2e5cf4253021000022","content":"# Caucus states\nAlaska, Colorado, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, North Dakota, and Wyoming. "},{"_id":"64b36556e95a2ad34a00001e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6487736,"position":2,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Represent Each Party\n\n- `Republican candidates`\n- `Democrat candidates`"},{"_id":"64b27a5fe95a2ad34a00000e","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6453721,"position":2.25,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Presidential Election 2016\n\nThe `Presidential Election` this year determines who becomes the next President after Obama's two-term long presidency. \n\n- `Timeline of US Election 2016`"},{"_id":"64b2f6a6e95a2ad34a00001a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558742,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64b27315e95a2ad34a00000d","content":"# Timeline: US Election 2016\n\n1. `Presidential Primary Elections and Caucuses` (February-June)\n2. `National Conventions` (July)\n3. `Presidential Election` (November)"},{"_id":"64c7f3b546009bda12000028","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6421362,"position":1,"parentId":"64b2f6a6e95a2ad34a00001a","content":"# National Conventions\nThis is when chosen delegates from each state vote for their nominees of President and their `running mates`. "},{"_id":"64c802e246009bda12000029","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416615,"position":1,"parentId":"64c7f3b546009bda12000028","content":"# Running mate\nIt refers to a prospective Vice President, who is `chosen` by a Presidential nominee before `National Conventions`."},{"_id":"64c8162846009bda1200002a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6453080,"position":1,"parentId":"64c802e246009bda12000029","content":"#### chosen\nThe selection of the running mate by a Presidential nominee is seen as an indication of how the prospective government will run. "},{"_id":"64b3e504e425f28b60000020","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558761,"position":1.25,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":"# Marco Rubio\n\nUS Senator from Florida, whose parents are Cuban immigrants. He stepped down from Republican race in March 2016. \n\n- `Rubio Policies`"},{"_id":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597311,"position":1,"parentId":"64b3e504e425f28b60000020","content":"# Rubio Policies\nHe policies were to: \n- Cut the tax rate\n- Boost military spending\n- Have more intervention in Syria\n<br>\nRubio on:<table><tr><td>`Tax`</td><td>`Foreign Policy` </td></tr>\n<tr><td>`Education`</td><td>`Immigration`</td></tr>\n</table>\n<br>\n-> `Other Policies`\n\n"},{"_id":"64cda8b546009bda12000039","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597646,"position":1,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Tax Policy Overview\nHe wants to cut taxes and simplify the tax codes. \n![](https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/v64RklZQfBVL4NML62DA)"},{"_id":"64cda93646009bda1200003a","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597661,"position":2,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Foreign Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to confront ISIS through establishing a coordinated political-military strategy in tandem with Sunni Arab and local partners in the region. \n\n#More...\n- Ensure US remains a Pacific power\n- Stand on the side of freedom and human rights, both inside China and on its periphery\n- Back Democracy and Human Rights in Cuba\n- Complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)\n- Tighter sanction on Iran\n- Strengthen the US-Israel Alliance and Israel’s Self-Defense"},{"_id":"657cafa57a21a8fe73000041","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597671,"position":2.5,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Education Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to make existing higher education information available to help students and families make well-informed decisions. \n\n#More...\n- Allow students to apply for innovative “Student Investment Plans” from approved investors\n- Establish legal, accountable framework for students to repay loans based on what they earn after college\n- Increase access to career and vocational education\n- Increase hiring of non-degree holding workers"},{"_id":"657cb3087a21a8fe73000042","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6597686,"position":2.75,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Immigration Policy Overview\n\nHe wants to secure the border, enforce immigration laws in the workplace, and implement effective visa tracking systems.\n\n#More...\n- Deport illegal immigrants with crime records\n- Hire 20,000 new Border Patrol agents\n- Implement an entry-exit visa tracking system\n- Implement a mandatory eVerify system\n- Install $4 billion in new cameras and sensors on the border"},{"_id":"64cdaaf146009bda1200003b","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6558736,"position":3,"parentId":"64ccfc1746009bda1200002d","content":"# Rubio: Other Policies"},{"_id":"64c7c31146009bda12000023","treeId":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","seq":6416494,"position":1.5,"parentId":"64b2526ff96c6fe64500000d","content":""}],"tree":{"_id":"64b23e7485c1a56567000011","name":"US Elections","publicUrl":"us-elections"}}